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Company:  Madewell
Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Date:  Jan 29, 2021

DMM - Madewell Mens Merchandising

Responsibilities

Analysis

        • Partners with planning and allocation on seasonal investment strategy by channel and region to ensure big ideas and growth drivers are protected.
        • Consolidates hind-sighting/testing to ensure continuous improvement
        • Demonstrate financial acumen through knowledge of and ability to impact financial outcomes
        • Strategic and analytic – thinks strategically, conceptually and creatively; drives and delivers results
        • Collaboration – proven ability influencing at all levels and making decisions cross-functionally in a matrix environment where speed is crucial

 

People Leadership

  • Develops individuals; provides thoughtful and timely feedback
  • Successfully leads a large merchant team and is the point-person for their cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrates executive presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration with a senior leadership team
  • Experience leading through significant change and transformation to move an organization forward
  • Proven track record of assessing, attracting and developing best-in-industry leaders and teams
  • Identify talent and groom future leaders

 

Pre-Season

  • Leads, directs, develops Merchandising team from concept, milestone, and final assortment stages of product development
  • Drives higher level strategies such as print direction, color direction, and fabric platforming opportunities
  • Makes sure commercially viable product has the right price/value/fashion equation is delivered on time and drives increased earnings and profitability.
  • Identifies product opportunities and assesses product price position within the competitive landscape
  • Creates strong assortment architecture
  • May participate in development trips with design and production to ensure vision and intent are executed successfully
  • Communicate long-term and seasonal merchandising strategies to cross-functional areas
  • Creates marketing opportunities that are supported by merchandise investments

 

In Season 

        • Builds assortments that meet global and regional needs and deliver a single, efficient, detailed global assortment plan to Design
        • Partners with Design on product strategies and requirements to ensure customer needs are met, while remaining innovative
        • Partners with Marketing and Visual Merchandising to ensure consistent consumer experience through execution of cohesive product vision and linked to investment
        • Communicate the Division’s product development and marketing needs
        • Help lead the resource and succession planning activities for the Division

 

Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Self-motivated, multi-tasker
  • High taste level
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10 + years of experience

 

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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