Obtain an extensive knowledge of the product lines to effectively communicate company key initiatives, quarterly assortments, and store selling to our partners. Review business and assortments to determine additional opportunities based on the needs within each country. Work directly with the planning team to communicate product opportunities based on sales history, volume, store layouts, and capacities. Create assortment plans for INTL Skechers stores in over 20 countries focusing on key initiatives and historical selling data to help maximize sales.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS-
Collaborate with INTL Merchandising Manager on overall country assortments to drive sales
Be a product expert to be able to communicate product lines and build compelling assortments for retail stores.
Review store assortments to determine additional opportunities based on sales, company key initiatives, and country specific needs.
Review U.S. retail store trends to communicate bestsellers to countries to leverage store testing and buys.
Review monthly and quarterly retail sales reports to determine what categories are driving the business and where there is opportunity to grow the business (division, outsole, style/sku level).
Effective communication thru email and conference calls to discuss business and future opportunities.
Meet with distributors to discuss current business, store assortments and future store openings.
Daily collaboration and communication with Planning, Product, and Customer Service teams
Assortment planning background with a large volume of skus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Build and grow INTL relationships
Outstanding time management skills
Flexible schedule for INTL calls early or late in the evening
Trends and sales analysis
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-
4+ years experience in Merchandising
Advanced Excel skills including Pivot Tables and V look-ups
Retail sales experience a plus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Pay range for this position is $85,000 - $100,000/ year.
Paid Parental Leave: including time for fathers and adopting parents.
Short term & long-term disability and life insurance at no cost to the employee.
Extensive medical, dental, and vision plans with multiple carries, including EPO, HPN and PPO plans.
Competitive 401k plan and employer matching.
Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Savings Account (FSA) offerings.
Paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.
Pet Insurance available.
Onsite wellness programs at company headquarters including fitness classes, acupuncture, and chiropractor.
Employee stock purchase program
Employee product discount of 50%; employee sample sales and family and friends discount throughout the year.
Skechers Company Culture and growth strategy is deeply infused with internal career growth and opportunities for learning.