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Assistant, Merchandising- Women's Collection

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Ralph Lauren New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago


United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children's, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

Responsible for providing merchandising support, manage samples upon completion of a collection as well as administrative duties requiring the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, demonstrate flexibility and confidentiality.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Merchandise Assistant

  • Execute and manage integrity of line definition in Global Front End merchandising system for all categories.

  • Re-cap weekly best sellers and present findings to team.

  • Assist building Fabric to Sketch, Body Charts and RMT

  • Assist with line opening preparation and material

  • Manage/Track samples post market and until the Runway Show. Manage requests from PR, Sales, Tech Design, Production, Design. All tracking to be done through Fashion GPS

  • Managing showroom calendar

  • Follow up with teams or colleagues on outstanding information or materials as requested

  • Communicate & distribute all critical merchandising information to key functional areas on a timely basis.

Administrative Assistant Responsibilities

  • All general administrative tasks including calendar, expense reporting, responding to basic requests

  • Coordinate VP's travel arrangements; ensure travel plans are aligned with others on the same trip to the extent possible

  • Responsible for creating meeting agendas, deck preparation, and organizing recaps

  • When necessary maintain confidential employee records, including: vacation/personal time tracking and performance management documentation

  • Monitor office supplies and reorder as needed

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent cross-cultural, cross division, cross functional communication and partnering skills

  • Detail and solution oriented

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Maintain a fast paced environment

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook

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