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07/09 Anisha
Content Lead at Palettier

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Fashion Merchandiser - Apparel (4-5 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 175524

About the Company

We are a digital first platform focused on luxury Indian-wear, that strives to be a leader in the segment. We intend to excel in our space with better curation of our selections and leveraging technology to create an infrastructure that supports Indian designers.

Role: Fashion Merchandiser

Industry Type: Textile & Apparel/Fashion

Functional Area: Merchandising, Fashion Buyer

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Requirements:

- Proven working experience in merchandising Luxury Indian-wear products

- Experience in the e-commerce space

- Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate

- Excellent verbal and written communications skills

- Excellent vendor/ designer management skills, juggle several vendors and varying product services.

- Negotiation skills to renew contracts and to make changes to existing vendor contracts.

- Good knowledge in Computers (Basic),

- Good sense of trends, colour, texture, visual perspective are important, as are personal style and creativity

- Interest in Indian Fashion

- Works independently without a lot of oversight and has a strong work ethic

- Dynamic and flexible attitude to fit the work environment.

- Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and quick turnarounds

- Ability to commute/relocate to Mumbai

- Start work within 1 week of confirming role

Job Responsibility:

- Planning and developing merchandising strategies across the site

- Identify opportunities for eCommerce channel to differentiate product range from competitors keeping in mind trend forecasting

- Vendor identification and development across a range of Indian designers. Build, maintain and manage strong vendor relationships and keep up good communications

- Collaborating with vendors to negotiate prices, quantities and timelines and monitor the sourcing & delivery schedule. Setting of standards for quality of merchandise and ensuring timely onboarding of vendors

- To work with Marketing and Operations teams to develop Visual Merchandising promotions in line with product launches such as photoshoots, launch calendars and inventory flows.

- Analysing sales figures, customers- reactions and market trends to anticipate product needs. Develop an online merchandise strategy in collaboration with marketing team on seasonal merchandise theme.

- Analyse and evaluate effectiveness of conversion optimization by investigating on-site behaviour, continuously improving results. Review and adjust the season plans and weekly plans

- Conduct competitor benchmarking to ensure the right positioning. Keeping a track of Competitor's activities through market research activities to track and understand trends, forecasting etc.

- Manage budget and margin targets, fashion range planning and building the product portfolio accordingly. Maintaining and managing all the working records, files, excels, charts and stock of materials.

Education:

- Bachelor's

- Formal training in a Design School (Preferable)


Job Type:

Full-time. Weekday work timings are 10:00am to 7:00pm. Working on the weekend depends on a case-by-case basis based on workload, deadlines etc., but is flexible.

Work: Hybrid between work from home and work from the Mumbai-based office.

Details to be provided by applicant:

- Updated CV
- Current CTC
- Notice Period
- Share a portfolio/work link

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