LVJ/ Merchandiser

Tokyo, Japan
05 June 2022
Permanent Job

Position

MISSION STATEMENT

  • To support for fashion category’s Merchandising team
  • To support the development of the action plans to achieve target sales and sell-through
  • To be part of the fashion merchandising team, working with central sales merchandisers, Louis Vuitton stores, and other counterparts

REPORTING STRUCTURE

  • Director, Fashion Merchandising

INTERNAL WORKING RELATIONS

  • All Merchandising and VM team
  • Other departments, such as National Sales, Supply Chain/Logistics, Customer Event, PR/Communication, Advertising & Digital, Customer Service, CDDR, After Sale Service, Quality, etc
  • Fashion Category Managers in Louis Vuitton stores in Japan (24 stores)
  • Central Fashion Marketing and Merchandising teams in Paris

EXTERNAL WORKING RELATIONS

  • Suppliers (Travel agents, event coordinators, translation company etc.)

Profile

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist all merchandising related duties such as ;

  1. Prepare and analyze necessary data for buying, and support buying for showrooms
  2. Support to prepare collection presentation for client advisors
  3. Visit Louis Vuitton stores for category managers to identify issues and support them to take actions
  4. Prepare weekly/monthly sales and sell through reports
  5. Check inventories and sell-through data, and follow up with stock rebalancing plan in cooperation with Merchandiser & Supply Chain
  6. Prepare announcements/information to the stores related to product launch, allocation, and retrieval
  7. Respond to inquiries from stores
  8. Support in-store events and openings/renewals of stores.
  9. Understand the market trend and competitors’ actions & support preparing feedback to the central marketing team
  10. Understand quality issues and follow up with necessary actions in collaboration with the quality department
  11. Check contents for brochures, PR materials, advertisement, and website
  12. Be responsible for handling the sample
  13. Arrangement of Business Trips

Key Requirements

  • RTW/SHOES Buying experiences (at least 3 Years)
  • Good command of English (TOEIC 800 up), and native speaker of Japanese
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills
  • PC skills (Excel, Powerpoint, and Word) necessary

COMPETENCIES

  • Drive for results
  • Customer focus
  • Building effective teams

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • The same position at other branch in LVMH Group.
  • Increased responsibilities in line with growth of the company
Reference: LVM17100