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Merchandising Trainee
Christian Dior
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 5 days ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Merchandising
Seniority: Assistant
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Dior Corporate Trainee participates in a program designed to identify and develop future talent for the organization. By working closely with their assigned Department, the Trainee supports the organization’s short and long-term objectives through day to day administrative and long-term project work. Trainees across departments will collaborate to develop initiatives to improve business results, and present plans to Executive Leadership Team. The Merchandising Trainee is responsible for supporting the department in managing the business strategy for the Americas Boutiques. Main responsibilities include reporting and recaps, product tool creation, competitive market analysis, supporting the buying process, and distribution of the Women’s product category in accordance with total company vision.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Merchandising Functions

  • Review and support running weekly sales reports: Generate a variety of Excel based reports; store and business recaps, ensure tracking to sales targets
  • Manage and follow up daily on product shipping and deliveries
  • Communicate and partner closely with Retail teams to manage day to day product inquiries and present business updates on Retail calls
  • Participate and share new ideas to drive business strategy
  • Assist with weekly stock rebalances to improve sales and sell-thru
  • Monitor and Track Trunk Show Samples
  • Analyze the market and prepare comprehensive recaps on competitive pricing, trends, market activities, and events monthly
  • Support the creation of seasonal launch tools: buy book creation, manage photo and selling tools, ensure client orders are filled accurately, strategically adjust allocations to match reservation needs
  • Assist team during 4 seasonal Buying Markets:
    • Support compilation of premarket analysis: by store and classification. Find opportunities within each region & present strategy to Managers.
    • Remain positive, energetic, and organized while meeting tight deadlines during high-paced and demanding buying sessions

  • Review sales results on Advertising campaigns, catalogue and product highlights

Reporting Functions

  • Prepare and provide analysis on fast/slow sellers and sell-thru report
  • Prepare and compile seasonal qualitative collection feedback for stores
  • Hindsight end of season (EOS) product analysis and recaps
  • Support Merchandising team on weekly reporting across categories

Skills And Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational skills, drive for results and ability to independently problem solve
  • Ability to deliver tight deadlines while being detail oriented
  • Thrive in fast-paced environment with self-motivated mentality
  • Effectively and professionally communicate with Boutique teams
  • Think creatively when analyzing the business
  • Operate all systems and retail programs necessary to perform the job
  • Flexibility to react quickly to changing demands of business; able to set priorities to maximize time effectively and efficiently
  • Technical ability to manage merchandising software
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills

Profile

Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years prior Merchandising/Buying work or internship experience, luxury retail Women’s experience preferred; strong working knowledge of Retail Math and Retail KPIs
  • Strong knowledge of Excel & Powerpoint, proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs

About Christian Dior

Christian Dior was the designer of dreams. In founding his House in 1947, marked by the revolution of the New Look, he metamorphosed his reveries into wonderful creations. His visionary spirit never ceased to make Clients all over the world feel more beautiful, an inspiration for his successors to this day.

Christian Dior Couture, the House of Dreams, is recognized for its French heritage & vibrant culture sublimating its unique Savoir-faire and Creativity through empowering “metiers d’art”. Our Maison is a destination for sustainable growth & success where we shape the future of our Talents in a positive, authentic & generous environment. We bloom & deliver excellence with passion, determination, courage & optimism to offer meaningful & daring codes.

Rich in exceptional heritage, with a community of more than 8.000 talents, our House embodies Christian Dior’s “House of Talents” today more than ever.

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Christian Dior
New York
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