Merchant
Arc'teryx Equipment Inc.
North Vancouver, CA
6d ago
source : Malakye

Job purpose : As the Merchant, you influence and execute retail merchandising strategy and vision. You drive global DTC assortment concepts and buying strategies that support consumer-centric brand storytelling, create meaningful retail experiences, and increase branded space productivity.

You are an expert of the Arc’teryx retail consumer and understand how to guide trends based on consumer data and feedback.

  • Key responsibilities and accountabilities : POINTER-MARK You lead the execution of the DTC merchandising vision through how you assort and buy the line at all levels of the hierarchyPOINTER-MARK You create seasonal merchandise plans that achieve financial targets, support the design vision, and satisfy consumer needsPOINTER-MARK You create inspiring colour stories and flow strategies for the B2C channelPOINTER-MARK You lead the testing of merchandising and colour strategies POINTER-MARK You help to present key DTC priorities at I2C stage gates to ensure execution of the channel needsPOINTER-MARK You work with the Product Team to define, edit, and amplify DTC product assortments that drive brand and sales POINTER-MARK You collaborate with B2B, Demand Planning, and Supply Planning partners to support DTC channel strategies POINTER-MARK You partner early in the I2C process with marketing to ensure support of the consumer initiatives relevant to the DTC channel through model / article investmentPOINTER-MARK You read, analyze and respond to seasonal, quarterly, weekly trends and react quickly by working with cross-functional partners to shift store allocations and securing additional stockPOINTER-MARK You inspire and lead the merchandising team to hit targets, mitigate risk and push through obstacles to ensure an exceptional consumer experiencePOINTER-MARK You analyze how merchandising decisions and results impact sales and PGPPOINTER-MARK You analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by category and product typePOINTER-MARK You have a great product eye and lead the prioritization of product categories and models;
  • taking into account limited space, resources, brand prioritiesPOINTER-MARK You partner with merchandise planning to translate product strategies into numbersPOINTER-MARK You partner with the planning manager to manage and control inventory levels to optimize sales, gross margin, and sell through of productPOINTER-MARK You create sales reports and historical re-caps to analyze and communicate business performance POINTER-MARK You create localized assortments to satisfy regional differences of the Arc’teryx consumer POINTER-MARK You manage relationships with specified outside vendors and choose complimentary products to the seasonal Arc’teryx assortmentsAdditional experience, education and / or skills : POINTER-MARK You have a university degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent experiencePOINTER-MARK You have 7+ years of experience in a related industry as a Buyer or Merchandiser POINTER-MARK You have the ability to work in a global matrix organizationPOINTER-MARK You have a strong understanding of outdoor retail marketplace POINTER-MARK You have strong organizational and analytical skills POINTER-MARK You are a strong communicator and presenter POINTER-MARK You set a clear vision, align your team around common objectives, and foster commitment to these objectivesPOINTER-MARK You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutionsPOINTER-MARK You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguityPOINTER-MARK You effectively balance autonomy and collaborationPOINTER-MARK You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvementPOINTER-MARK You seek the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is rightPOINTER-MARK Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living itPOINTER-MARK You have the ability to work with minimal supervision POINTER-MARK You are fluent in EnglishPOINTER-MARK You are proficient in Microsoft OfficePOINTER-MARK Experience using QlikviewApply for this job

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