Retail Brand Alliance, Inc Merchandising Manager in United States

Merchandising Manager




Job Type:Full Time

Location:Brooklyn (Corporate Office)



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Job Description

The jewelry division of Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. manages a portfolio of prestige brands which include Carolee, Alexis Bittar, Lauren, Chaps, ABS by Allen Schwartz, Trina Turk and French Connection.

The diversity of our Merchandising department has recently created an opportunity for a new Merchandising Manager in our Brooklyn, NY office. Please note that the office is currently in Dumbo but will be relocating to Industry City (Brooklyn) within a few months.

Partner with Brand Director in developing, setting and executing product strategies in collaboration with Licensor, Design, Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Purchasing and Production to drive brand growth & profitability. Maintain and update brand identity. Build annual/seasonal financial plans by brand to maximize sales and margin. Provide business analysis that drives strategy changes.


  • Support Brand Director in maintaining assortment integrity. Assist in creating brand right product assortments related to brand vision.

  • Demonstrate understanding of competitive landscape.

  • Participate in communication with the licensor to gather input, share line development direction, and to communicate business strategies.

  • Monitor line development activities to ensure time and action plan is followed.

  • Assist in driving business volume by partnering with Planning Manager in analyzing current selling information and making appropriate adjustments to the business strategy based on selling results.


Ideal Candidates Should Possess


  • 3-5 years experience in merchandising

  • Bachelors degree (preferably in Merchandising)

  • Excellent product presentation skills are also necessary for success within the position

  • The ability to train, manage and motivate a team of merchants.


  • Ability to successfully collaborate with internal partners

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Able to independently organize and prioritize broad workload to meet deadlines

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Outstanding verbal communication skills with the ability to influence

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate with multiple levels within a large organization

  • Exhibits high standards and accountability; takes pride in accuracy

  • Result-oriented and self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency

  • Curious about complex issues or opportunities - ability to view things in new ways or from a different perspective

The Brooks Brothers culture is rooted in our values of relationships, innovation, history, fairness and celebration and our vision to be the premiere lifestyle destination for ladies and gentleman for every generation. We are proud to offer our Associates a fulfilling work environment, unique and special benefits and a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional development.

Additionally, Brooks Brothers offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization.

We invite you to submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Best Regards,

The Talent Acquisition Team of Brooks Brothers

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to a healthy and safe workplace for all.


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