Merchandise Manager-Women's
Fab.com - New York, NY

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Fab’s mission is to help people better their lives with design.

More than 13 million people around the world use Fab to discover everyday design products at great prices, to connect with the world’s most exciting designers, and to share their favorite design inspirations.

Fab is seeking a Women’s Merchandise Manager to lead the Women’s Division, grow the product assortment, and develop a team of Buyers, Associate Buyers and Assistant Buyers. The Women’s MM is responsible for the selection, development and procurement of all merchandise within the Women’s Division and the performance of that merchandise as outlined in seasonal and annual plans.

The MM strikes an effective balance between short-term and long-term initiatives and responds constructively to new demands, priorities, and challenges. They partner and collaborate with Planningand train, develop, motivate, and lead reports in their Division.

The ideal candidate has strong business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship/account management. Fab is fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams, vendors, partners, and management.

Key Responsibilities:
Identify and build a balanced assortment of designers and products that is brand appropriate

Proactively source and develop relationships with new designers

Strengthen partnerships with current designers

Negotiate terms with partners and secure participation in merchandising events

Partner with Planning to determine optimal assortment, develop effective plans, and create pricing strategies

Maximize sales and manage designer performance to drive profitability

Joint responsibility with Planning for profitability, inventory turns, and exceeding financial plan

Train and develop team to enhance skill development, provide feedback, and shape roles and responsibilities to leverage individual and team strength

Grow the Women’s Division year-over-year to become an industry leader

Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or Business preferred

5+ years of Women’s buying experience, preferably with a major retailer

Experience managing Assistant Buyers, Associate Buyers, and Buyers

Strong knowledge of the Fab brand

Strong understanding of industry trends and market awareness

Strong business analytical communication, organization, and problem solving skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, and retail systems

Ability to isolate fashion trends and incorporate them into merchandising opportunities

As if working at the fastest growing e-commerce company worldwide wasn’t enough, we offer an array of awesome benefits:

Fab pays 100% of the premium cost for employees and 80% of the premium cost for any dependents (including spouses, partners, children)

We offer commuter, 401(k) and FSA plans

Stock options

Lunch everyday (yay!)

Snacks, snacks, snacks!

Vacation is unlimited. Sick time is taken as needed.

Employee discount

The ability to be your self, and dress as you are confortable!

Work

Fab offers a great work environment, free catered lunch every day, employee discounts and the ability to be part of a fast growing global company. We aren't stuffy at Fab, and we hope you aren't either. We encourage you to wear what you want, and become what you want to be. At Fab you will experience:

The chance to work with a pioneering and exciting eCommerce company

Competitive pay and employee benefits package

Work with a dynamic international team

Ability to develop yourself and your career

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