Reference Code:  102114

V.I.E - Merchandising & Marketing Coordinator - South East Europe - Milan

Milan, MI, IT


The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 9000+ colleagues of 105 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity.




As part of the Merchandising & Marketing Department for Cartier South East Europe, the Merchandising & Marketing Coordinator will report to the Head of Marketing & Merchandising and will support the team in building and implementing the Product Strategy across the region. The length of this V.I.E assignment is 12 months and ideally starts in September 2024, the position is based in Milan.






Product Strategy


  • Support Marketing & Merchandising teams in building and implementing the Product Strategy across the region.
  • Support Marketing & Merchandising teams in build product sales forecasts for range & novelties for all channels.
  • Propose actions to support sales and maximize product visibility across all networks.


Stock & Assortment Management


  • Support Merchandising Team in build assortments by boutiques and watch specialists.
  • Monitor boutique stock levels/assortments & sales to determine optimal product mix.
  • Identify sales opportunities by analyzing stock & needs, propose assortment adjustments.
  • Monitor product life cycle and organization of the returns of the old collections.
  • Support PR in endorsement and consignments.


Continuous Improvement of Processes


  • Work proactively on cross-function projects with Communication, Omnichannel, Visual Merchandising and Operation teams.
  • Build automatized reports for Merchandising and Marketing team.


Active participation in strategic projects 


  • Manage Internal Sales topics. 
  • Support Leather Straps Manager in building the right assortment and daily tasks.
  • Collaborate with Omnichannel, Communications, Visual Merchandising and Operations team to reach strategic goals 






As a Merchandising & Marketing Coordinator, you will have a great opportunity to be an essential contributor in a dynamic team, working for the success of a first-class Luxury Maison under strong business acceleration and transformation. 

We believe in shared success and understanding that with your actions you elevate your team and Maison. To contribute to team success, we expect the following:


  • At least a Bachelor's degree in business administration, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in merchandising, store planning, buying and/or supply chain, operations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with a structured approach.
  • Ability to build business strategies and plans related to stock / sales.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software applications, excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office with strong focus on Excel, Analysis and PowerPoint. Knowledge in SAP is a plus. 
  • Business fluency in English, Italian or French is a plus.






Ability to join and interact with a passionate, motivated and creative team that shares the same passion and energy for our dynamic Maison

A plethora of learning and growth opportunities within Cartier to help you develop and deep dive into the Marketing & Communication environment






Firstly, you will be engaging with an online video interview of 15min for us to assess your understanding of the position, and motivations

Subsequently, you will be meeting with International Talent Acquisition team to dive deeper and assess your fit to this role

Finally, you will be able to meet with the local Hiring Team (Local HR and Hiring Manager).






We offer exciting opportunities to grow professionally and personally in a supportive and international environment. The industry is transforming, it is an exciting time to join the Maison and to be at the forefront of this industry-wide transformation.


As a V.I.E in our subsidiary, you will benefit from:

  • 12 month’s contract (renewable to 12 more months)
  • Monthly allowance not subject to taxes
  • Housing allowance
  • Travel cost linked to the move
  • Health insurance





Important: Kindly note that the V.I.E Program requires strict eligibility criteria, you can access further information on this destination and check your eligibility through this page:


The V.I.E Program is run under the authority of the French Ministry for Economy and Finance and that of the Ministry of Foreign Trade, all details can be found on the Civiweb website:

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jewellery, watches and writing instruments. Cartier joined the Group in 1988.

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