Ralph Lauren ASSOCIATE, HOME MERCHANDISING in New York, New York

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to http ://investor.ralphlauren.com .Job Responsibilities

  • Attend design meetings as directed by category merchant.

  • Attend all weekly WIP meetings.

  • Partner with design and production on seasonal margin objectives.

  • Responsible for all system and document creation and maintenance: GFE, line lists, add/drop, price change memos).

  • Responsible for all line opening preparation (sample inventory, cost logs, bed diagrams, and sales materials).

  • Responsible for sku tracking and reporting.

  • Execute and manage integrity of line definition in Global Front End merchandising system.

  • Liase with licensees on development progress and process

  • Support textile team in comprehensive competitive analysisJob Requirements

  • 2-3 Merchandising/Design or related experience in home furnishing industry.

  • College Graduate.

  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook.

  • Knowledge of and experience in home industry, specifically home textilesRalph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.