Offers “Chanel Fr”

41 days agoChanel Fr

Europe Product Merchandiser RTW & Shoes H/F

  • Paris 01 Louvre (Paris)
  • Sales

Job description

Mission from July 2024 to March 2025

The Europe Product merchandising team leads the product strategy for the region and supports the markets in defining and animating their assortment, to make each boutique a unique place to experience the brand (OBOS):

Promote the Allure and Chanel difference at each collection

To make the relational promise alive through the Product

Pursuing performance targets and global strategy by product line

Through in-depth analysis, feedbacks from retail teams, and strong understanding of the product strategy and the creative vision of our House, the product Merchandiser is in charge of developing its category in line with the Global strategy.

In a context of strong desirability and exclusivity, and constant evolving context, CHANEL FASHION EUROPE is seeking a product merchandiser responsible for managing Costume Jewelry and Other Accessories products for the Europe Fashion Market, reporting to the Product Merchandising manager RTW & Shoes.

What impact you can create at CHANEL:

​With your manager, you will support the Fashion Director & boutique directors on their buys on RTW & Shoes, and create strategic initiatives to drive the business on these categories.

Preparation of Open To Buy for the 2 product categories, taking into account historical performance, budget forecasts, and strategic ambition by Boutique

Responsibility for pre-buy and post-buy analysis to guide the strategy

Strategic recommendation on product assortment every collection, taking into account the Creative vision, the Europe strategy while promoting the One Boutique One Story

Support and challenge the markets by making recommendations to ensure the assortment is balanced between image, business and long-term strategic issues and the impact of the collections in the boutique

You will be responsible for the collection vitality in season, through:

Close monitoring of performance: accountability and ownership of in-season reporting including analyses of sales, sell-through, inventory, deliveries

Propose initiatives to optimize the performance of the collection and monitor our stocks according to European targets (booster, stock transfers, diversions, etc)

Collaboration with VM, Style expertise, Training and Marketing to support the energy of the collection in boutique throughout the season

You will share regular analysis and insights on the categories to the Europe team and division, in order to drive future strategy:

Present weekly, monthly, quarterly, and seasonal analysis of the category’s performance (by boutique, product pillar, classification, style/color)

Conduct/summarize deep dive and ad hoc analysis on the business to impact future strategies

Preparation and animation of various Committees to share insights on the category


​You will develop and maintain a strong Product and market expertise​:

Understand the European boutique landscape on the categories

Actively follow the market and seasonal trends, with a strong understanding of the competitive market and key influencers (visits of competitors, competitive watch)

​Regularly visit boutique teams to deliver strategic vision and gather local feedbacks (morning briefs)

​Build close relationships with local merchandisers by engaging in business conversations and performance feedback sharing (collection performances and market trends.).

You are energized by…

​Enthusiasm, energy, and an ability to inspire others about retail and product.

You have a good aesthetic understanding and taste for Fashion products.

​Collaborating with a variety of cross-functional teams with a service mindset and building good partnerships

​Good analytical thinking.  You will have advanced Excel skills and Power Point skills (experience with PowerBI is a plus).

​Good written, verbal, and public speaking skills; ability to articulate to various audiences in many contexts (Boutique/Corporate)

​Innate curiosity, intuition, drive, authenticity, and self-awareness

At Chanel, we are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures personal growth, contributing to collective progress. We believe the uniqueness of each individual increases the diversity, complementarity and effectiveness of our teams. We strongly encourage your application, as we value the perspective, experience and potential you could bring to CHANEL

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