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Assistant Product Manager

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10018

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 107679 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Assistant Product Manager is responsible for the day to day product-related activity of the Eyewear Brands in the North America Market, ensuring that product management in assigned brands is implemented with excellence.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains general product knowledge (current and future collections, technologies, styles features, catwalk/special collections).
  • Understands market trends affecting the brand, competitive landscape and specific product needs.
  • Collects and organizes feedback on products and shares it internally.
  • Develops and maintains updated product copy for key internal and external use.
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on product performance.
  • Oversees assortments and product mixes for the different sales channel of trade and Special Customers.
  • Manages Early Releases (Avant-premiers) for all Department Store and Key Account customers.
  • Suggests changes to current assortments and supports planning and sales teams in updating customer assortments.
  • Coordinates samples management for special initiatives such as photo shoots or Co-op ads.
  • Conducts pricing and key product analysis to support the brand.
  • Acts as key liaison to North American product team and Global Line Planners to report on North American Wholesale Product needs.
  • Manages collection and product releases calendar for all sales channel of trade
  • Prepares material and presents collections to Sales teams at Market weeks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of product or merchandising experience,
  • Excellent written/verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC skills, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and passion for Luxury goods and fashion
  • Maintains a professional relationship and open line of communication with all business contacts, executives, sales force personnel and customers

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree; concentration in marketing or business administration
  • 3+ years of product or merchandising experience, preferably working with Eyewear or Image-based brands (Jewelry, Beauty, Fashion, Spirits, etc)

 

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.

 

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