Let’s talk about the role!
We’re looking for an outstanding Merchandiser Trainee to join our Product Merchandise Team of The North Face in Stabio, Switzerland.
What will you do?
Support European merchandise managers on the Go to Market process for Strategic Accounts
Coordinate general product requests for example, market info, samples, product quality etc. for internal departments
Support in creating seasonal product briefs as directed by the merchandisers
Support European merchandise managers with day-to- day administration
Provide support for department presentations
Create seasonal sales analysis and ensure update reports are circulated to the team
Actively participate in any new European initiatives that may take place
Assist with the Go to Market critical path
What you need to succeed?
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and / or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position :
Currently pursuing Bachelor's / Master's studies in Product Management, Marketing, Economics, or having recently graduated
Strong command of the English language, second European language is an advantage
Preferred an experience in apparel environment with particular area of focus lifestyle and or performance
Team player, with strong organizational and communication skills
Able to demonstrate analytical skills
Expertise in Excel and PowerPoint is essential
Fashion conscious with a good understanding of product and able to demonstrate being in touch’ with the market
A confident, energetic and proactive person with a visible passion for the product, the Brand and the activities we build products for
Desirable attributes :
Exposure to working with other European countries and Strategic Accounts
Sensitivity to working across geographical and cultural boundaries
Ability to understand product and the technical outdoor market
Strong passion for our industry
What’s in it for you?
Along with a competitive salary and benefits program we offer a flexible, casual work setting. It’s not just our products which set us apart from others, our people first approach is what drives us, this is why we offer :
A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
Tailored training. We are committed to helping you grow and drive you career forward
An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
A discount card with 50% on all VF brands
Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks
If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!
Please submit your CV in English.