Intern Wholesale Assistant in Amsterdam

Intern Wholesale... Job... KARL LAGERFELD COMPANY... At Karl Lagerfeld, we are driven by Karl’s mantra: “Embrace the present and...

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Intern Wholesale Assistant Job description

KARL LAGERFELD COMPANY PROFILE

At Karl Lagerfeld, we are driven by Karl’s mantra: “Embrace the present and invent the future.”

Always contemporary and forward-looking, the House of KARL LAGERFELD shares the creative vision and design aesthetic of its iconic founder, Karl Lagerfeld.


We are the only fashion house that carries Karl’s name on its door and we strive to live up to this responsibility in everything we do, every day, with the utmost joy and passion.

Our headquarters in Paris and in Amsterdam are home to a highly diverse and driven team of KARL family members that hail from over 25 countries. Together, we aim to create meaningful stories and product concepts that connect to Karl’s world and iconic attributes.

Women’s ready-to-wear, bags, small leather goods and underwear are managed directly from our Amsterdam headquarters, while other categories, including menswear, footwear, fragrances, eyewear and more, are developed with best-in-class licensing partners.


We connect with our consumers on multiple levels, ensuring that our online and offline approach goes hand in hand. We thrive to maximize consumer engagement via more than 200 KL stores worldwide, our premium wholesale partners, and our strong digital footprint, spearheaded by our KARL.COM flagship store, which reaches 96 countries. Our digital channels currently represent more than 30% of our overall full-price business.


We are a dynamic, fast-growing and inclusive company built on professionalism and strong values. At KARL LAGERFELD we’re committed to working toward the highest standards of sustainability and integrity across all areas of our business. In 2019, KARL LAGERFELD joined as a founding member of the Fashion Pact, a global sustainability initiative seeking to transform the fashion industry through objectives in three areas: climate, biodiversity and ocean protection.


THE ROLE

For this position, the Wholesale Assistant provides support in the day-to-day wholesale activities within the department ranging from data analysis/reporting, support on key account management, product and information flow management, direct contact with internal as well as external linkages of the Karl Lagerfeld brand.

Requirements

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivering constant support into the development of the wholesale business (prospection, market research, operations)
  • Back Office management, both qualitative and quantitative (Sell-Through tracking, Sales Analysis, Illustrated Buys, SWAPs, reorders etc.)
  • Providing assistance to the Wholesale Team
  • Contacting with the customer service / logistics teams to track the products flow
  • Working closely together with the wholesale team on projects from inception to production
  • Setting up Sales Challenges for Key partners
  • Handling after-sale service for partners
  • Assisting in the maintenance of high standards at POS (trainings, VM, sales)
  • Showroom: during the buying campaign (4 weeks in November /7 weeks in January), planning sales appointments/campaigns, driving the clients through the new collection and retrieving the selections, tracking the OTBs; maintaining showroom standards (Visual Merchandising/tidiness, client reception), supporting the sales team during sales campaigns
  • Sample management
  • Order management (order entry, deliveries)
  • Assets distribution (marketing assets, product overviews, etc.)


THE PROFILE:

  • Experience: 1st internship in fashion/sales is a plus
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written; basic knowledge (or higher)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must.
  • Proactivity, self-organization, ability to work independently
  • Passion for fashion, strong interest in Wholesale
  • Attention to detail, analytical mindset
  • Ability to communicate openly, honestly and constructively
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Start date - beginning of September 


WE OFFER:

  • Working for an international and fast/growing company.
  • Working with various departments and different sides of the business.
  • A professional, ambitious and dynamic team.

Please note that we can only consider your application if you are enrolled for the full duration of your internship at your school or university. Also, due to Dutch legislation, you have to be in possession of European nationality or studying in the Netherlands.


If your application is successful, we will contact you within three weeks

Extra informatie

Status
Open
Plaats
Amsterdam
Dienstverbanden
Stage
Gepubliceerd op
27-08-2021

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