Established in 1981, GUESS began as a jeans company and has since successfully grown into a global lifestyle brand. Guess?
Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, eyewear, footwear and other related consumer products.
Guess? products are distributed through branded Guess? stores as well as better department and specialty stores around the world.
As of January 30, 2021, the Company directly operated 1,046 retail stores in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
The Company’s partners and distributors operated 524 additional retail stores worldwide.
As of January 30, 2021, the Company and its partners and distributors operated in approximately 100 countries worldwide.
For more information about the Company, please visit .guess .
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Reporting directly to the E-Commerce Buying & Merchandising Manager, the E-Commerce Merchandising and Buying Assistant will support the buying & merchandising process for Guess E-Commerce department.
He / she will assist the colleagues in selecting product assortments for Guess website, driving assortment and SKU productivity to achieve the financial goals.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
BUYING and ALLOCATION
Assistance in the B2C Ecommerce selection for Website and Marketplaces;
Cooperation with Planning and Allocation teams to finalize the E-Comm. orders respecting the seasonal budget;
Cooperation with Planning and Allocation teams in order to ensure the inventory level depending on the seasonal budget;
Tracking of all activities linked to capsule collections or special projects;
Insertion of sales and purchase orders in AS400;
Tracking of production shipment (inbound and allocation activities for website);
Update of books with changes and cancelations;
Cooperation with Web-Marketing Team to define the best product positioning strategies in PLP based on KPIs (BR, CTR, visits, etc.
and update of product sorting;
Cooperation in product categorization in back office system;
Cooperation in defining product and trend pushes for E-commerce Communications Calendar, both for DEMs and HP;
Management of style activation in the website;
Follow up to Customer service enquiries relevant to product information and availability;
Follow up to general enquiries from divisions and suppliers
Management of the creation of both technical and emotional product descriptions;
Organization of go-live timing with reference to both technical and emotional product descriptions, checking relevant suppliers respect assigned deadlines;
Checking of supplier’s invoices;
PRICING and ANAGRAFICA
Support for pricelists collection and AS400 import;
Support for 3rd parties Anagrafica , barcodes collection and AS400 import;
Support in Ecommerce Markdown price list creation matching Retail Markdown list and Ecommerce only products;
Sales analysis for buying;
Pre seasonal and in seasonal product / buy presentation;
Best and Worst sellers weekly reports;
ST% and sales performances ad hoc reports;
Marketing or Economics degree is considered a plus;
At least 1-2 years experience in a similar role;
Office package knowledge, well skilled in Excel;
Proficient knowledge of English language both written and spoken. Any additional language is a plus;
Be cooperative, flexible and teammate;
Be precise and respect deadlines;
Passionate about fashion.