Randa Apparel & Accessories
New York, NY, USA
Posted 12 hours ago
Full timeRetail

We are hiring a driven SENIOR MERCHANDISER to join our high calibre team at Randa Apparel & Accessories in New York, NY.

Growing your career as a Full Time SENIOR MERCHANDISER is an awesome opportunity to develop useful skills.

If you are strong in creativity, leadership and have the right drive for the job, then apply for the position of SENIOR MERCHANDISER at Randa Apparel & Accessories today!

Randa Apparel & Accessories is one of the world’s leading fashion clothing and accessories companies, spanning 11 countries, with a portfolio of 30 brands including Levi’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Dickies and over 100 years of industry leadership. From the #1 dress pant brand in North America to the #1 belt and wallet, RAA produces exceptional products and services worldwide, delighting customers and making partners successful.

Position Summary

The Senior Merchandiser is responsible for developing seasonal line plan architecture for their area of responsibility (AOR) and oversees full life-cycle development for the upcoming season. This job may oversee different brand(s) (approximately one to two brand(s)) and may also manage Assistant Merchandisers.

Essential Job Functions

Reviews previous selling with Design team, analyzes trends and presents recommendations for new season.

Collaborates with the Design team in developing the seasonal line by giving direction on styles and colors.

Manages presentation preparation by working with the Sales team on the meeting requirements. This also includes pulling actual products for key account meetings, market weeks and trade shows.

Processes adoptions by completing style set-ups in Product Lifestyle Management (PLM), conducting hand-off meetings with Sourcing Coordinators, and verifying all product details and quotes.

Owns and manages the calendar workflow to ensure timely completion of all seasonal milestones and crucial presentations.

Conducts follow-up with suppliers with daily email communications about questions, sample status, costing, resourcing and adoptions.

Coordinates with factories to develop prototypes. Reviews prototypes and ensures they are made according to specifications.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Education/License Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising or equivalent degree/experience

General Experience Requirements

Required: 5years’ experience in merchandising of consumer products, design, or product development

Accessories design experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities (e.g. Software Proficiency, Language, Project Management)

Technical knowledge as it relates to raw materials and finished goods manufacturing

Supervisory Experience And/or Leadership Skills

Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and other Office Products, Adobe Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop a plus

Knowledge of Product Development Cycle Management such as PLM or similar program

Excellent presentation skills for internal and external customers

Working Conditions/Physical Demands (e.g. Lifting 50 Lbs., Travel Requirements)

Ability to travel frequently on domestic and international trips (25% - 30%), previous experience traveling overseas is a plus.

Must able to receive, lift, open and unpack boxes containing product samples

Core Behavioral Attributes (e.g. Interpersonal And Communication Skills)

Interpersonal, analytical and creative writing/communicating and organizational skills

Ability to organize work activities with attention to detail and good follow-through skills

Strong multi-tasking skills

Strong customer and results driven orientation

What We Offer

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Hybrid work schedule.
  • Three weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment.
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid parental leave.
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance options with low employee contributions.
  • Commuter benefit plan.
  • Optional supplemental life insurance, pet insurance, and accident & critical illness insurance offered at a group discount rate.
  • 401(k).
  • Unlimited access to our award-winning online fitness, and wellness program.
  • A great place to work, fast-paced, with terrific career growth.

Company Benefits

  • Excellent benefits
  • Company offers career progression opportunities
  • Attractive package

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