BuyingDirectoratStitchFix

Stitch Fix
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2mo Career Job

 About the Role 

Stitch Fix is looking for an experienced leader with Buying and Merchandising expertise to drive and grow the Women's RTW business. As a part of the Merchandising team, you will develop and lead the execution of merchandise strategies and assortment plans that meet the growing needs of our clients while simultaneously delivering on financial goals and business objectives. You will have the opportunity to expand your leadership capabilities, product excellence, and financial acumen in a breakthrough business model where the marriage of data science and human creativity are at the heart of what we do. You are our ideal candidate if you possess exceptional judgment and strategic orientation, robust critical thinking and analytical skills, and a love of product and developing talent. 

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Create and hone vision for Women's RTW product and execute consistently in support of our client promise of Personalized, Stylish, Enduring, and Effortless
  • Develop long, mid & short term product strategies that support Stitch Fix strategic priorities 
  • Develop and grow exceptional product talent to support career aspirations and best selves; Create conditions where teams can do their best work
  • Act as our clients' strongest advocate and champion client data-driven making through the vital partnership with Data Science 
  • Lead seasonal development and investment processes to meet/exceed client and financial goals 
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts to foster innovation and strengthen teamwork 
  • Ensure inventory optimization by instilling a deep sense of Open to Buy understanding and discipline within the Buying team 
  • Guide product life cycle planning to ensure balance between new, refresh, and reorder product mix, leveraging insights from Data Science, Planning and seasonal/trend insights
  • Ensure compelling price/value/quality relationship across product offering
  • Establish and nurture vendor relationships in a way that is consistent with Stitch Fix' values 
  • Lead and collaborate with cross-functional team to achieve strategic priorities and goals 
  • Build and maintain strong partnership with cross-functional partners, direct reports & MGMT

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have a Bachelor's degree, with a minimum of 10+ years experience in Buying or Merchandising 
  • You are a confident leader with a pioneering spirit, with experience managing a highly effective buying team 
  • You are dedicated to developing talent and creating conditions where teams thrive
  • You are passionate about product and ensuring that all decisions are anchored in the client's best interest
  • You have experience building a business with market vendors and an internal private label
  • You are excited to use data to enable an optimal client experience
  • You have both strong strategic orientation and execution skills
  • You excel in an evolving business where change is the norm
  • You are an effective influencer and negotiator and are comfortable taking calculate risks to achieve results
  • You are a curious individual with a high degree of learning agility
  • You are a creative "dot connector" and problem solver 
  • Above all else, you are Bright, Kind and Goal-Oriented

Why you will love working at Stitch Fix

  • Are a successful, fast-growing company with a start-up work vibe
  • Are a technologically and data-driven business
  • Offer competitive salaries, equity and comprehensive health benefits
  • Are at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining shopping for the next generation
  • Are passionate about our clients and live/breathe the client experience
  • Get to be creative on a daily basis
  • Are smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
  • Believe in autonomy & taking initiative

About Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is redefining retail shopping using a unique blend of art and science to deliver a deeply personalized service to our customers. This novel juxtaposition—at once analytic and artistic, technical and adventurous—attracts an extraordinary collection of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. Our diverse workforce has catalyzed enormous company growth over the past six years in terms of customer satisfaction and service efficacy. We’d love for you to help us carry on the trend.

 

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Your partner in personal style.

Stitch Fix has re-invented shopping, the way women really want to shop. Keep your wardrobe up-to-date with no hassle. You give us your size and style preferences, and your stylist sends you a selection of 5 items picked just for you. Try everything on at home, and only pay for what you want to keep!

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