Merchandising Assistant

  • Company: Louis Vuitton North America
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: LVM08504
  • Date of publication: 2019.05.01

Position

Louis Vuitton is seeking a Merchandising Assistant based out of our New York City office supporting all members in driving business in the Americas. This role will include organization of Trunk Show and selling events, as well as Summit coordination, product tools creation, sales reporting and recaps, product request follow-up, sample management and competitive analysis. You will monitor sample inventory through Fashion GPS, ship and receive samples to/from stores, analyze the market seasonally and prepare recaps on trends, actions and events.

In addition, you will support the VP of Merchandising, including but not limited to calendar management, travel itineraries, expenses and meeting preparation. You will also provide details to logistics to enable Customs approval of product shipments, partner with Press/Advertising on samples for photo shoots and details for editorials, and coordinate Product Lifeline updates from the Merchandising team.


Profile

We are eager to speak to individuals that have at least two years' experience preferably in retail/merchandising and financial analysis and a Bachelor's degree. In addition, the ideal candidate will have strong analytical and negotiation skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. While not required, foreign language skills specifically in French are a plus.


Additional information

By joining Louis Vuitton, you will receive a generous benefits package*, including but not limited to medical coverage, retirement plan, employee referral bonus program, gym membership and employee discounts. In addition to working with the most talented and inspirational leaders within the luxury market you will also have an opportunity to attend industry renowned training and have access to unparalleled career opportunities both within Louis Vuitton and the LVMH Group.

As a Louis Vuitton employee you will have an opportunity to engage in our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts on both a local & global level with various communities and organizations and to also partake in initiatives to raise funds for our charity partner UNICEF.

*Please note that restrictions may apply to part-time and temporary employees

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