Collects feedback and sales on style level to feed Divisions and Head of Sales CK
Supports Head of CK in developing annual and seasonal budgets for franchisee and wholesale channels on product group level.
Monitors competitors‘ actions in market like pricing, launchin, pricing and gives feedback to Head of Sales.
Develops seasonal financial plans at various levels of detail. Budgeting per door per product group for respective division
Develops assortments that support overall Divisional strategy of in stock positioning for key merchandise categories, taking into account fixture capacity, balanced presentations, accurate and timely receipt flow.
Preparation of budget figures and transmission in common list formats
Presents and sells the collections to franchisee and wholesale partners
Leads buying appointments (process and schedule)
Ensures order confirmation sent to all customers on-time
Maintenance of buying sheets (range plan)
Preparation and participation in seasonal Kick Offs
Accountable for merchandise division performance, recommends revisions to the merchandise plan/forecast based on sound analysis and ensures corrective actions are implemented. In season re-planning
Monitor and update forecasts due to sales trends, merchandise availability and other changes in the business for the respective Product Division
Analyze product performance on respective Division, classification and style level and react appropriately to sales trends
Plans and executes market visits
Bachelor’s degree in a field like business, marketing or economics
3+ years’ experience in retail merchandise planning, buying, merchandising
preferably working background in fashion showroom
Willingness to travel -30%-40%
Advanced MS Office skills with an ability to understand new retail systems quickly
Excellent command of the English language, written and spoken - ability to communicate and manage at all levels, up, across and down both verbally and in writing.
Effective time manager, prioritizing skills and an excellent people manager
Excellent organizational skills. Be organized and have a logical approach to work with a strong attention to detail.
Able to prioritize tasks with purpose, priority, time lines and quickly resolve issues that may arise.
Team player; be able to build relationships with colleagues spread over Europe.
Perfect social and communicative skills as well as leadership skills