Amazon Corporate LLC Divisional Merchandise Manager, Apparel in New York, New York
Shopbop | East Dane is looking for a seasoned, results-oriented Divisional Merchandise Manager (DMM) with an entrepreneurial spirit to lead the Shopbop apparel business. The DMM will use relevant industry experience and relationships to expand the business through category strategies. This individual will also develop a team of buyers in their buying and negotiating skills, as well as reacting to industry trends and competitor maneuvering.
The successful candidate will be a high-energy self-starter with strong business judgment, acute analytical skills, and preferably strong relationships in the women's contemporary market segment, and will have the demonstrated ability to use creative thinking and innovation to solve complex problems. The DMM will thrive in a fast-paced, data-driven environment and will have a track record of successful negotiation and overall relationship building and management. Expectations of the role include not only applying management and analytical skills to our accessories business, but also to broader projects and systems revisions to help the organization properly scale with its growth.
Proven leadership and buying skills are a must, as is experience in assortment planning, in-season management, vendor negotiations, co-op management, and forging new brand relationships.
* 10+ years of progressive merchant experience
* Proven negotiation skills and vendor-management experience
* Strong numeric and analytic aptitude
* Strong understanding of and keen interest in the fashion industry
* Technical aptitude with web-based tools and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
* College degree
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age