Careers

Director of Brand Merchandising CA

The Director of Brand Merchandising main focus is developing, with key internal and external partners, the brand’s strategy, image and positioning compared to competitors and other Place Showroom brands and the entire showroom portfolio. The Director of Brand Merchandising will create and direct the overall brand plan with the brand owners. The Director of Brand Merchandising will work in tandem with sales and planning on the execution of sales, marketing and showroom strategies including P&L, sales, budgeting, inventory management, marketing, visual merchandising and training. A thorough understanding of the category landscapes is necessary as staying abreast of competitive and consumer trends, while identifying new opportunities and leading the development of new products/sourcing of new brands.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Work with the Brands, CEO, and Director of Sales to determine merchandising strategies and product assortments that reflect brand vision, core customer, forecasted trends and voids/opportunities in the market.

· Partner with Sales to stay on top of industry activity, trends, and maintain superb knowledge of our category landscapes. Monitor state of business including distribution, brand share, promotional effectiveness, and category trends as well as relevant competitive developments to further drive strategy of the brands.

· Oversee all pre-lining with the brands; partner with the Sales Team and CEO to ensure the brands are properly assorted for each delivery and collection.

· Manage product development initiatives both on the base business and development.

· Review SKU plan and retail selling to drive best sellers, recuts and performance. Creatively build new opportunities in the line such as adding color multipliers. Address past season’s retail performance during pre-lining with the team and guide sales into specific “best sellers” for wholesale.

· Manage effective communication of plan internally to ensure all departments of the company understand the brand goals.

· Manage all aspects on In-House Brand(s), including sales and development.

· Represent the organization and make relationships with buyers and designers. Act as the face of Place, continually network with new brands to identify holes in the market, be the go to on merchandise and price trends in the market.

· Oversee all new brand targeting, screening and on-boarding. Responsible for ensuring the Company’s brand lineup is always diversified and the Company is properly assorted.

· Oversee the brand’s critical path calendars to ensure sell date alignment with trends in the selling and trade show calendar.

· Participate in all major trade shows and L.A. Market; focus on product assortment in addition to selling.

Requirements:

· BA/BS or equivalent

· 5+ years in a director level role in a like environment

· Experience in a high-volume, fast paced environment

· Strong project management skills

· Strong relationships in the fashion industry preferred

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Senior Account Executive CA

Los Angeles

Place Showroom is seeking an experienced Senior Account Executive. Duties include but are not limited to, email outreach, staffing major trade shows on both Coasts, and seeing key accounts on the road. The Executive must have established relationships with major accounts. Candidate shall be responsible for maintaining the assigned collections, completing monthly plans and brand analysis, review selling reports and work with Sales Assistants to increase reorder business, coordinate advertising and CoOp opportunities, and meeting/exceeding monthly sales minimums.

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internship CA

Los Angeles

Seeking highly organized individual able to work in a fast-paced environment. Our ideal candidate is someone passionate about pursuing a career in the fashion industry. As an intern, you’ll have the benefit of working alongside a team of Showroom Coordinators and Account Executives to work on monitoring and tracking sample inventory, market preparation, daily administrative tasks and tradeshow attendance. Candidate should be hardworking, motivated and eager to take the initiative.

Tasks will include (but are not limited to):

  • Monitor and track inventory of samples
  • Work alongside team for completion of order confirmations and all order maintenance
  • Market Preparation, book and confirm appointments for upcoming market weeks and shows
  • Maintaining the appearance of the showroom before, during, and after appointments.
  • To become acquainted with each brand and familiarize oneself with their look book and line sheet format
  • Unpack, steam, and merchandise each collection according delivery to ensure proper presentation.
  • Participate in showroom appointments and assist Sales Reps with order & note-taking according to delivery and designer.
  • Learn our database program called Showroom Exchange as well as NuOrder and Joor which is used to create line sheets, place orders and
  • Daily administrative tasks such as organization, filing and ordering supplies when necessary.
  • Track and monitor sales through excel spreadsheets.
  • Send samples to buyers and LA sales reps when necessary.
  • Participate in fashion trade shows and booth set up/breakdown.

