Kellwood

Temporary West Coast Merchandise Coordinator, Wholesale, LA

US-CA-Los Angeles
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time

Overview

Luxe yarns and a minimalist aesthetic have defined the Vince heritage since the brand’s inception in 2002. Designed in California and crafted using innovative fabrications and techniques, Vince infuses urban utility and modern sensibility into signature, luxury fundamentals. From its edited core collection of ultra-soft cashmere knits and cotton tees, Vince has evolved into a global lifestyle brand and destination for both women’s and men’s apparel and accessories. Vince is headquartered in New York City and operates 41 full-price retail locations, 14 outlet stores and its e-commerce site, vince.com.

 

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.

 

Organizational Structure:

 

The Temporary West Coast Merchandise Coordinator, Wholesale reports directly to the Director, Merchandise Coordinators.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Vince visual merchandising standards within assigned accounts
  • Wholesale accounts/majors to include Saks, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Barney’s and Nordstrom
  • Communicate and deliver all brand appropriate material to store management (i.e. seasonal packets on product knowledge)
  • Ensure the sales staff has accurate knowledge of the up-to-date company display standards and merchandising strategies
  • Plan, prep and install based on design directive given by the merchandising team
  • Communicate regularly with store management and the visual merchandising team regarding merchandising initiatives, display standards and installations
  • Plan and execute product knowledge seminars for large groups within a store level
  • Coordinate store visits within store rotation and territory
  • Communicate business with store management and specialists; develop strategies and lead execution to drive sales
  • Frequently communicate with Account Executives on store recaps and any pertinent information per account
  • Partner with Logistic/Merchandise Managers to effectively enforce organization within stockrooms on a store level
  • Host store requested events and assist in the planning and execution 
  • Assist with minimal recruiting for any open specialist positions
  • Coordinate shipping of display materials as needed

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have a minimum of one to two (1-2) years of relevant visual merchandising experience
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have proven ability to work with a cross-functional team
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must have strong business acumen
  • Must be flexible to change schedule with little advanced notice
  • Must be able to work some Saturday’s based on business needs and store events

Compensation

 

The successful candidate will enjoy competitive compensation.

 

Vince strives to maintain a diverse workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

 

Vince is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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