Merchandise Manager - Replenishment

Fashion Nova
Vernon, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

About Us

Fashion Nova is a leading, digital and social commerce platform, and is one of the most visible fashion brands today. Fashion Nova was founded in 2006 when our first store opened its doors. Fast forward to 2013, Fashionnova.com and @fashionnova were born -- our customers became our models and social media became our runway.

Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Today, Fashion Nova is worn and celebrated by the hottest musicians, influencers and fashionistas. Our go-to-market strategy enables style innovation at warp speed, and at an accessible price point. With no plans on slowing down, Fashion Nova is set to provide everyone equal accessibility to fashion.

About The Role

Join our remarkable Team, the Merchandise Manager will oversee and mentor a team of buyers. As a Merchandise Manager you will review plans, comp shop and create promotional strategies for your areas. You will lead the buyers in making strong and innovative style selections while analyzing and forecasting trends.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze selling weekly, digging into the business to identify risks and opportunities
  • Continuously monitor Open To Buy
  • Review reorder list each week to find opportunities for new colors/prints to be added and to identify and maximize new trends that are selling
  • Mentor buyers in vendor relations, attending all vendor meetings to help strengthen their negotiation skills and teach them how to maximize our vendor base
  • Ensure buyers are reacting quickly to best and worst sellers and responding to vendors asap
  • Organize and present your areas’ big ideas on orders so all cross functional teams are aware of key incoming trends
  • Attend and participate in weekly marketing meetings, voicing needs for your categories
  • Coordinate sample collection and hand off for weekly photoshoots
  • Review and approve all extension requests, prices, and colors including lab dip approvals and fabric confirmations for your areas
  • Approve TOPs and resolve all QC issues for your categories
  • Guide fittings, keeping comments focused on major selling points only in order to maintain fastest delivery
  • Cover the area when the Category Director is unavailable, functioning as their back up
  • Must stay up to date and be well-versed in your categories’ competitive landscape
  • Strategically scout and evaluate new vendors to support business needs

Required Skills

  • BA or BS degree preferred
  • 8-9 years of experience in buying, merchandising and or analytical roles with at least 2 year managing and mentoring a team of buyers
  • Fashion savvy/trendsetter
  • Outstanding writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • A creative, self-starter who possesses excellent prioritization and project management skills with a strong sense of organization and meticulous attention to detail
  • A positive go-getter and team player, who can work independently with the ability to troubleshoot within a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite; especially Excel

Benefits

  • Employee Discount
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k Match
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered food, fun events, raffles and free FN swag
  • Summer Fridays at HQ
  • Company Sponsored Parties
  • Team bonding events and programs to strengthen relationships with co-workers

Fashion Nova, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace environment.

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