Merchandiser

LSPACE by Monica Wise
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

L*Space, an established fast growing premium swimwear and apparel manufacturer based in Costa Mesa, CA is seeking a Merchandiser for our merchandising team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with Director of Merchandising to develop seasonal line plans by category to build a compelling assortment that is successful at Wholesale and ECOM
  • Actively participate and works closely with Design team and Director of Merchandising in line reviews to ensure a well-balanced assortment
  • Maintain all seasonal tools: Line Plan, Merch Buysheet, CADs, Costing Files etc.
  • Partner with Design, PD and Production to hit target margins
  • Review weekly sales recaps by channel, category, product type, and color – incorporate key learnings into future product strategies and identify assortment opportunities
  • Continually think outside the box on how to drive key product strategies, chase trends, improve speed-to-market and increase profitability
  • Complete competitive analysis of the retail landscape on a regular basis
  • Work with cross functional partners to adhere to internal development calendar, ensuring timely sample deliveries
  • Build trusting relationships with all parts of the organization to allow for open feedback and forward-thinking dialogue
  • Provide all product information for sales pre-market, facilitating line-to-sales meetings.
  • Manage off-calendar product requests, exclusives, and collaborations to ensure that key deliverable dates are met
  • Oversee order and accuracy of CAD and line updates on a weekly basis
  • Attend weekly fittings and provide insight on styling and fit
  • Travel and attend trade shows as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising or a related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Retail or Wholesale Merchandising
  • Knowledge of retail math and merchandise planning
  • Analytical experience in retail math including mark-up, gross margins, sell-through, etc.
  • Computer literate with a strong emphasis on Excel
  • Detail oriented, solution-oriented team-player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Full Circle experience is preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Retail Fashion Buying is preferred

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