Assistant Merchant, Dockers

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION
We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration.

About the Job
The Assistant Merchant will support the Merchandising Team with strategies and direction for the Bottoms business. This is a global role supporting brand product programs in all Dockers markets but with a focus on our key US Wholesale accounts. Experience working in a diverse team through collaboration, and knowledge of the consumer, marketplace and ability to identify trend are a plus.Tailor communication for different functional partners. Help create seasonal product strategies that achieve the brand’s financial goals and consumer expectations.

⏵ Help develop seasonal strategies and prioritization of tasks to support Global Brand strategies and meet financial targets

⏵ Create and maintain line plans and communicate with key partners

⏵ Organize and maintain internal seasonal sample lines

⏵ Support the Go-to-Market (GTM) deliverables within the GTM calendar. Help communicate deadlines and expectations to ensure partners meet deadlines

⏵ Support the sell-in of product to key accounts in US Wholesale

⏵ Work with partners as a conduit of information, providing selling tools and samples

⏵ Maintain seasonal product integrity in our system

⏵ Assist with targeted consumer research to track and understand the marketplace and identify trends, product directions to contribute to line development

About You
⏵ Bachelor’s degree, however a combination of college education and related work experience may be used as a substitute

⏵ Some experience in product development, licensing or merchandising retail experience with an apparel company a plus, experience in wholesale is a plus

⏵ Product knowledge in apparel

⏵ Excellent problem solving abilities

⏵ Positive can do attitude

⏵ A high degree of flexibility and initiative

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

⏵ 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.

⏵ Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations

⏵ Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise

The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­

LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time