• Sample Coordinator

    Country – State – City US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/21/2018 7:57 AM)
    Job ID
    Merchandising & Buying - Other
  • 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.


    Kate spade Sample Coordinators are the key point of contact for all inbound and outbound samples for a broad assortment within the Kate spade Product categories.  Sample Coordinators work closely on a daily bases with internal and external cross-functional team members within the Merchandising, wholesale, Design, Marketing, Public Relations, and Creative teams. Management of the daily upkeep of systems and organization within the closet is an essential day to day to help prioritize, Solve, and complete daily task.


    • Tracking, unpacking, and shipping of all commercial samples
    • Organize & maintain samples in secure and orderly manner at all times
    • Maintain up-to-date information in sample tracking system
    • Manage Launch metrics with current/past inventory
    • Coordinate the rotation of product inventory for all current/past product to be used for all Corporate Sample events.
    • Serve as primary liaise to sample tracking system and sample request priority
    • Coordinate sample due dates with external/internal teams.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of changes of samples from market to production



    • 1-2 years of related work experience preferred
    • College Degree preferred
    • Self-starter, strong sense of urgency and initiative
    • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to multi-Task
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work/ Resolve/ Prioritize all
    • Strong excel skills preferred, experience with Fashion GPS a plus


    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. Visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.


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