Merchandising Intern – THE NORTH FACE

Job Details

The North Face EMEA is looking for an outstanding Merchandising Intern to join our team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

How you will make the difference

Support European merchandise managers on the Go to Market process for Strategic Accounts
Coordinate general product requests for example, market info, samples, product quality etc. for internal departments
Support in creating seasonal product briefs as directed by the merchandisers
Support European merchandise managers with day-to- day administration
Provide support for department presentations
Create seasonal sales analysis and ensure update reports are circulated to the team
Actively participate in any new European initiatives that may take place
Assist with the Go to Market critical path

What you need to succeed?

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and /or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position:

Currently pursuing Bachelor’s/Master’s studies in Product Management, Marketing, Economics, or having recently graduated
Strong command of the English language, second European language is an advantage
Preferred an experience in apparel environment with particular area of focus lifestyle and or performance
Team player, with strong organizational and communication skills
Able to demonstrate analytical skills
Expertise in Excel and PowerPoint is essential
Fashion conscious with a good understanding of product and able to demonstrate being ‘in touch’ with the market
A confident, energetic and proactive person with a visible passion for the product, the Brand and the activities we build products for

Desirable attributes:

Exposure to working with other European countries and Strategic Accounts
Sensitivity to working across geographical and cultural boundaries
Ability to understand product and the technical outdoor market
Strong passion for our industry

What’s in it for you?

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
50% discount on all VF brands

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Join the North Face Family

The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we’ve lived by our “true north,” the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives. To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our r each through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve. As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:

Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible
Protect the places where we live, play, and operate
Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!

Please submit your application in English, as that’s our common language!