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Estimated Pay $17 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Dallas, Texas

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Company Overview

At Mizzen+Main, we believe what we wear to work reflects what we think of work. And we think work is fun. We think it's a place of joy, collaboration, discipline, laughter,the ups and downs, and everything in between all of those things. That's why we make clothes that make people comfortable. We make clothes that let people breathe and stretch and move and think. We make clothes that let them work. And we have a good time doing it.

Founded in 2012 with the belief that there is a better way, Mizzen+Main is a premium men's brand with product rooted in performance fabrics and tailored silhouettes. Mizzen+Main is a multi-channel brand, comprised of our Ecommerce site, Retail Stores, and Wholesale Partners across the US, with our headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Our Values are simple and guide everything we do: We Have Commitments, We Think Big, We Act as Owners, We're People Too, and We Never Settle.

Director of MerchandisingLocation

Dallas, TX

Reports To

The Director of Merchandising will report to the Chief Product Officer.

Job Overview

As we chart our next phase of growth, we are seeking a Director of Merchandising who will develop high-level product and business strategies by focusing on how profitability, product positioning, and forecasted growth will continue to build the brand identity. This leader is responsible for ensuring the development, execution, and communication of category strategies that will meet or exceed financial goals. They must mobilize and lead successfully to create and develop partnerships with cross-functional partners (Design, Product Development, Production, Creative, and Commercial counterparts).

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Lead the creation of the seasonal line architecture that supports financial targets and delivers a cohesive product/accessories collection that's on brand for our channels of distribution
  • Establish and maintain effective partnerships across the organization: Design, Sales, Planning, Marketing
  • Develop short and long-term product assortment strategies that align with the Brand vision, financial plans, channel, and customer needs
  • Present seasonal kickoff strategies and ensure cross-functional alignment on channel and market needs
  • Analyze category performance and drive category strategies to maximize growth
  • Create line architecture inclusive of SKU counts, SKU productivity, differentiation, and price tier that support organizational and channel goals; curate and recommend assortment for each channel to successfully meet SKU needs
  • Drive price architecture strategy on margin and value proposition across categories
  • Along with Design, deliver, and curate compelling product assortments that are brand-enhancing and customer-focused
  • Partner with Product and Planning teams to ensure inventory buys align with design and merchandising intent, and support all financial goals of the organization
  • Participate in key external customer touch points to ensure clear understanding of strategy, performance and product opportunities
  • Partner with Design and brand leadership to deliver key looks, volume drivers, and big Ideas for the seasons
  • Lead point on the appropriate GTM meetings, with clear next steps and action items, there after – always through a lens of clear communication
  • Actively participate in appropriate business reviews and in-season product decisions
  • Visit competition to stay abreast of market trends and apply learnings to current and future assortments
Qualifications
  • 7+ years of related apparel experience in developing and executing merchandising strategies. Experience in Men's apparel preferred
  • 5+ years of dedicated leadership of mentoring and developing a team
  • Must have extensive experience in product development, and relevant market trend forecasting, with a deep knowledge of product design, fabrics, and colors
  • Strong financial acumen, knowledge of, and ability to impact financial outcomes
  • Strategic and analytical, clearly driven by conceptualizing future opportunities & developing strategic product & business initiatives
  • Ability to assess the business and offer insights and recommendations
  • A creative solution-oriented, out-of-the-box thinker with excellent communication skills
  • Superior level of accuracy, ability to lead with structure and discipline to drive business through a highly organized approach
  • Proven track record of working in an environment where collaboration with cross-functional partners is a key focus and speed is crucial
  • Some software knowledge in platforms like Toolio, PLM, Netsuite, NuOrder
  • Ability to instill confidence in cross-functional partners
What You Will Love About Working at Mizzen+Main.

Not only are we makers of the best damn dress shirt, but we also strive to create the Best Damn Place to Work. We believe your work self can be your actual self because our office is more than just a place of work, and your job shouldn't be just another one of life's compartments. We build high performing teams and prioritize personal and professional growth and development. Our unlimited PTO and 11 paid holidays support work life balance and the opportunity to stay connected with what's important. We also appreciate leaving the office early, once each quarter, to spend time together socially and learn about one another's whole self, not just our work selves. Do what you love and love what you do. Why wait? Today's a Good Day For It.