Merchandising Director, Men’s

New York, United States
15 September 2021
Permanent Job

Position

Louis Vuitton has a unique opportunity for a Merchandising Director of Men’s who will drive all Men’s product categories, including Leather Goods, Shoes, Accessories, Travel, and Ready-to-Wear, in the North and Latin American business.  Based in New York and reporting to the VP of Merchandising, this pivotal role will lead strategies for the universe that are market-specific in collaboration with Corporate partners both locally and in Paris with the support of our store network to drive business.  With an in-depth knowledge of the Men’s merchandising landscape, you will develop and drive profitable merchandising business plans that are in line with local and global strategy while meeting the consumer’s needs.  You will also manage all product launches to ensure business opportunities are maximized and remain present in the market to understand the needs of our clients in each specific market.

As a cross functional partner of multiple functions such as Supply Chain, Client Development, Visual Merchandising, Digital, and Communications, you will relay buying initiatives gathered from the four annual buying sessions in Paris and develop initiatives to deliver to the store network in order to achieve sales targets.  Having a close partnership with Training, you will assist with the organization and delivery of product trainings and creation of communication tools to distribute to the store network.  Additionally, you will be responsible for the management of merchandising professionals in order to drive the success of the categories within the Men’s Universe.

Profile

We are eager to speak to professionals who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in conjunction with a minimum of ten years’ of experience in buying with management of multiple categories such as leather goods, Ready-to-Wear, and Accessories.  The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded individual who possesses the ability to lead a business and a team, with a provide track record of delivering business growth and innovative merchandising solutions.  As a strong team player, you will be required to be hands-on when necessary and understand the importance of the detail behind the business for which you are responsible for.  Given the fast paced nature of the business, you will be adaptable, agile, and thrive working in a high profile and dynamic business.

Additional information

Louis Vuitton is a company that respects the uniqueness of each employee and offers everyone the means to find their place and thrive. We promote initiatives aimed at supporting professional equality for everyone. We strive to go above and beyond purely symbolic measures by building a culture focused on meaningful strategies aimed at creating an inclusive workforce.

In addition to a generous benefits package, unparalleled career development opportunities, both locally & globally, as an employee at Louis Vuitton, you can expect to be provided with industry leading training which will offer you an in-depth insight into the luxury and retail environment. 

Reference: LVM14040