Regional Assistant Merchandiser, North America

New York, NY, USA
Posted 6 hours ago
$59,000 — $65,000 / year
Full time

Company Description

Are you looking for a company that pushes the boundaries and creates a community inclusive of everyone? We are currently recruiting a Regional Assistant Merchandiser, North America.

Reporting to the Regional Senior Supply Chain Merchandiser and based out of our office in New York, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to help shape the future growth of COS, build brand awareness and elevate our customer experience, contributing to our ambition to establish COS as a Sustainable International Power Brand in North America.

As the Regional Assistant Merchandiser, you will be responsible for supporting the Omni Concept Merchandisers with the Region’s expansion projects by executing the plan and workload for each new opening, rebuild, and closing project in partnership with the Area team. You will maintain an overview of allocation and replenishment and take actions accordingly to maximize for each project. You will also support the Omni Concept Merchandisers with the implementation of each Concept’s strategy.

About COS: Since our launch in 2007 we have opened stores and sell online in over 40 countries worldwide. Our collection offers elevated essentials, iconic pieces and innovative design. The creative soul of the brand is visualized through our storytelling, seasonal runway shows and connect with contemporary culture to create an experience beyond the expected. From the beginning, our design ethos has always put lasting style, quality and sustainability first. Today 92% of the materials in our collection are more sustainably sourced.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities includes but is not limited to**

  • Serve as the expert of stock actions and planning for expansion projects inclusive of but not limited to budget preparation to stock execution.
  • Fully own each expansion project’s deadline ensuring you set a clear timeline and consistently follow it up to secure execution while guaranteeing the commercial impact of stock for each store opening.
  • Support Omni Concept Merchandisers on report updating and execution of system work.
  • Execute promotion list, space management list, and end of pieces list are published in system for both Store and Online channel as needed.
  • Secure quality of each expansion project with analysis on stock, income, buying levels and selling for new and rebuilding stores
  • Assist in setting realistic recommendations for concept space in new and rebuilding stores.
  • Set initial allocation and replenishment strategy for new and rebuilding stores.
  • Coach Area Controllers on allocation strategy and follow up on allocation parameters for new stores .
  • Serve as the link between the warehouses, Area, Visual Expansion and Store Development team in setting and informing about allocation dates and delivery planning for new stores.
  • Plan garment flow during rebuilding store departments and store relocation together with project merchandiser and visual team.

Alignment to our company values is the most important characteristic we look for in all new joiners. Our values are the behaviours that we appreciate above and beyond anything else. We are




, we dare to be


, we believe in

constant improvement,

and we

empower and trust

you to take ownership. Our values are part of who we are, what we stand for and how we act.

  • Highly analytical and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Preferred experience on Fashion retail market
  • Self-starter and ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and peers.
  • Team player – flexible, motivated, open-minded and a fast learner
Additional Information

COS, alongside Arket, Monki, Weekday, Afound, & Other Stories and H&M, is one of several unique brands that make up the H&M group. The H&M Group employs over 170,000 people in 74 markets across the globe, and we are the 2nd largest fashion company in the world. Since launching COS in 2007, we have opened more than 200 stores worldwide.

Job Status: Salary, Exempt


Compensation: Hiring range is $59,000 – $65,000 annually***


We believe in putting people first and at COS we know our colleagues are our greatest assets; this is why we are fully committed to investing in you. We offer:

  • 25% Staff Discount (Useable at any Brand within H&M Group)
  • Medical, Pharmacy, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off inclusive of up to 3 weeks of Vacation time; 7 Company acknowledged Holidays; Volunteer Day; and your birthday! As well as Wellness time for your well-being!
  • Wellness
  • Holiday
  • Parental Pay
  • 401K
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care FSA.
  • Plus, additional Voluntary Benefits.

You will have the flexibility to work both remotely and, from the office. While remote working is an integral part of our part of our offer, approx.


days per week office presence will be required to foster strong collaborations and teamwork.

  • This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities assigned for this job at the company’s discretion.
  • COS, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at this location at the time of this posting. COS may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications. This range may be modified in the future.

Ready to apply? Click on the I’M INTERESTED link where you can upload your CV securely. Once we have received your application, we will keep you updated regularly about the status of your application so please look out for our email.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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