Volcom Men's Merchandise Manager - RVCA in Costa Mesa, California
Title: Men’s Merchandise Manager - RVCA
From boutique-brand culture to big-box retail, Liberated Brands thinks differently and has global scale servicing over 60+ countries. With over three decades of experience in brand-building, we are enhancing what a full-service license model can look like. We focus on the fundamentals of designing, producing, distributing, and marketing our brands and products, but always leave room for the x-factors to lead the way. Our expertise spans all sales channels, from direct-to-consumer to specialty wholesale and everything in between, both physical and digital. This Liberated approach creates a unique and powerful balance between brand-culture and sustainable growth. Join us and experience the benefits of being truly Liberated.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Support RVCA Merchandising and Design by providing analysis, product knowledge, and marketplace insights. This position will report to the Director of Global Merchandising.
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Build North America seasonal merchandise strategy and assortment plan for all categories including: breadth, depth, price-point, revenue / unit forecasts, margin targets, segmentation strategy, and retail space allocation (end in mind).
Partner with design and development teams in reviewing prototypes, photo samples, and submits for approval for all categories from design concept to production.
Aggregate and distill all available analytics (sell in / sell-through / marketplace data / etc.) to build firm financial foundation for inline architecture.
Plan and forecast revenue, unit volume, IGP, and option count / productivity for Men’s product ranges across business units / channels for all categories.
Ensure clear and consistent communication with cross-functional sales, retail, marketing and demand planning teams.
Forecast and report business key performance indicators (KPIs).
Enter and manage PLM data seasonally and maintain data integrity.
Partner on seasonal purchase orders, from salesmen samples to bulk production.
Maintain and update sales rep communication.
Manage pagination and M&D responsibilities of Seasonal Range books and catalogs.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
An in-depth knowledge of market, trends, innovation, competition, and product details.
Bachelors Degree, Business administration or Retail Merchandising preferred.
5+ years experience in Apparel and accessory product (merchandising, buying, selling, development)
Working knowledge of Illustrator, Advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Retail math, PLM system
Strong Product/Design aesthetic/high taste level
Ability to identify and predict future product opportunities/trends
Knowledge of product development calendar, timelines and deliverables
Must be able to multi task and work in fast paced environment
Must be proactive with a solution/result oriented attitude
Must have excellent verbal and written communication and follow through skills
Must be highly organized and detailed oriented
Strong Analytical skills
Must be PC and MAC computer literate in Applications – Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Word, and PLM
Experience in apparel, accessories, & outerwear categories
Collaborative culture with amazing family vibe
Discounts on Liberated Merch
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (majority employer paid)
401k, including employer contribution
Surf and Snow Team Building Days
Summer Half Day Fridays
Paid Time Off
Liberated Brands is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role in Costa Mesa, CA is $65k - $80k. This position is hybrid and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by several factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skill set, certifications, and specific work location.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, please contact Customer Service to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process: 1 (855) 330-0188 or ADAaccommodations@liberatedbrands.com.