Job TH Outlet Merchandiser

PVH Corp.

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner's and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

PVH Europe

PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that's fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of "classic American cool" style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men's, women's and kids' sportswear, Tommy Hilfiger Denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.5 billion in 2015.

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.

  • The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

Position Description

The Outlet Team is part of the European Retail Team based in Amsterdam.

To ensure that our Own and Operated and Franchise Outlet stores are fully supported we are currently seeking a Junior Outlet Merchant who will take the responsibility of putting commercial outlet assortments together for Kids & Licensed Goods for the European market.

The Junior Outlet Merchant works closely with the planning team to define the best outlet assortments for different store types to ensure commercial, profitable and appealing collections in all stores.

The Junior Outlet Merchant monitors the overall Outlet Performance of the area of responsibility on a weekly basis, analyzes merchandise needs and Promotional / Markdown opportunities, actively participating in the "in Season Management" calls with our country Buying & Merchandising Teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating Commercial & Profitable Collections for the Outlet Channel, ensuring we have a balanced assortment across all Store Clusters.
  • In season Management, Partnering with Planning & Operations to hold Bi weekly Calls with our Buying & Merchandising Offices across Europe to influence and advise on trading decisions.
  • Build and develop relationships with our Wholesale division, enabling you to understand Brand direction and Full Price selling, helping you to build the most commercial and Outlet appropriate collections.
  • Working with the VM team to deliver seasonal and in Season store communication, ensuring you impart your vision and Merchandise strategy through the guidelines.
  • Working with External License Partners, creating strong relationships, resulting in a smooth buying and Operational Process

Position Requirements

  • Positive & flexible mentality
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong command of the English language, written and spoken
  • Team Player
  • Experience in building collections and defining retail pricing strategies
  • Preferably experience in outlet fashion environment
  • Analytical and good with numbers
  • HBO level or equivalent

Recruiter

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to PVH must have a current PVH Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource/Talent Acquisition Department. In addition agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists or Managers. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of PVH. PVH will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


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