Merchandising Manager

New York Metropolitan Area, USAWFH / Online
Posted 7 days ago
Full timeRetail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

The Merchandise Manager’s primary purpose is to manage assortment building and item level forecasting for the North America Market ensuring the consumer needs are met from an assortment architecture, pricing, trend and balance standpoint. Driver of product selling analysis, insights, research and reporting. Partner with cross functional teams to make certain there is excellent execution across all touch points of the go to market strategy.

Essential Functions:

  • Assortment Planning by Style, collection and product category, as well as other needed segments of product hierarchy
  • Bottoms-Up Style level forecasting by month and quarter
  • Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly business reporting and analysis
  • Hindsight product performance and communicate key cluster needs for product development
  • Partner with Merchandise Planning to jointly own the Open to Buy process and ensure merchandise and demand forecast aligns with lower level product forecast
  • Prepare assortment summaries and business analysis for Global Buy Review presentations with Leadership
  • Partner with Global Assortment Planning, Merchandising, Planning and Supply Planning to safeguard all product needs and ensure North America Cluster financial goals are achieved
  • Review and approve End of Season Sale recommendations from Global team
  • Prepare and support Power Point presentations
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed

Something About You:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Communication, Psychology, Retail, Business Administration/Management
  • 4-6+ years merchandising, planning, and allocation or demand planning experience
  • 2+ years managerial experience and talent development
  • Proficient in Excel, Power Point, BI database reporting skills are +
  • In Store, commercial experience a plus. Strong understanding of the customer.
  • Best in class organizational and communication skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Global Mindset- broad thinker and can connect the dots
  • Passionate about product and industry trends
  • Strong communicator and powerful point of view
  • Team player with good partnership and influencing skills
  • Analytical whiz and strong merchant eye
  • Successful navigating in details as well as higher level
  • Fact based decision maker
  • Collaborative
  • Self Aware
  • Teacher and Coach


  • Max 20 days per year

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