Role Mission

To provide support to the Merchandising Business and buying process for Gucci America, working closely with our Merchants and Retail department.

Key Accountabilities 

Provide support in developing seasonal purchase, markdown, and sales plans by store for the category
Manage reports for the category
Monitor the progress of sales and profitability of the category
Analyze selling trends and react with reorders and cancellation
Inventory management: execute proactive consolidations to ensure profitability and satisfy market’s needs
Optimize buying by store in order to maximize opportunities by market and follow up with appropriate allocation
Study and report on competitors pricing, product and merchandising presentation strategies
Participate in European travel for fashion presentations, meetings and seasonal buys
Store Visits (required at least 1 per month): travel to local markets several times each season to understand the clientele and needs of each store

Job Requirements 

Bachelor degree in Fashion Business or related discipline
A minimum of 1-2 years of relevant buying experience gained within a fashion luxury environment
Commercial awareness and strong business acumen
Proven ability to drive results
Passionate about exceeding corporate goals and driving business through excellent execution
Ability to understand current market trends and buying psychology
Strong analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
Excellent organizational skills
Strong communication skills

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