Title: Cushnie et Ochs seeks Merchandising Intern
Date: 21 July 2017 8:00 am
Established in 2008 by Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, Cushnie et Ochs is designed by women, for women. Carly and Michelle’s shared creative vision pushes the limits of their unique sensibilities, creating collections that juxtapose bold sensuality with minimalist sophistication. Exuding a raw, yet refined sense of femininity, Cushnie et Ochs focuses on clean lines and the perfect fit. Cushnie et Ochs is available at over 150 points of sale around the world, including Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, and Net-A-Porter.
The merchandising intern will work directly with the merchandiser and experience the creative, analytical and collaborative aspects of merchandising. The intern will develop a clear understanding of the entire product life cycle process (from initial design concept through markdown’s in stores).
-Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
-Must have excellent communication skills
-Should have strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects
-Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
-Strong attention to detail
In addition, interns will have the opportunity to work on a number of projects and deliverables, including the following:
-Research trends/competitive shopping/fashion forecasting
-Work closely with all cross functional teams (design, production, sales)
-Review design concept, sketches, fabrics, final colors, etc.
-Merchandise seasonal collections based on line plan
-Understanding and executing departmental strategies
-Maintaining assortment sheets and compiling reports
-Preparing for meetings
-Other project duties as assigned