Our client is a very high end fine Jewelry brand with their US headquarters in NYC.
Help increase stores profit potential. Analyze risks and opportunities of stores inventories and propose inventory allocations. Provide data and valuable insights to help attain or surpass company’s targets. In this role, you will be reporting functionally to the Head of Merchandising in London and locally to the US CEO.
Align with London HQ to develop merchandising strategies
Build and maintain a merchandising planning calendar that identifies all key seasonal priorities
Allocate and balance merchandise according to historic sales, market needs, marketing initiatives
Prepare reports to identify commercial risks and opportunities in both product and store dimensions.
Align proposals with Product and Merchandising Manager to ensure optimal display stock is not affected.
Provide recommendation for new store opening back stock, based on the analysis of the location profile and align with display stock
Identify areas of concern that need attention and provide relevant analysis and proposed action steps.
Communicate with sales staff/stores to identify current and future needs
Analyze and monitor competition and report to management on findings about competitors pricing, activities and initiatives
Responsible for watch needs: allocation, requests, tracking, repairs/customer service
Responsible for international shipping, monitoring TIB deadlines
Bachelor’s degree in business related field with 1 to 3 years related experience
Demonstrated understanding of high end retail
Jewelry and merchandising background
Strong analytical skills
Expertise in Excel
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
Appreciated previous experience: Boucheron, Buccellati, Bulgari, Cartier, Chopard, FRED, Graff, Harry Winston, Mikimoto, Piaget, Tiffany, Van Cleef & Arpels