Merchandising Assistant, Watches & Jewelry (Temporary)

  • Company: Louis Vuitton North America
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Temporary Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: LVM06012
  • Date of publication: 2018.05.07

Position

Louis Vuitton is recruiting for a Temporary Watches & Jewelry Merchandising Assistant based out of our New York City Office that will support the Watches & Jewelry Merchandising Director of Louis Vuitton Americas with daily activities of the team.  Key aspects of the role include performing ad hoc analysis, updating weekly & monthly reports, creating content for the bi-weekly Retail Newsletter, responding to email inquiries from the retail team, compiling retail product needs and performing weekly stock rebalance with Supply Chain.  In addition, you will assist in the preparation for the High Watchmaking & High Jewelry event by creating product tools, updating training materials, and tracking all sales while updating the internal files accordingly.

As an integral member of the Watches & Jewelry team, you will be the main point of contact for the store network to respond to inquiries in a timely manner.  In order to keep the store teams updated on changes to the assortment, the Merchandising Assistant will create or update tools (i.e. launch documents, look-books, and assortment modelarios) and distribute to store.  You will also gather qualitative feedback while analyzing market trends and category product needs based on sales results to share with the Director.  Lastly, this individual will create and update dashboards on both a weekly and monthly basis to use when sharing findings with both the Director and cross-functional counterparts to explain changing business needs and trends.


Profile

We are eager to speak to individuals with one to two years of experience in Merchandising or Financial Analysis, preferably in the retail industry, that have a strong product sensibility and knowledge of the competitive landscape with a passion for the luxury industry.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills with strong analytical abilities, such as organizing, evaluating, and interpreting data.  You will be highly driven, organized, proactive, and detail oriented with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines and you will have exceptional communication skills.


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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