Merchandising Manager

Merchandising Manager

at Andie

NYC

DESCRIPTION

Andie is looking for a Merchandising Manager to lead in the creation and execution of a product strategy and assortment that meets/exceeds Andie overall business goals. This role will be responsible for knowing market trends, responding to customer feedback, and growing and finding opportunities in Andie’s product library. The individual will own the go-to-market strategy for all product launches and also be influential in executing visual merchandising standards, store assortment strategy, and third party assortment curation. This candidate must be able to understand trends in the industry, communicate effectively cross-functionally, multitask in a fast paced environment, and have an entrepreneurial and energetic spirit. 

This position is full time, benefit eligible with a base salary of $95,000. This role reports into the VP of Planning & Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Build and own seasonal product assortments and establish launch calendar based on past performance, business needs, and market trends
  • Assist with go to market strategy for all seasonal, partnership, and celebrity collection launches
  • Perform market and competitive analysis as well as assist with selling hindsights to identify opportunities in product offering and pricing
  • Seasonally conduct trend research and communicate to Design in scorecard pass off meetings
  • Work with cross functional teams, Creative and Marketing, to inform key investment styles and, in season, track sales performance and communicate insights
  • Maintain and/or communicate system updates for all merchandising buy plans, line sheets, and style master in an accurate and timely manner as well as maintain seasonal product detail documents and distribute all product information to cross functional teams
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on season selling to be used in company wide sales meetings
  • Collaborate with Planning Manager on seasonal ranks and buys, and on evergreen assortment gaps and opportunities
  • Own global site visual merchandising, creating preseason visual merchandising strategy and responding to in season product performance
  • Work closely with Production Manager to ensure all timelines are met to meet product launch deadlines and update cross functional team members on any delays or product changes
  • Create third party assortments for Ecommerce and Stores
  • Create product strategy for stores and ensure visual merchandising standards are executed on
  • Support Wholesale Manager in determining assortments and linesheets for key wholesale partners and exclusive requests

Requirements

  • 5-6 years experience in Merchandising or Buying at a fast growing company
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional groups at a fast-paced company
  • Excellent relationship-building, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to handle multiple projects and adaptive to shifting priorities quickly
  • Proactive and self-motivated with great attention to detail

Benefits

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision plans through Justworks
  • HSA & FSA plans are among our selection
  • Offer a 401 (k) plan where the employee can make voluntary pre-tax contributions. (Andie does not match contributions at this time)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits for parking and transit
  • Talkspace membership
  • Discounts on Citibike memberships
  • Offer pre-tax commuter benefits for parking and transit
  • One Medical and Teledoc Resources
  • Marketplace for discounts on many health-related goods and services, entertainment, wellness, travel, and much more!
  • Access to free EAP counseling and referrals
  • You'll be working in a high energy, fast-paced environment program
  • Offer competitive paid parental leave policy for qualifying employees
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Competitive compensation package

About Andie

Andie was founded to take the struggle out of swim shopping and make discovering the perfect suit delightfully simple. With funding from leading venture capitalists in the DTC space, we're making waves in a previously stagnant industry. We're a small team doing big things in Dumbo, Brooklyn — and we're just getting started! Andie  is committed to promoting equality, inclusion, and diversity in the workplace.