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900 N. Cahuenga Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Posted: March 09 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid
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DescriptionVINCE is a leading contemporary fashion brand best known for effortless style and timeless sophistication -- with a focus on clean, modern silhouettes and luxe details. Established in 2002, the brand now offers a wide range of women's, men's and children's apparel, women's and men's footwear, and handbags. Vince products are sold in prestige distribution worldwide, including over 2,400 stores across 48 countries. With corporate headquarters in New York and its design studio in Los Angeles, the company operates over 30 stores and its ecommerce site, VINCE.com.
Vince is searching for talented individuals to contribute to the future development of the brand and its expansion with passion, desire, creativity, and teamwork. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, and competitive pay and benefits.
This intern will report to the Men’s Merchandising Director. The intern will gain insight and learn about the merchandising process by facilitating key tools used by cross-functional partners to manage assortments created and produced.
ResponsibilitiesSupport the Men’s Director of Merchandising
Partner with corporate merchandising team and merchandise planning teams in communicating to the global business
Maintain and update Stat books with product images, buys, retails and margins.
Assist in daily maintenance of the business including updating line lists and communicating change management to cross-functional teams.
Understand product trends, historical data and departmental input at category/class level in order to manage in-season opportunities or risks.
Understand competitive environment; proactively see market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets.
Influence others to achieve results.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional teams (Design, Production, Planning, and Distribution).
Establish and grow a strong level of communication and partnership with cross-functional teams.
Assist in preparing for key meetings such as adoption and line opening.
Maintain and update various systems:
Ordering & tracking all samples
RequirementsMust be a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Must be 18 years or older
Prior internship experience is required
Must have an understanding of the VINCE brand and aesthetic
Strong analytical mindset, ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Strong written, communication and organizational skills
Requires excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word
Excellent verbal and written communication
Proactive, motivated, team-player
Demonstrate a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities.
VINCE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V