Junior Merchandiser, Emea

ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH CO.
London, UK
Posted 4 days ago
Full time

Company presentation

Our Company

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we're here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are - and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.

Job description

Job Description

  • Develop and execute department and item level planning strategies across Europe & the Middle East for a single gender within our brands.
  • Provide input on regional volume, inventory, and style count targets for all departments within relevant brand and gender.
  • Develop assortment framework for key departments, focusing on crucial items to spark growth and connect with European & Middle Eastern customers.
  • Participate in Home Office milestone meetings, highlighting region-specific strategies for the season.
  • Partner with European promo resources to execute in-season promos and pricing changes.
  • Present weekly updates as part of a regular Monday review process. Present update on strengths / opportunities / recommended actions in regions.
  • Review regional progress against plan, and propose plan adjustments and inventory strategy guidance in collaboration with store planning team.
  • Following each season, execute a detailed hindsight and develop strategies for future seasons at the item and department level.
  • Interface remotely with Home Office teams on a regular basis, carrying out consistent updates and communicating effectively on a day-to-day basis.

Profile

What Do You Need To Bring?

  • Bachelor's degree or University undergraduate equivalent in Business, Finance, Economics or related field required

    · At least 2 years planning experience, preferably in a corporate retail environment preferred

    · Analytically driven with proven critical thinking & problem-solving abilities

    · Clear knowledge of target customer and product trends

    · Excellent communication, presentation, and multi-tasking skills

    · Team-oriented with strong leadership skills

    · A collaborative approach to working with cross-functional partners to achieve the vision of the brand

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