Assistant Merchant, Pink Beauty

L Brands New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 months ago

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Victoria's Secret Beauty is looking for an Assistant Merchant to join the team! This role will be focused on a specific category of business within Beauty. This person is a highly curious, passionate and collaborative individual who will support the strategy of the merchandise assortment through flawless execution.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Know the Product

  • Drive accuracy of product detail through excellent execution and management of assortment documentation and communication

  • Deliver consistent and accurate line plans, sign requests, product information and assortment details

  • Support the merchant/team in delivering financial objectives and maximizing volume and profit by leveraging intuitive insights when building seasonal strategies

  • Assist in key meeting preparation with sample management and deck preparation

  • Identify and deliver marketing/visual strategy and sales education/store operations communications

  • Own the accuracy of samples as well as the physical samples across multiple seasons

  • Participate in seasonal hind-sighting process by sharing customer insights and product rankings

Know the Business

  • Analyze financial results on a weekly basis to influence business leaders' decisions

  • Identify market trends and make recommendations to impact category of business

  • Communicate with the Stores to understand business results and report findings back to team

  • Share customer insights and business recommendations in cross-functional forums

Know the Customer

  • Be in stores on a weekly basis to gain customer feedback and business insights to influence business recommendations

  • Engage in competitive patterning to understand the current market trends and influence product strategy

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Fashion Merchandising or related field

  • 1-3 years of experience; stores/internship experience a plus

  • Fashion junkie strong passion and awareness of fashion, beauty, retail and trends

  • Ability to work independently; be curious, entrepreneurial, self-motivated, and take initiative

  • Highly detail oriented, accurate and can work well in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional communication, prioritizing, collaboration and problem solving skills

  • Ability to be a team player and to foster a commitment to team work among other associates

  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, & Outlook

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.


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