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Organization
Job Title
International Market Associate (Travel Retail)
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10001
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
22832
Position type
Permanent
Category
Retail
Job Function
Buyer
Merchandiser

International Market Associate (Travel Retail)

Overview:

Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of Kate Spade & Company. From handbags and clothing to jewelry, fashion accessories, fragrance, eyewear, shoes, swimwear, home decor, desk accessories, stationery, tabletop and gifts, our exuberant approach to the everyday encourages personal style with a dash of incandescent charm. We call it living colorfully.

Kate Spade & Company has more than 450 specialty and outlet shops in 47 countries around the world.  Our colorful products are sold worldwide, in every time zone and on every continent. Whether in San Francisco, Sao Paulo or Shanghai, our shops are always warm and inviting.


Welcome to Kate Spade & Company.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support manager in all aspects of business operations including seasonal open to buy by account, merchandising strategies, assortment planning, reporting and sales analysis
  • Overall coordination and maintenance of all relevant reports to ensure consistency and accuracy; prepare and analyze weekly selling reports to include maximizing consistent sell-ins as well as in-season opportunities
  • Assist with international partner management on any new initiatives or opportunities
  • In partnership with manager, coordinate and conduct market appointments and market meeting
  • Cultivate a strong working relationship and partnership with accounts’ buying teams
  • Oversee order confirmation/shipping/charge backs
  • Support pricing and markdown strategy, assist with RTV management
  • Manage and track shipments to ensure maximized timely and complete order fulfillment for all accounts
  • Facilitate logistical duties of market four times per year
  • Manage timely submission of departmental invoices
  • Identify, create, and react to new opportunities to drive business within account and sales team.

Qualifications:

 

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a sales environment
  • Buying or merchandising experience required
  • Ability to manage accounts independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Initiative/sense of urgency
  • Ability to manage accounts independently
  • Culturally aware; experience and exposure personally and professionally to diverse cultures
  • Analytical; retail selling, inventory management
  • Adaptable
  • MS office (word, excel)
  • Proficiency in retail math
  • Minimal travel required
  • Merchandising background a plus

 

Kate Spade & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

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