Merchandising Assistant, Shoes

  • Company: Louis Vuitton North America
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Temporary Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: LVM08928
  • Date of publication: 2019.07.02

Position

Louis Vuitton is seeking a temporary Merchandising Assistant that will support Merchandising Managers for Men's and Women's shoes based out of our New York City office for a minimum of six months. Key aspects of this role include generating and analyzing reports to recap business on both a weekly and monthly basis, updating the company Intranet to ensure accurate information is provided to stores and other administrative support for the team. This role also includes developing competitive analyses of the Shoe market with a comprehensive recap on pricing, trends and actions across all categories and maintaining sample closet organization, coordinating all shipments and tracking efforts.

The Merchandising Assistant will collaborate with various departments, including the Parts Marketing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Digital and Visual Merchandising teams to support Shoe initiatives. The Merchandising Assistant will also partner with Merchandising Managers to outline strategic stock pushes & rebalances, pop up and trunk show assortments, and other ad hoc product needs. This role also serves as the point of contact for all Shoe special orders, remaining in regular communication with Paris partners.


Profile

We are eager to speak to individuals that possess a Bachelor's degree, and 1-2 years of merchandising experience (inclusive of internships). The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of product sensibility and knowledge of competitive landscape, strong analytical and critical thinking skills and strong organization skills with adherence to strict deadlines. As the Merchandising Assistant for Shoes, you will have advanced computer literacy skills, including advanced Excel skills (v-lookup, if/sum if formulas, pivot tables, etc.) and strong understanding of retail math. Lastly, the ability to take initiative and ownership of their work, having excellent verbal and written communication skills, and possessing a "can-do" attitude are essential to the role. Fluency in French 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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