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Knit Merchandiser

Lafayette 148 New York


Location:
New York, New York 10013
Date:
09/18/2017
2017-09-182017-10-18
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Lafayette 148 New York
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Job Details

The Merchandiser supports the Merchandise Director as well as the entire Merchandising team in managing daily needs of the business.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage Knits/Blouses and Cut & Sew product categories for all fits including Petite and Plus

  • Style Creation and maintenance in DeSL system as needed

  • Partner/collaborate daily with cross-functional teams on sample requests, costings and sales requests

  • Facilitate prep work for key meetings like Costing, Line Opening and Seasonal/Pre-Hindsight meetings

  • Analyze sales to identify opportunity strengths and weaknesses for stronger planning and retail results.

  • Participate and present in seasonal preliminary and corporate hindsight meetings

  • Process special product requests

  • Team support on systems and process improvements

  • Gain a strong understanding of the Lafayette 148 customer; monitor competition at key accounts monthly via website reviews and store visits and communicate back to the team.

  • Proof all Catalog and marketing materials for Knits/Blouses and Cut n Sew

  • Handle other responsibilities and projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field of study required
  • 5+ years’ Merchandising experience required with a specialization in Knitwear

  • DeSl and BC experience a plus

  • Extensive experience in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word, Power Point and SkyPad

  • Strong prioritization skills, sense of urgency and multi-tasking ability

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation ability and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Excellent follow up and attention to detail skills

  • Self-starter and an entrepreneurial spirit desired

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