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Caleres, Inc. Manager, Merchandising - International in New York, New York

Overview

We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit people's lives. We are ferocious about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel great...feet first! We seek people who share our values and our ferocity for fit. People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a multibillion-dollar company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.
People who believe remarkable things are possible and will not stop striving for them.
We are seeking someone to join our NY International team as a Merchandising Manager. In this role, you will be parting closely with the planning team to ensure integrity of the footwear assortment plan is executed to maximize sales, margin, inventory turn, and seasonality targets.
Responsibilities

As a Manager, Merchandising, you will:
\* Appropriately manage SKU count based on business trends
\* Partnering with leadership to develop and execute the pre-season and in season buying vision
\* Drives sales and profitability through analysis of sales and inventory data to make in season recommendations and guide future season buys
\* Implement continuous improvements to the purchase order process and oversees issues with changes/variances, receiving errors, and end of month billing and closing
\* Act as the conduit between Product Development, Retail, and Wholesale to ensure shoe and belt decisions are communicated effectively
\* Negotiates pricing, payment terms, and shipping windows with non-shoe vendors
Benefits you'll enjoy:
\* Full health benefits (medical, vision and dental)
\* 30% shoe discount for all our Brands
\* Hybrid work environment
Qualifications

We seek people with these qualifications:
\* Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
\* 5+ Retail/ Wholesale Planning experience preferred
\* Good organizational skills and attention to detail
\* Strong partnering, problem solving, quantitative, and analytical skills
\* ERP supply chain management applications (e.g., SAP) preferred
We care deeply about our associates and are committed to ensuring a safe & healthy work environment. Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Caleres, Inc. Of course, we do make exceptions for qualified approved medical or religious reasons.
Caleres is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. We believe our company should be as diverse as the consumers we serve. We seek and engage talented individuals from all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, lifestyles, and belief systems.
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