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J.Crew Merchant, Men's Factory in New York, New York

Company: JCrew


New York, NY, US, 10281

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Merchant, Men's Factory

Min: $86,400 - Max: $129,600

Merchant – J.Crew Factory Men’s



  • Understand trend analysis and ability to translate trend to commercial big ideas

  • Analyze seasonal and hindsight information, product assortment, and competition to develop strategy

  • Build Roadmap for design articulating newness needs by month with AUC targets, as well as clear direction on carry forward products (where updates or new colors are needed)

  • Participate in Design Board Reviews and provide feedback on silhouette, fabric, and color based on hindsight/strategy

  • Utilize product strategies and analytical results to develop the product assortment, in accordance to budget, for each quarter and present the line at assortment and investment reviews

  • Present pre-season strategy to cross-functional teams (planning, sourcing)

  • Partner with planning to strategize budget and departmental opportunities

  • Drive partnership with planning on reviewing sales, receipts, markdown cadence and style color counts

  • Build and strategize marketing moments in partnership with manager that support the overarching strategies of the division

    In Season

  • Approve garment fit on key products/buys and ensure product execution meets the design aesthetic as well as commercially acceptable quality standards

  • Analyze the competitive environment and use knowledge to positively impact results, making future recommendations to leadership

  • Identify areas of the business that need attention and take action on necessary steps to improve, also identify areas of opportunity that are trending and take action to optimize

  • Partner with planning on in-season product performance and build data-driven action plans based on results

  • Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators, evaluate reports and translate the data into actionable information to drive results

  • Partner with marketing, styling, and visual to ensure key items are represented and supported by the cross functional team

    People Leadership

  • Provide leadership within the brand by motivating and inspiring team members

  • Continuous improvement on your own workplace persona, reacting productively to constructive feedback and always setting a positive example for your team.

  • Manage up to senior leadership by keeping lines of communication open in regards to team development, personal and professional achievements, as well action plans for current business results


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong business acumen

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Self-motivated, multi-tasker

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must have experience presenting to all levels within the organization

  • High taste level and a strong product point of view

  • 6+ years of experience in Merchandising

  • Background in men’s apparel required

  • Strong understanding of men’s apparel market and trends



We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.