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Tapestry is looking to fill multiple roles in their NYC office.

Tapestry, the global house of modern luxury brands, is on the hunt for fresh talent to join their dynamic team at their sleek Hudson Yards headquarters in NYC. As an umbrella company that encompasses iconic fashion houses like Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, Tapestry has established itself as a powerhouse in the industry, seamlessly blending heritage and innovation.

Global Merchandising Footwear Assistant, COACH

Work Setup: Hybrid 
Base Pay: Range $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 Annually

Primary Purpose: To be a key team member of Footwear Merchandising team, supporting the continued growth of Coach’s Footwear business. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Owning System Management, Edits, Processes

  • Input and manage sku and style details into ECVision & Collection Curator system 
  • Create and manage full sku line list in excel, to guide buyers on global point of view at market
  • Support misc. sample needs and management for meetings, showroom setup and presentation prep

Manage Assortment Tools & Market Prep Documents

  • Own all aspects of Footwear edit/presentation prep for all merchandising documents 
  • Partner with bags merchant to ensure deck satisfies team direction. 
  • Spearhead more conceptual and directional ideas to improve processes and documents
  • Key point person for FTW business knowledge and sku detail for our cross functional teams
  • Use product and sales data knowledge to effectively make assortment decisions 
  • Responsible for compiling, seeking, and analyzing all relevant FTW information for given time period to ensure alignment to larger corporate strategies. 
  • Create various Powerpoint decks and boards to be used by teams for milestone meetings
  • Communicate all post presentation assortment updates to cross functional teams 

Analyze and Present Assortment and Weekly Sales Analysis 

  • Analyze sales performance for FTW line on various time periods
  • Identify market nuances and opportunities through buy and sales analysis
  • Use inventory and buy reports to create buy recaps and identify opportunities
  • Leverage planning reports to track long term business trends & present to team
  • Support team in preparation for key deliverables using analysis skills 

Market Research 

  • Research competition and broader industry (stores, runways, news, trend reports) in order to better understand the larger Footwear market and keep team abreast of trends.
  • Use market findings to contribute to creation of line plan and business strategy
  • Suggest assortment opportunities and new ideas for the Gen Z customer 

Organization and Team 

  • Partner closely with Manager and Assistants on team
  • Create strong partnerships with internal cross-functional teams including merchandising peers, internal market buyers, design teams, product development, visual merchandising, global merchandise planning, marketing, and creative groups.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support team in all systemic work such as line plan creation, price changes, assortment updates, etc.
  • Support team in owning sample management process, including partnering with Visual Merchandising, Business Units, Creative, and other Merchandising teams on sample sharing.
  • Shop the market to stay abreast of trends. Compile competitive shopping analysis and present relevant conclusions.
  • Attend touch bases with cross functional partners (i.e., Design, Planning, Product Development, Visual Merchandising, etc.) to develop strong understanding of product from concept to in-store execution.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Team-oriented with ability to multi-task in a rapid growing, fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Open minded and positive attitude, promoting strong morale and team-player attitude
  • Able to learn and react quickly with strong sense of urgency
  • Well versed and highly engaged in the fashion industry news, trends, and fashion company landscape
  • Excellent attention to detail and bottom line oriented
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership
  • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience 
  • 1-2 years prior experience in merchandising or buying preferred
  • Strong understanding of accessory merchandising product development lifecycle and cross-functional business partners operations
  • Comprehensive understanding of “retail math” and business analysis
  • Strong conceptual ability and is future oriented 
  • Presents new ideas and contributes value to brain storming sessions

Apply to the Global Merchandising Assistant role here.

ASSOCIATE MANAGER, SUSTAINABILITY OPERATIONS, COACH

Base Pay: Range $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 Annually

Position Overview: As the Associate Manager, Sustainability Operations, the individual in this role will assist in all operational functions for Coach (Re)Loved, Coach’s circular fashion (re-commerce) program aimed at keeping products in use and out of landfills by creatively reimagining or recycling pre-loved items and giving them a second life.

This associate manager will lead sourcing and authentication of for the Vintage pillar. Additionally, they will track the status of all Coach (Re)Loved units, leading cross-functional pre-launch communication to ensure a seamless go-to-market process. They will own reporting, including financial, sustainability and customer metrics and partner closely with IT on the development of tools and systems to enable Coach to further scale re-commerce.

They will also support the Coach Manager of Sustainability and Director of Sustainability as needed on the implementation and execution of other brand sustainability programs/projects.

