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Retail Merchandiser - Internship

Luxottica Group SpA

Luxottica Group SpA

Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
Date: Aug 30, 2023
Brand: Corporate
Location:

Milano, IT

WHO WE ARE

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. The Company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.

With over 180,000 dedicated employees in 150 countries driving our iconic brands, our people are creative, entrepreneurial and celebrated for their unique perspectives and individuality. Committed to vision, we enable people to “see more and be more” thanks to our innovative designs and lens technologies, exceptional quality and cutting-edge processing methods. Every day we impact the lives of millions by changing the way people see the world.

JOB SCOPE AND MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Retail Merchandise intern will support the Retail Merchandise Manager in the definition of the Merchandise Strategy, from the Store Segmentation through the Facings Strategy and relative commercial offer with the goal of increasing store productivity and turnover the market/ retail banner managed.

The intern will be part of the conversation with all our local team partners as well as all internal cross-functional stakeholders to support the projects and initiatives to drive growth of the business.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED ACTIVITIES:

  • Support the Retail Merchandise Manager with analytics, partnering with merchandise financial planning, on actuals and budget/forecast creation.
  • Support the Retail Merchandise Manager in the Full management of all key projects and tests from the definition to the implementation.
  • Run weekly, monthly, and ad-Hoc analysis on specific business areas, in partnership with involved external departments.
  • Ability to effectively networking with the different stakeholders.
  • Ability to relate mainly to Product Development including through open skills in the face of the creation of new business opportunities.

NETWORK OF INTERACTION:

INTERNAL: Local Assortment execution, Merchandise Financial Planning, Space Management/VM, Category Management, Pricing Team, Supply Chain and Retail Planning.

EXTERNAL : Store Managers/Field.

TECHNICAL SKILLS - PORTRAIT OF A PERFECT CANDIDATE

  • Master's degree or equivalent in economics, engineering or marketing.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills alongside commercial attitude.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and make sound data-driven decisions.
  • Good knowledge of brand and product across Fashion industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English and fluency in Italian would be a plus.

LANGUAGES:

Italian

English

Other Languages as plus based on market he/she will manage: Spanish, German, French.


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