Intern Merchandising - Allocation Outlet

Job description

KARL LAGERFELD COMPANY PROFILE

At Karl Lagerfeld, we are driven by Karl’s mantra: “Embrace the present and invent the future”


The House of KARL LAGERFELD shares the creative vision and design aesthetic of its iconic founder, Karl Lagerfeld. Always contemporary and forward-looking.
We are the only fashion house that carries Karl’s name at its doorbell and we’re thriving to live up to this responsibility in everything we do, every day with lots of joy and passion.


Our headquarters in Paris and in Amsterdam are home to a very diverse and driven Karl family from more than 25 countries creating meaningful stories and product concepts that connect to Karl’s world and iconic attributes.

Women’s ready to wear, bags, small leather goods and underwear are managed directly from our Amsterdam HQ other categories including men’s wear, footwear, fragrances, eyewear and more are developed together with best in class license partners.


We connect with our consumers at multiple levels – online and offline hand in hand. We thrive to maximize consumer engagement via more than 200 KL stores worldwide, our premium wholesale partners and our strong digital footprint, spearheaded by our KARL.COM flagship store which reaches 96 countries. With digital channels representing already more than 30% of our overall full price business.


We are a dynamic, fast growing and inclusive company built on professionalism and strong values. Across all areas of our business, at KARL LAGERFELD we commit working toward highest standards of sustainability and integrity. In 2019, KARL LAGERFELD joined as a founding member the Fashion Pact, a global sustainability initiative seeking to transform the fashion industry through objectives in three areas: climate, biodiversity and ocean protection.


PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Provide key support in the Allocation/buying & merchandising team of the Karl Lagerfeld Outlet channel.


Requirements

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the allocator on initial stock and replenishment orders
  • Ensure a correct transmission from buy-plan to allocation
  • Assist on in-season analysis on our store and product data
  • Keep close communication with our stores
  • Ad hoc administration tasks
  • Analysis and communication of sales data
  • Produce and prepare all in-sales reports (best sellers, efficiency, etc.)
  • Store database maintenance
  • Support preparing presentations of the division based on merchandising & product
  • Ad hoc administration tasks

MAIN RELATIONSHIPS

  • Retail operations
  • Buying/merchandise team

SKILLS AND EDUCATION

  • Bachelor degree in fashion or Business degree
  • Language: fluent in English, both verbal and written

PROFILE

  • Numerical skills
  • Familiar with MS Office, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Has an eye for detail and consistency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a positive "can-do" attitude are a must
  • Interest & passion for the fashion industry
  • Available for a minimum of 6 months or preferably a year
  • Start date mid-July 2021

 Due to Dutch law, we can only review your application for an internship when you are enrolled at a university or other school program.