Collection Merchandising Manager Kids in Stabio

Francesca Albini, Lugano
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Stabio, Tessin
Francesca Albini, Lugano
+41 91 922 21 50


On behalf of one of our important client, a multinational company in the fashion sector, we are urgently looking for a

Collection Merchandising Manager Kids

who will be involved in the commercial development of the Kidswear Line on a seasonal basis, ensuring product offer is well balanced in terms of sales expectation (to achieve revenue goals and sales targets), image (presence of seasonal trends) and product value/contents (Brand DNA) and collaborating in all the activities related to the office, from the creation to the commercialization of the line to the sales force.


• Be a liaison between the Business Unit and all the involved stakeholders (internal and external) to guarantee and provide all the necessary product tools and product know-how to properly promote the line and support the sales during the market

• Analyze seasonal product and sales performance on a daily basis

• Cooperate in preparing the seasonal collection line brief & structure ensuring product range meets market needs, long term strategy and growth plans

• Participate to the sketch, proto cost & margin review, pricing meetings to ensure balance in the offer by category, by price and by delivery, presence of carry over styles and best sellers, meeting style plan objectives and making sure the financial target are respected

• Product line presentation to the Sales Force (following all steps from the organization to the presentation) ensuring the product vision and commercial imperatives are communicated effectively to the internal sales organization and external agent network

• Collect from the sales force specific and relevant needs in terms of product offer, potential additions, price requirements and competitors' best practice to improve our service level


Experience: at least 5-6 years of experience in clothing fields (Collection Merchandising for Apparel lines, preferably for Kidswear)

Education: University Degree with economic background (preferably a Master in Fashion Buying & Merchandising or Luxury Management)

Excellent knowledge of the English language is mandatory. Any other European language is considered as a plus

Good Public speaking skills

Availability to travel (in general 20% of the time in all Europe)