Senior Jewelry Merchandiser

Bulgari
New York Metropolitan Area, USA
Posted 28 days ago
Full timeRetail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

B V L G A R I is looking for a Senior Jewelry Merchandiser!

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Sr. Jewelry Merchandiser will support the operational activities associated with the Jewelry category in the retail network as well as on Bulgari.com. They will communicate and interact proficiently with cross-functional counterparts to assist in project management as it pertains to coordination of new product launches, systematic reporting, set up and monitoring of key initiatives.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Support communication with cross functional teams to address Jewelry activities such as product assortments, discontinuations, pricing, new product plans and new launch strategy materials
  • Build and maintain a merchandising planning calendar that identifies all key seasonal priorities
  • Act as a project lead as it pertains to reports and team presentations, such as new product introductions, current assortment for meetings and conferences
  • Support key initiative information gathering and research as it pertains to the current assortment development and expansions
  • Monitor stock levels and bring to light any actions necessary to rectify missed opportunities and communicate to supply chain and Omni-channel on any product logistics (I.E. notify me prompt)
  • Liaison with B.Com team to ensure product grids encompass overall product strategy for region, as well as report on any foreseen depth issues which could hinder overall product availability
  • Partner and support regional Visual Merchandising teams with in-field execution and product needs for a strong brand presence in key markets

COMMUNICATION AND REPORTING

  • Partner with corporate headquarters to identify product opportunities and build a regular repertoire to influence and further develop local strategic product needs
  • As it relates to the stores assortments, this role will analyze, allocate and rebalance merchandise according to historic sales, market needs, marketing initiatives on a regular basis
  • Provide monthly executive report to leadership team
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting as requested by the VP of Merchandising reliant on reactivity to the business trends
  • Update and share any modifications made to product assortment with commercial teams as it impacts their business
  • Monitor sales performance by various KPIs, not limited to store clusters, rankings, aesthetic lines, product typologies and materials, as well as monitor performance vs. forecast
  • Analyze and monitor competition and report to management on findings about competitors pricing, activities and initiatives
  • Provide data and valuable insights to help attain or surpass company’s targets
  • Power BI reports – build and maintain sales/stock/transfers dashboards related to Jewelry
  • Coordinate weekly and monthly with distribution planning, press and other reporting for cross functional teams as needed
  • Communicate with commercial teams, answering emails as it pertains to product knowledge
  • Monitor sales by sku and cluster
  • Ensure stock availability by managing incoming allocation, special orders, reallocations and miscellaneous requests

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field 7 years’ experience minimum in similar roles
  • Demonstrated understanding of high end retail
  • Jewelry and merchandising background
  • Strong analytical and retail math skills
  • Expertise in Excel & IT Applications (SAP, BW, Power BI)
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills
  • Effective at time management and organizational skills
  • Must be detailed oriented, organized and flexible
  • Strong inter-personal skills and decision making capabilities
  • Able to accurately analyze historical data and forecast emerging trends
  • Ability to manage and uphold departmental standard

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Overall industry knowledge of product category
  • Prior Merchandising experience preferably in a luxury branded product

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