New York, NY, New York
Full - Time

Section 1: General Information

Job Title:               Assistant Manager, Merchandising

Function:               Sales - Direct

Division:                Lancome

Supervisor:            AVP, Omni Marketing & Merchandising

Location:               Hudson Yards, NY


Who We Are:  

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.  

 At L'Oréal Luxe our mission is to provide our consumers the best products and brand experience by making it unique. Our portfolio is composed of 21 brands including major brands, highly aspirational and multi-expert, such as Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, and Giorgio Armani. 

What You Will Learn: 

Responsible for the planning and execution of merchandising in stores to drive sales, create consistency across all consumer touchpoints/channels, and achieve a best-in-class consumer experience.

  • Manage end to end planning, operations, and execution of merchandising in stores, including launches, seasonal updates and new merchandising formats.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with account and brand marketing teams to deliver a merchandising vision as it relates to always-on and promotional merchandising.
  • Oversee execution of merchandising operations including shipment of factices and testers, pricing updates, and account-specific assortment and distribution lists
  • Consistently audits and updates distribution master files to ensure door-by-door accuracy of store footprints 
  • Ensure on time and effective execution– from concept creation, to manufacturing, through shipping – for all merchandising.
    • Work alongside Manager Omni Merchandising and brand marketing teams to develop plans to engage consumers with merchandising experience.
    • Key liaison with creative and purchasing team to ensure on-time and on-budget execution & delivery in store.
    • Review & approve briefs, renderings, DTOs to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure in-store presence is consistent and optimized across categories & across account hubs; ensure consistency with digital experience.
  • Analyze what’s working/what’s not from holistic Wholesale point of view to find ways to optimize in changing retail environment. Partner with field teams to gain ongoing feedback on implementation and effectiveness.

What We Are Looking For: 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field
  • 2-3 years brand management experience, preferable with Merchandising experience
  • Strong origination & project management skills
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and forecasting experience
  • Strong execution, collaboration, and consensus building skills
  • Computer literacy on Windows, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to travel domestically periodically (max 10%)
  •   Judgment and Decision Making:
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds.

 Preferred Qualifications: 

·        Acts/Leads with Human Sensitivity: Demonstrates respect, develops others, enriches team dynamics

  • Reasons from multiple perspectives, makes decisions
  • Conveys energy, focuses on results, acts with integrity
  • Shows curiosity, imagines creative solutions, promotes team creativity
  • Takes initiative, focuses on customers, improves business performance, develops a vision

What’s In It for You: 

·        Salary Range:  $81,300 – $113,800  (The actual compensation will depend on a variety of job-related factors which may include geographic location, work experience, education, and skill level) 

·        Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan) 

·        Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home

·        Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!) 

·        Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance) 

·        Learning & Development Opportunities for Career Progression (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!) 

·        Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads) 

·        Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs  

Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles! 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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