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Merchandising Analyst, Marchon

Date: 
Req ID:  35907
Division:  Marchon
Location: 

New York, NY, 10018

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of assigned product lines. Responsibilities include overseeing product planning, developing & maintaining data analysis, making recommendations based thereon, providing project support to the Merchandising Strategist and all related internal teams.

Essential Functions

Assist in the development of Product Design Brief

 

Maintain product sales history and track trends; make recommendations that incorporate information into current product planning in order to keep brands in-line with trend requirements

 

Responsible for developing quarterly Collection Analysis deck, along with presentation thereof to the relevant group

 

Coordinate all logistics for the assigned brands through the entire product line lifecycle

 

Interact regularly with respective design teams on the development of new products; monitor calendars and ensure the product meets the global needs, as outlined in the brand brief

 

Provide historical analysis to develop seasonal planning forecasts

 

Coordinate all logistics for line reviews, including document preparation

 

Perform product sales analysis to better understand the performance of the brand(s) and use the results to make knowledgeable and relevant suggestions

 

Post analysis, update Targeted Retail Assortments quarterly to assure maximization of inventory turns; communicate updates to all relevant teams

 

Maintain and provide analysis on assortment details for all brands/customers within the Key Account segment; liaise regarding trolley updates and layouts

 

Provide sales, marketing, and logistics support including coordination of product samples for trade shows, presentations, photoshoots, and catalogs

 

Develop and create product sales guide sheets, TRA visual documentation, and other product support materials, as needed

 

Conduct detailed ad-hoc analysis when required on specific products or product groups

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience

 

Three years of experience in data gathering, research & analytics, problem identification, and presenting solution recommendations

 

Strong knowledge of eyewear industry or experience in fashion accessory field with a driving passion about the product

 

Solid working knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)

 

Ability to write and present clear, concise reports

 

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

 

Excellent organization skills with strong attention to details

 

Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction

 

Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

 

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Merchandising, Ophthalmic, Retail Sales, Substance Abuse, Retail, Healthcare

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