Merchandising Coordinator Vans (1 Year Temporary Contract)

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Company: Vans
Location: Mendrisio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Description:

For over 50 years Vans has been about the people that have made the brand “Off The Wall”. The people that chose this simple canvas shoe and adopted it to express themselves creatively. At the end of the day it’s not only about the product, it’s what those products mean that make the difference – what they mean to those of us who design, manufacture, and market them, and what they mean to yo

u, our Vans family, who affix our personality to your own.

What will you do?

This role supports the Marketplace Merchandising, Category Merchandising and Regional Product Creation Teams. The Merchandising Coordinator will liaise with Regional Product Creation, Merchandising, Planning and Sales to ensure that relevant Assortments including SMU exclusives are effectively managed, communicated and delivered accurately and on-time. The role will

help drive corporate growth and profit goals, specifically in the wholesale channels.

Main responsibilities will be:

Data Management

Consolidate information regarding styles, accounts, and forecasts

Maintain information in the merchandising and assortment plans

Prepare meeting decks for account GTM process and SMU sessions

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Understand assortments and provide necessary insights and re-caps to help facilitate decision-making especially for SMUs

Communicate with the sales team and the sales operations team to ensure GTM request forms and templates are completed and submitted

Support Merchandising Operations Manager in keeping track of calendar updates

Reporting/Analysis

Consolidate and package historical buy information to facilitate future p

lanning

Assist Merchandising Operations Manager in running the bi-weekly sales analysis, opportunities and risks

Assist the SMU Product Line Manager in comparing SMU briefs to overall line plans

System Administration

Generate VLPs for account assortments utilizing PLM

Understand the operational GTM process as related to PLM, LineList and calend

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Assist Merchandising Operations Manager in consolidating bi-weekly PLM extracts

Coordinating cross-functional departmental inputs

What you need to succeed?

University degree or equivalent

1+ years of Merchandising and/or Product Management experience

Excel and Power Point Expertise

Excellent English speaking and writing skills

Works effectively cross-departmentally

Collaborates and commu

nicates effectively in a team environment

Familiar with retail math

Understanding and passion for product

Passion for Vans and the lifestyle it represents