VP Merchandising, Men's
x New York, NY 10016
Title of Job: VP Merchandising, Men's
Company Description: Luxury E-Commerce Start-up
Location: New York, NY (full relocation provided)
-Spearhead strategy to grow omni-channel luxury Men's business across all categories include footwear, apparel, accessories and more.
-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 Men's Ready-to-Wear, Footwear and Accessories
-Develop innovative new business and sale-driving ideas for the website including guiding digital marketing efforts
-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 merchandising with 2+ years in a DMM or VP Merchandising role; MUST have experience in Luxury Menswear with Streetwear/Activewear a plus!
-Omni-channel experience heavily preferred; E-Commerce a must
-Experience in Marketing and/or Editorial a huge plus!
-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 aggressive bonus, benefits and equity in the company