Product Executive, Wholesale

Department:  Wholesale
City:  London
Country:  GB

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

JOB PURPOSE

As a Wholesale Product Executive you will be responsible for effectively managing all aspects Childrenswear product across the EMEIA wholesale and Franchise Channel working cross functionally with our Product merchandising team to execute the product strategy in the EMEIA region.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Market

 

  • Own the end to end market process for childrenswear product division
  • Recruit and train temporary sales teams for market
  • Prepare and organise product training packs for regional teams & support with execution of training post market.
  • Post sales campaign reporting: sell in by region/country (by line, function, best sellers, comparison with previous seasons)
  • Manage relationship with specialty accounts, overseeing exclusive projects.

 

Product

 

  • Be responsible for driving the product strategy through the wholesale channel supporting the commercial team.
  • Foster relationships across the regional and corporate merchandising/ planning teams to support and address the requirements of the Wholesale and Franchise business
  • Through extensive competitor analysis, continually look to identify relevant opportunities within the collection
  • Prepare seasonal market wrap-up on product- Best sellers & opportunities
  • Prepare weekly/Monthly/Seasonal analysis on product performance across the region.
  • Comparative shop reports
  • Work closely with planning /merchandising on forecasting for seasonal markets

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Experience in product merchandising, ideally Childrenswear experience.
  • Excellent working knowledge of excel
  • Commercial and trend awareness
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical mindset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to establish partnerships across the business
  • Enthusiastic and with the ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to work and multi-task in a busy, fast paced team environment
  • Travel required


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