Merchandising Intern - 6 Months

  • Company: Nicholas Kirkwood
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: NKWD00065
  • Date of publication: 2019.03.29

Position

Reporting to the Merchandising Director and working closely with Collection Merch, Design & PD, Wholesale and Production teams, the Merchandising Analyst Intern supports the Merchandising Director in buying the collection for retail, analysing the performance and driving business by region, channel (wholesale and retail), collection and product. This will involve understanding and communicating market needs and business specificities in order to achieve company goals.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize and prepare seasonal product/ merchandise recaps
  • Buying report preparation
  • Assist with weekly selling reports and analysis and corrective actions on stock allocations, transfers, reorders
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the competitive landscape and target customer profile through regular research and competitive analysis (offer, price mapping)
  • Supports the edits of the collection showing major business trends and highlighting different markets' needs
  • Work together with Supply Chain to guarantee deliveries
  • Collaborate to the creation of seasonal product training manuals and knowledge packs
  • Help with general administration duties to ensure smooth running of the department

Profile

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A fluent level in English is essential
  • Education: to Degree level or above, major in Fashion Management not mandatory but beneficial
  • Experience: internship or work experience in a luxury fashion brand beneficial
  • Software: excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, more specifically in Excel
  • Good team player and ability to work independently with high levels of motivation
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Strong organisational skills

 

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