Merchandising Assistant, Shoes
Louis Vuitton is seeking a Merchandising Assistant that will support Merchandising Managers for Men’s and Women’s Shoes for a period of six months in our New York office. Key responsibilities of the Merchandising Assistant will be generating reports, creating store tools & updating the Intranet, staying up-to-date of competitive offerings and key influencers, overseeing special order processes, and managing samples. This role will serve as point of contact for all Shoe special orders, including performance tracking, sharing program & delivery updates with stores. The Merchandising Assistant will also own all tool updates, including price changes, delivery updates, and cancellations using PowerPoint, Excel and other web-based platforms including buy books, launch updates, product books and sizing guides. Additionally, this role will develop competitive analyses of Shoe market with a comprehensive recap on pricing, trends, actions and events across all categories by gender.
The Merchandising Assistant will collaborate with cross-function partners including Paris Marketing & Merchandising teams, Supply Chain, Logistics, Digital, Press and Visual Merchandising teams to support Shoe initiative. This role will also regularly communicate regularly with stores, update company Intranet to ensure accurate information and handle general administrative tasks including scheduling meetings, conference rooms, and shipping samples.
We are eager to speak to individuals with 1-2 years of merchandising experience (inclusive of internships) with strong product sensibility, knowledge of competitive landscape and passion for the luxury fashion industry. Computer literacy (Excel: v-lookup, if/sumif formulas, pivot tables, etc., PowerPoint) is critical to the role, as well as strong analytical and thinking skills. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of retail math, be organized, detail oriented and have a “can do” attitude. Additionally, foreign language (French) is a plus!
By joining Louis Vuitton, you will receive a generous benefits package*, including but not limited to medical coverage, retirement plan, employee referral bonus program, gym membership and employee discounts. In addition to working with the most talented and inspirational leaders within the luxury market you will also have an opportunity to attend industry renowned training and have access to unparalleled career opportunities both within Louis Vuitton and the LVMH Group.
As a Louis Vuitton employee you will have an opportunity to engage in our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts on both a local & global level with various communities and organizations and to also partake in initiatives to raise funds for our charity partner UNICEF.
*Please note that restrictions may apply to part-time employees
Louis Vuitton is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.