Merchandising Product Manager - Bridal

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Merchandising Product Manager - Bridal

@ Stuller

  • The role of the Merchandising Product Manager - Bridal is to develop and execute a merchandising business plan to help successfully grow the profitability of one of the jewelry industry’s largest suppliers.
  • Managing a portion of the Bridal business, this associate will be responsible for partnering with product development teams, managing pricing & inventory, and creating marketing strategies.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development a holistic merchandising plan in relation to the lifecycle of product.
  • Partner with internal product development team to create an offering of on trend and essential products based on an assortment plan
  • Work with vendor partners to bring on new styles to fill assortment gaps. Responsible for vendor pricing negotiations.
  • Partner with marketing to develop marketing materials and promotions to successfully launch new products.
  • Creation of customer selling solutions to help win in-case business within jewelry stores.
  • Analyze market conditions and industry trends to drive decisions related to product.
  • Marketing responsibilities, including paginating seasonal brochures and catalogs, along with proofing copy and artwork and seeing it through completion
  • Using provided reporting tools to analyze the business and maximize profitability.
  • The ability to engage and inform large groups of people through presentations.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management and other departments.
  • Responsible for product and business forecasting based on market trends, planned promotions, historical performance, etc.


Qualifications:

Skills:

  • Ability to make oral and written presentations with confidence in a clear, unbiased manner
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • The ability to multi-task and manage priorities
  • Jewelry and jewelry manufacturing knowledge helpful
  • Diamond and gemstone knowledge helpful


Qualities:

  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to deal with a variety of people and maintain an effective harmonious working environment
  • Ability to make decisions to achieve desired results
  • Flexible during times of change
  • Intuitive sense for design and merchandising
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (4-year college degree or equivalent) in Merchandising or a related field is preferred. Equivalent experience is acceptable
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Direct work experience in a merchandising/business management capacity ideal



How to Apply:

Apply online at https://www.stuller.com/careers/

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: March 02, 2022
Application Deadline: June 06, 2022
Job Type: Full-time