You’re an original. So are we.
We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.
Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we’ve used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™
Signature by Levi Strauss & Co and Denizen from Levi's are delivering strong results and expanding quickly both in the US and internationally. We are looking for a leader on our team to drive innovation, create strong partnerships and develop strategy around the men's bottoms, all tops and licensing categories.
In this role as the Director of Merchandising, you will be responsible for:
⏵ Developing and owning an 18-24 month strategy for men's bottoms, men's and women's tops and licensing lines in partnership with the VP
⏵ Leading the development in collaboration with design and product of consumer-focused product assortment that is commercially viable and delivers against a consistent global brands look and feel
⏵ Leading and approving line architecture that meets consumer needs, affiliate briefs and financial targets
⏵ Understanding the competitor market and identifying opportunities for growth
⏵ Leading the strategic execution for the brands with sales and planning, regularly interfacing with 7 US sales teams and 3 International affiliates to sell within the line
⏵ Hiring, developing and retaining best-in-class merchant talent
⏵ Modeling collaborative and effective cross-functional relationships
⏵ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
⏵ Minimum 8 years' merchandising experience working at an apparel brand and minimum 4 years' experience as a people manager
⏵ Global retail experience
⏵ Cross matrix environment exposure
⏵ Ability to interpret trends for the consumer
⏵ Ability to analyze sales and marketplace data
⏵ Message for different audiences and exercise influence
⏵ Strong financial acumen
⏵ Forward thinking and solution oriented
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 50% off regular-price merchandise
Levi Strauss & Co. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Minorities, females, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time