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Director of Merchandising, Women's

New York, NY 10016

Posted: 03/19/2018 Job Category: Merchandising Job Number: 93647

Title of Job: Director of Merchandising, Women's

Company Description: Fashion E-Commerce Start-up

Location: New York, NY (full relocation provided)

Key Responsibilities:

-Spearhead strategy to grow omni-channel luxury Women's business. 

-Drive profitable results by executing merchandising strategies aligned with the Company vision

-Demonstrate strong understanding of the advanced contemporary and luxury marketplace and trends in Women’s Ready-to-Wear, Footwear and Accessories

-Develop innovative new business and sales driving ideas for the website

-Oversee supply and demand and inventory levels

-Manage, develop and inspire Head Merchants as well as indirect reports providing feedback and guidance on best-practices in e-commerce merchandising

-Review weekly business reports and communicate high-level summaries and new trends to President and other executive management

-Function as a strong partner to Editorial, Marketing, Planning, Buyers and Operations to ensure that all departments are aligned on all promotional efforts and calendars

-Ensure that all processes are current and effective; implement new initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the buying area

-Competitive analysis to grow and develop product assortment strategy


-8+ years in a GMM or similar role; MUST have experience in Luxury Women's Ready-to-Wear

-Omni-channel experience heavily preferred; E-Commerce or Retail required

-Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovate mindset

-Proven negotiation skills and vendor-management experience

-Demonstrated ability to take ownership of and drive business performance

-Exceptional interpersonal, motivational, and communication skills

-BA/BS required, MBA preferred

Salary: DOE plus bonus, benefits and equity

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