KATE SPADE & COMPANY

  • Store Planner

    Country – State – City US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/13/2018 6:18 PM)
    Job ID
    25070
    Category
    Inventory Management - Planning
  • Overview

    Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york. From handbags to clothing and décor, our exuberant approach to the everyday encourages personal style with a dash of incandescent charm. We call it living colorfully.

    As a member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Purpose:

    This position will manage all store level plans and will ensure all by-store merchandise assortments are being met

     

    The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in planning to...

     

    • Review geographical attributes, field and visual communications, store visits, historical performance, and customer profiles to develop market and store knowledge and apply that knowledge for future analyses and share knowledge with the team as needed
    • Determine store attributes to support planning and distribution strategies by recapping and analyzing performance at total store, division and product level
    • Evaluate best sellers by store-cluster and provide merchandise recommendations to the Buyer
    • Forecast sales by store by day on a bi-monthly basis. Responsible for uploading these forecasts into our systems
    • Partner with cross functional team to ensure timely and accurate execution of new store openings by providing necessary data
    • Own KPI planning and communicate product/promotional recommendations to cross-functional teams through various channels like in team meetings, via email and on reports
    • Support cross-functional partners with various ad-hoc analyses
    • Assign volume grades on a by-store level in order to determine product assortment and allocation quantities

    Qualifications

    The accomplished individual will possess...

    • Strong analytical skills
    • Capability to be detail oriented
    • Team player mentality
    • Resourcefulness
    • Strong communication skills and ability to multi-task
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow through on all aspects of responsibility
    • Ability to multitask and focus in a busy atmosphere
    • Comfort with team based work structure, ability to demonstrate flexibility

     

    An outstanding professional will have...

    • Candidates must possess a college degree
    • 2-4 years of prior experience in merchandise/store planning or allocation and analysis.

     

     

    kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-CA Visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.

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