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Buyer / Merchant, Women's Denim

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Buyer / Merchant, Women’s Denim

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length:  4 Months

Location: San Francisco, CA

Pay Rate:  $25/hour

 

**A Fortune 500 Fashion Company is looking for an experienced merchant for their Women’s team.  The women’s merchant will develop and execute seasonal line plans that drive top and bottom line growth utilizing their expertise in consumer, customer and competitor intelligence **

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates what is working effectively or not and creates actionable insights that inform the line architecture
  • Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking and how to apply to the business
  • Provides competitive analysis, product performance data, marketplace trends and seasonal requirements to inform the line architecture
  • Passion for interpreting and applying consumer, customer and competitor intelligence in developing product line and growth strategies for the women’s denim category
  • Works with design and product development to drive and execute product assortments
  • Works with sales, demand planning and customer accounts to drive and execute the brand vision and ensure financial targets are achieved
  • Together with Director of Merchandising, owns performance against revenue, profit and margin targets
  • Works with accounts to understand productivity of assortment and on going needs

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years direct merchandising experience in wholesale or retail
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel is most relevant)
  • Experience analyzing, interpreting and applying selling / consumer data
  • Track record of building profitable assortment plans
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience working with accounts or retail stores to deliver profitable and relevant assortment
  • Experience in Women’s Denim category preferred

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