Merchandising Director
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Merchandising Director




Merchandising Director

About the job


The Merchandising Director will be responsible for developing the growth strategy of Emilio Pucci across the product offering, in terms of understanding and anticipating fashion and market trends; defining the collection plan and product positioning; and making fundamental decisions on the product offering to ensure both stylistic and commercial attractiveness and results; linking the product strategy with visual merchandising and marketing strategies.

  • Develop the Product strategy to enhance the appeal of the Product offering of the Brand and constantly update the Product offering and style
  • Product and competitor analysis (positioning, products, materials, pricing), identifying trends and market opportunities.
  • Defining the Collection Plan (WRTW, Footwear, Accessories, Licensing, and eventual new Products Categories), according to market trends, commercial feedbacks and brand DNA.
  • Elaborating Collection Plan in terms of assortment mix architecture, categories, materials, delivery windows. Define price positioning.
  • Share finalized Collection Plan with the Studio; ensure the Collection Plan’s implementation and its respect, securing collection consistency and giving constant feedback throughout the collection evolution.
  • Translating inspiration from Studio into commercial declinations (focus on volume drivers), assuring the right balance between style and commercial contents.
  • In charge of product training, animating collections briefings to commercial teams to maximize product knowledge and motivation.

  • Creating and nurturing a constructive dialogue with Commercial teams.
  • Work in strict collaboration with Visual Merchandising to optimize window and in-store product presentation.

Information additionnelle
  • Ideally +12 years collection merchandising experience in an international environment with successful track record in achieving strong performance developing Product Merchandising strategies that build a brand’s equity for leading Luxury / Fashion brands
  • International experience / knowledge of international markets is strongly recommended
  • Ideally experience working with luxury RTW brands, mainly Womenswear (Accessories knowledge is a plus)
  • Balance of strong analytical skills, intuition, creative thinking & product sensitivity
  • Strategic orientation
  • Project Management, leadership and proved experience as a team player with peers.

In terms of individual characteristics:

  • S/he has a genuine “passion” for fashion and product, with high curiosity and sensitivity in perceiving and understanding the latest trends and fashion tendencies.
  • S/he can build strong relations; is a good communicator, influencer with a great capacity to collaborate at all levels (including peers; direct reports, internal and external stakeholders).
  • S/he is an inspiring and engaging leader.
  • S/He has a proven and natural ability to work with creative people.
  • Ideally fluent in Italian and English. French is recommended.


Merchandising Director

Milan, Italy

Full-time, Indefinite

Start Date:As soon as possible

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