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Coach Inc Assoc Account Executive in New York, New York

Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for optimistic femininity. Today, the brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home decor and more. Polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color-Kate Spade New York's founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. Under the vision of creative director Nicola Glass, the brand continues to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio - a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.

Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for optimistic femininity. Today, the brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home decor and more. Polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color-Kate Spade New York's founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. Under the vision of creative director Nicola Glass, the brand continues to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio - a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.

Primary purpose:

the successful individual will leverage their proficiency in buying to...

Sales:

management of in-house accounts across specialty retailers, departments stores both B&M and online with a strategic focus on quality of sale and off-price of both in-house accounts (rtw, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and tech) and licensed categories, across all partners

fluid communication with planning, direct to consumer, marketing & merchandising internal teams as well as exterior partners on a weekly basis; developing strong relationships with key department store contacts

take a proactive approach to making recommendations to further drive the business in-season, identify and react to new opportunities by reviewing and analyzing sales data and feedback from colleagues

fiscal responsibility to include: weekly order confirmation both fashion and replenishment, reorders, bulk order integrity, daily shipping, monthly allocation calls

lead showroom presentations and assortment recommendations for clients

effectively communicate business goals to internal and external partners and cross-functional teams, as needed

keep abreast of competitive market place

planning:

fluid relationship with account planners to revise projections and support business demand, determine risk and opportunity across category

maximize brand profitability, further develop replenishment strategy and management

partner with planner to manage open-to-buy (otb), forecasting and assortment recommendation plan by month, analyze market share to impact regionalized opportunities

marketing:

partner with cross-category leaders within wholesale to leverage lifestyle brand focus

partner with marketing to effectively communicate brand and seasonal product initiatives filtering through the wholesale lens, to the final customer via digital, print and in-store collateral

manage online presentation and brand shop recommendations with marketing support

the accomplished individual will possess...

2+ years experience in a wholesale environment working with major department stores

Previous experience in an AE position

Strong written and oral communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft programs to include: word, powerpoint and outlook

Advanced excel skills

An understanding of retail financial measurements

Travel expectation at least 3-4x per year

Exemplary level of customer service

an outstanding professional will be...

Prior experience working with Nordstrom, Macy's, Dillards preferred

Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment

Solution oriented attitude

Strong problem solving skills

A sense of urgency and attention to detail; high accuracy

Ability to take initiative to complete tasks quickly and independently

Ability to prioritize and multi-task

Attitude of accountability and self-motivation

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

Our Competencies for All Employees

Drive for Results:Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.

Customer Focus:Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.

Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Learning on the Fly:Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.

Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Kate Spade 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 the 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 - YA1 Visit Kate Spade at

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