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[Talent Pool] Merchandiser

Department:  Merchandising
City:  Seoul
Location:  KR
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver the business plan in line with the Company strategy for the Product range, utilizing the support and strength within the Merchandising team, support MD Manager to lead the team to success.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist Merchandising Manager (inspire, motivate, coach, nurture and develop) and to further develop and grow in Korea.
  • Build season OTB based on historical sales analysis & sales target to reflect collection buying.
  • Participate seasonal collection buying (X4) in London to select and range product assortment by stores based on store profile.
  • Analyze & generate periodical sales and KPI reports and propose appropriate action to take.
  • Successfully execute season collections, partner effectively with cross functional team (Retail, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Training, and regional planning and allocation team), influencing on key decisions to deliver the strategic direction for the category.
  • Develop category strategy for upcoming season based on country specific market insights and new product initiatives.
  • Monitor/control fashion & seasonal product performance with target sell-through.
  • Partner with Training team to develop strong product knowledge and styling for the category.
  • Participate in store visits to enhance knowledge of customer base and profile.
  • Create effective working relationships with Corporate Merchandising team to feedback market trend and products and call out for any market specifics.
  • Plan and update store profile in line with market business strategy and product strategy
  • Analyze and run ad-hoc reports to identify business drivers and possible liabilities
  • Research competitors pricing survey to actively communicate with corporate merchants to gain category price competitiveness in the market.
PERSONAL PROFILE
  • At least 6 years of strong merchandising experience and retail mindset.
  • Passion for product/fashion trends.
  • Demonstrates high commercial instinct.
  • Strong analytical and retail math skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills


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