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Retail Merchandising Coordinator

Stuart Weitzman

Milan, 25, IT

Stuart Weitzman is a leading luxury accessories brand that is synonymous with strength in femininity. Defined by an energetic, modern and bold attitude, SW is known for its unique approach to melding fashion, function and fit in every silhouette. The brand’s focus on creating timeless, effortless shoes and handbags that are engineered to empower women with both confidence and comfort has resonated around the world, as SW is now available in all corners of the globe through an array of websites, boutiques and retail partners.

 

Stuart Weitzman is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation and inclusivity.

Summary:  The Retail Merchandising Coordinator, will support the Merchandising and buying team by providing administrative support and contributing to overall processes. This will be a key role in supporting the teams, drive the performance against sales and margin targets, maximizing pre- and in-season inventory and channel-level opportunities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Merchandising and Buying team with the weekly/monthly reporting around key deadlines, deliverables, and meetings,
  • Develop assortments by location by analyzing product performance, customer and store feedback, and competitive landscape,
  • Run weekly reporting, analyze product performance, and make action recommendations,
  • Manage the store replenishment process and monitor available inventory by size,
  • Own sku level open-to-buy and reforecast sales, inventory, and margin on a monthly basis,
  • Make pricing and promotion recommendations to maximize sales and turn while meeting margin targets,
  • Manage pricing updates in the system and communication to stores,
  • Update internal planning system on monthly basis to reflect the latest inventory levels,
  • Support and partner with the wider Buying, Inventory Management & Allocation team as and when required,
  • Partner closely with merchandising to identify inventory needs and analyze size curve performance,
  • Build and maintain assortment tools and sku counts.

 

The accomplished individual will possess…

  • University Degree
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Very good English proficiency (crucial)
  • Minimum 2-4 years Merchandise Planning and Inventory management experience
  • Experience in a Retail company
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel required (v-lookups, pivot tables, complex formulas, etc.)
  • Organized, analytical and with very strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable partnering with many different teams
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Enthusiastic in working towards achieving team objectives and goals

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

 

Stuart Weitzman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Stuart Weitzman at www.stuartweitzman.com.

Req ID:  61925


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