Requirements:

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office.
  • Position requires strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proactive thinking, ability to identify opportunities and jump in when needed.
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Account Executive DALLAS

Los Angeles

Promote products represented by the company in a way that will assist in increasing the company’s clients’ visability in the market. Responsible for meeting and liaising with the company’s in order to fully understand each brand’s background and products. Monitor current trends in fashion and based on observations and knowledge of the market, propose strategic direction for promotion and advertising of the various fashion brands the company represents. Responsible for the collaboration and participation in the company’s in-house public relations events for clients. Create and contribute to comprehensive communications and public relations strategies and conduct market research in order to devise plans and overall business promotion strategies, specifically in the areas of public and media relations and web marketing. Conduct market and pricing analysis as well as industry analysis for competitive intelligence and sales forecasts, development of marketing communications, management of trade shows representation and promotions, and participating in the development of business and market plans focused in increasing brand visibility and promoting company brands to clients throughout the United States. Serve as primary liaison between the press and assigned clients, notifying accounts of any major press exposure and also report on best sellers and other popular items. Complete all applicable reporting for assigned brands including monthly plans, end of season reports and road recaps reporting to the success of individualized efforts for various brands at different trade shows. Maintain current promotional materials for each brand assigned. Distribute such materials to the appropriate media outlets and present them at events where the client is being featured such as markets, trade shows or the company showroom. Req. Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations or related discipline and 2 years of related experience in public relations or related fields including experience working with specialty wholesale accounts. Will accept any suitable combination of education/experience.

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Internship NY

New York

Seeking highly organized individual able to work in a fast-paced environment. Our ideal candidate is someone passionate about pursuing a career in the fashion industry. As an intern, you’ll have the benefit of working alongside a team of Showroom Coordinators and Account Executives to work on monitoring and tracking sample inventory, market preparation, daily administrative tasks and tradeshow attendance. Candidate should be hardworking, motivated and eager to take the initiative.

Tasks will include (but are not limited to):

  • Monitor and track inventory of samples
  • Work alongside team for completion of order confirmations and all order maintenance
  • Market Preparation, book and confirm appointments for upcoming market weeks and shows
  • Maintaining the appearance of the showroom before, during, and after appointments.
  • To become acquainted with each brand and familiarize oneself with their look book and line sheet format
  • Unpack, steam, and merchandise each collection according delivery to ensure proper presentation.
  • Participate in showroom appointments and assist Sales Reps with order & note-taking according to delivery and designer.
  • Learn our database program called Showroom Exchange as well as NuOrder and Joor which is used to create line sheets, place orders and create notes for buyers.
  • Daily administrative tasks such as organization, filing and ordering supplies when necessary.
  • Track and monitor sales through excel spreadsheets.
  • Send samples to buyers and LA sales reps when necessary.
  • Participate in fashion trade shows and booth set up/breakdown.

Requirements:

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office.
  • Position requires strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proactive thinking, ability to identify opportunities and jump in when needed.

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INTERNSHIP TX

DALLAS

Place Showroom’s Internship program is a highly coveted program, providing a unique opportunity for qualified candidates gain industry experience and insight while earning college credit. The candidates selected for this program will learn participate in various projects working in the Company’s showroom, partnering with key members of the organization to obtain a well-rounded understanding of the business. In addition to the operational responsibilities of this position, this candidate must embody characteristics of the company’s core values—including professionalism, integrity, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Our ideal candidate is someone passionate about pursuing a career in the fashion industry. As an intern in our Showroom, you’ll have the benefit of working alongside a team of Showroom Coordinators and Account Executives to work on monitoring and tracking sample inventory, market preparation, daily administrative tasks and tradeshow attendance. Candidate should be hardworking, motivated and eager to take the initiative.

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