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Senior Merchant, PINK - International

Lead
FULL TIME
Bachelor Degree 2 Year

It is essential to note that Bachelor Degree is a mandatory requirement for this job vacancy. February 24, 2024 is when the job vacancy for the Senior Merchant, PINK - International role was advertised, and it will expire on May 24, 2024. While the job is currently based in Lead, the employer is open to hiring remote workers who can perform the job duties effectively. If you're looking for a job that offers more autonomy and control over your work, full time work might be a good choice. The employer's lack of disclosure of salary means that you can negotiate based on the company's commitment to employee training and development. A minimum of 24 months of experience in the same field is necessary to be eligible for this job.

Description

Your Role:

Lead the team in driving sales, growth, and margin, supporting total brand objectives based on a robust understanding of the customer. Primary contact for planning, store ops, marketing, and visual to ensure the brand vision is consistently executed and the right product distortions are communicated to create a one of a kind in store shopping experience. Possesses strong leadership skills as they are ultimately responsible for driving cross-functional communication and motivating the team to be customer focused, innovative, fast, and team oriented in their work. Balancing brand + partner growth strategies.

Why You Belong Here:

At Victoria’s Secret, we acknowledge your value. We recognize that every associate has something unique to add to our brand and business. We strive to recruit, retain, and advance diverse talent that reflects the customers we serve and the communities where we live and work. We foster a culture where everyone belongs because we know our business thrives most when we look for, listen to, and amplify diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We place the customer at the heart of everything we do. We dream big, embrace curiosity and creativity while always learning from our mistakes. We lead with integrity, trust, and respect to achieve the best outcomes as one team.

Your Impact:

Leadership & Strategy

  • Drives international brand businesses by connecting financial patterns and market insights to identify growth opportunities, while pioneering full buy ownership model
  • Demonstrates a holistic approach to multichannel management while maintaining strong CFT relationships.
  • Contributes to the success of the categories through adapting brand strategies in markets around the world while meeting or exceeding the financial goals
  • Drives category business by “outside of the box” thinking that connects the lines between financial patterns and market/store insights to identify growth opportunities
  • Leads day to day communication between all members of the team
  • Represents international in key brand & cross-functional meetings, driving prioritization and distortion
  • Actively reacts to shifts in performance and provides recommended actions.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset in creating, evolving and perfecting new processes to enable international growth.

Financial

  • Accountable for sales and growth targets, recognizing opportunities for incremental growth and risk management
  • Drives category alignment and collaboration with planning and deployment partners
  • Leads team through Analyzes, interprets and reports financial results on a weekly basis to influence business strategy
  • Understands product sales trends and historical data at the category level in order to manage in season opportunities and future season strategies.
  • Leads across departmentsto build and cascade seasonal hindsight, focusing on impact to forward strategy
  • Partners with deployment, space planning and demand forecasters to maximize inventory investments and product availability leveraging market insights
  • Align with planning on international distortions and priorities.

Product

  • Influences domestic brand merchants on international needs when different approach is required from the global assortments
  • Drives decisions around assortment edits/distortions by market
  • Partners with domestic brand merchants to drive their vision across the globe
  • Understands customer intimacy and competitive environment; proactively seeking knowledge through exposure and travel to market
  • Mining for white space opportunities across the globe.

Cross Functional Communication & Partner Support

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  • Owns internal and external partner communication from a merchandising perspective: maintain strong line of communication with field team and directly with partners when applicable

Talent

  • Trains, motivates, and develops the team to ensure effective performance and growth through consistent on-the-job training
  • Acts as a role model within the company by coaching and teaching team members to work together and remain focused

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Minimum Salary: $122,500.00
Maximum Salary: $165,900.00

VS&Co provides a range of compensation for this role as shown. Your actual salary will be determined by a number of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic region, or other relevant factors.

Qualifications

Your Experience:

  • 5 - 7 years with Brand Development and Merchandise Buying with 1-2 years of management experience
  • Multi-category experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising or a related field

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence across different levels
  • Proved strategic, analytical, and creative thinking skills
  • Demonstrated passion for delivering results while maintaining flexibility
  • Ability to anticipate next, course correct, and manage change
  • Solid management experience and proven leadership to inspire a team with unquestionable integrity and trust
  • Cultivates a good working environment
  • Ability to adapt well to diverse audiences and environments
  • Proficiency in MS Office/Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • International experience a plus

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

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