Director of Merchandising

Country :
USA
State :
New York
County :
New York County
Town :
NEW YORK
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
5 to 10 years

Company description

Confidential

Job description

Our client, a Leading Apparel Company, is currently seeking an experienced Director of Merchandising to join their offices in New York City.

As the Director of Merchandising, you will manage a small team as you oversee the development of product lines and create business strategy to expand sales. You will establish a seasonal merchandising plan and oversee the product development timeline. The ideal candidate is highly analytical and product-oriented with outstanding organizational skills.

Profile

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee product lifecycle from conception to production
  • Create style and sku goals
  • Work closely with development team to reach goals
  • Work with executive team to establish product strategy
  • Present new merchandise collections to internal teams
  • Collaborate with design team on creating product that aligns with the brand’s aesthetic and vision
  • Develop costing strategy and negotiate costs
  • Analyze sales data to determine business strategy
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Merchandising experience in a leadership role
  • Strong project management skills
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Proven ability to lead and manage team
  • Able to make qualitative assessments
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Willing to travel as needed
 
Please submit your resume to be considered.