Merchandising Director Leathergoods

  • Company: Louis Vuitton North America
  • Country/Region: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: LVM09312
  • Date of publication: 2019.09.10


Louis Vuitton have a unique opportunity for a Merchandising Director of Leathergoods who will drive the business in the North and Latin America. Based in New York and reporting to the SVP of Merchandising, this pivotal role will lead strategies for the universe that are market-specific in collaboration with corporate partners both locally and in Paris with the support of our store network to drive business. With an in-depth knowledge of the leathergoods merchandising landscape, you will develop and drive profitable merchandising business plans that are in line with local and global strategy while meeting the consumer's needs. You will also manage all product launches to ensure business opportunities are maximized and remain present in the market to understand the needs of our clients in each specific market.
As a cross functional partner of multiple functions such as Supply Chain, Client Development, Visual Merchandising, Digital, and Communications, you will relay buying initiatives gathered from the four annual buying sessions in Paris and develop initiatives to deliver to the store network in order to achieve sales targets. Having a close partnership with Training, you will assist with the organization and delivery of product trainings and creation of communication tools to distribute to the store network. Additionally, you will be responsible for the management of merchandising professionals in order to drive the success of the leathergoods business.


We are eager to speak to professionals who possess a Bachelor's Degree in conjunction with a minimum of ten years' of experience in buying with management of multiple categories and have proven expertise in the leathergoods market. The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded individual who possesses the ability to lead a business and a team, with a provide track record of delivering business growth and innovative merchandising solutions. As a strong team player, you will be required to be hands-on when necessary and understand the importance of the detail behind the business for which you are responsible for. Given the fast-paced nature of the business, you will be adaptable, agile and thrive working in a high profile and dynamic business.

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 employees


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