How to Become a Divisional Merchandising Manager

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Divisional Merchandising Manager

What does a Divisional Merchandising Manager do?

A Divisional Merchandising Manager manages a division's group of buyers who select merchandise for order, place orders, and are involved in inventory distribution. Works with buyers to review previous orders and to determine which inventory should be replenished. Being a Divisional Merchandising Manager researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Divisional Merchandising Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Divisional Merchandising Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Divisional Merchandising Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience.

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Will work closely with Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Planning, Allocations and Store Operations.

01/09/2020: Little Rock, AR

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services.

01/07/2020: Kansas City, MO

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers typically do the following.

02/23/2020: Utica, NY

Advertising managers create interest among potential buyers of a product or service.

02/15/2020: Troy, NY

Advertising managers work in advertising agencies that put together advertising campaigns for clients, in media firms that sell advertising space or time, and in organizations that advertise heavily.

11/28/2019: Middlesex, NJ
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Divisional Merchandising Manager

Best tips for those who want to become a Divisional Merchandising Manager

Here are some tips to become a Divisional Merchandising Manager.

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12/03/2019: Providence, RI

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02/17/2020: Mesa, AZ
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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Divisional Merchandising Manager

Best colleges and universities for Divisional Merchandising Manager

  • College of the Atlantic
  • Cleveland State University

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Divisional Merchandising Manager

Is being a Divisional Merchandising Manager Worth it?

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Merchandising,Negotiation Skills,Communication Skills,Training And Development,Vendor Management,Buyer.

12/07/2019: Nashua, NH

Full-Time Manager Trainees will often train at multiple locations and must have flexibility to travel within divisional requirements.

02/01/2020: Yakima, WA

Negotiates buying contracts on categories or subsets of categories as determined by the Divisional Merchandise Manager (DMM) or Category Manager (CM).

01/16/2020: Lansing, MI

Buyer partners with the Divisional Merchandise Manager to develop product strategies to maximize sales and profitability.

02/03/2020: Modesto, CA

The Divisional Merchandise Manager (DMM) provides leadership and direction to the buying team within the assigned division of our business.

02/25/2020: Danbury, CT
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Divisional Merchandising Manager

What skills do you need to be a Divisional Merchandising Manager?

Management is no easy task, and as such, the skill requirements for these types of roles vary greatly.  Chief skills for this role are: Demand Forecasting, Inventory Management, Merchandising, Replenishment and Ordering.  Expertise in these areas will help you land this, or a similar role.

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 Develop store teams’ knowledge on sales and margin growth through consistent execution of merchandising strategies.

12/06/2019: Twin Falls, ID

Experience as a Senior Buyer or Divisional  Merchandise Manager.

02/13/2020: Baltimore, MD

7 years+ relevant experience in a merchandising and/or sourcing environment.

02/01/2020: Richmond, VA

Merchandising,Negotiation Skills,Communication Skills,Training And Development,Vendor Management,Buyer.

12/16/2019: Reading, PA

We require the skills and experience of a Visual Merchandise Manager to enhance the brand experience that a customer will have in….

02/21/2020: San Bernardino, CA
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Step 6: View average salary for Divisional Merchandising Manager

How much does a Divisional Merchandising Manager make?

The average salary range for a Divisional Merchandising Manager is from $167,053 to $237,280. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Divisional Merchandising Manager
$167,053 to $237,280

Step 7: Find relevant Divisional Merchandising Manager jobs, and apply.

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