The ideal candidate has experience in ecommerce or recommerce, supply chain, retail operations, master data creation and database creation and maintenance. They will also understand retail systems and workflows and have a passion for sustainability and implementing business models that reduce environmental impact and position Coach as a sustainability leader.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead sourcing and authentication for the Vintage pillar
  • Lead cross-functional communication and status tracking throughout each launch process  
  • Work with cross-functional partners to resolve problems and ensure a seamless go-to-market prior to each launch
  • Partner with IT on the development of tools and systems to further scale Coach (Re)Loved
  • Create and maintain Coach (Re)Loved dashboards that include financial, customer and sustainability metrics
  • Support Director of Sustainability with financial analysis and reporting
  • Support Director of Sustainability and Manager of sustainability on the execution of other brand sustainability projects and programs

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent required
  • 2-3 years prior experience working in a sustainability, recommerce/ecommerce role, master data creation, financial analysis and/or database management in the retail/fashion industry or an equivalent combination of work and education experience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional partners at all levels
  • Creative problem solver with strong business acumen and ability to innovate
  • Ability to work effectively in ambiguity, adapt to changing priorities and drive with urgency
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and accuracy

Apply to the Associate Manager, Sustainability Operations role here.

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, TAPESTRY

Work Setup: Hybrid
Base Pay Range: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 Annually

Position Overview: A key member of the Tapestry global communications team, this role works in a matrix organization to develop powerful executive communications and drive employee engagement for Coach. This role reports to the Vice President, Communications and works closely with leaders and partners around the world including the Coach Senior Leadership Team, Coach Creative Studio, Coach PR Team, Tapestry Executive Committee, Investor Relations, Coach Foundation Leadership and the Global Communications Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborate on a variety of projects across Coach and Tapestry with the following accountabilities:

  • Executive Communications: Proactively develop communications strategies and content for the Coach CEO & Brand President in various internal and external channels ranging from speech writing and presentations to videos, blog updates, emails, social posts, media interviews and podcasts.
  • Employee Communications: An important audience are they 17,000+ employees across all stores and corporate offices. This individual is responsible for developing and executing communications strategies that engage employees on the company/brand vision and business strategies. Key focus on creative communications strategies that bring the brand to life.
  • Talent Branding: Develop communications strategies that positions Coach as a brand employees love to work for. Lead social media content and strategy for Coach LinkedIn.
  • Live Events: Work with a cross functional team to lead content development for a variety of events including leadership meetings, town halls, investor presentations and global store manager conferences.
  • Data and Metrics: Leverage data and insights to measure communications impact and adjust strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of work experience developing and implementing effective communication plans and strategies; working with senior leaders; and developing engaging communications preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven track record of developing and delivering multi-channel communications preferred
  • Strong executive presence, with a proven track record of working with all levels of employees, from stores to C-suite preferred
  • Thrives in a changing global environment. Is a curious learner, enjoys problem solving and can collaborate across disparate teams 
  • Ability to work confidently while paying close attention to detail and quality
  • A passion for communications, creative storytelling and our brands

REQUIREMENTS

  • Keen understanding of current news landscape. Tech and social media savvy in exploring different mediums/modes of communication to achieve communication objectives preferred
  • Basic finance knowledge and analytical skills in order to present impactful data to stakeholders 
  • Bachelors Degree in related field, preferably 5+ years experience in a public company, responsible for internal and or external communications.

Apply to this Communications Manager role here.

GLOBAL VISUAL MERCHANDISING COORDINATOR, COACH

Work Setup: Hybrid
Base Pay Range: $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 Annually

Position Overview: The Coordinator, Global Visual Merchandising Men’s & Coachtopia – will support in sample coordination/management, creating compelling visual guidelines and assist in developing visual strategies to drive brand awareness, meet sales objectives and maximize profitability.

This position will interact with cross-functional teams to identify key messages and set clear goals that continuously elevate the consumer experience. This will be a multi-channel role supporting Retail, Outlet and Coachtopia.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize, pull and manage product samples.                             
  • Support the creation of monthly In Store Global VM Guidelines:
    • Partner with Global Merchandising, Sample Management, Marketing and Design to create dynamic and innovative VM Direction
    • Physical and digital content creation
  • Support setup of seasonal showrooms installations and special events.
  • Conduct seasonal trend reporting and inspiration research.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years of visual merchandising experience with fashion related brands, specialty retailer; field visual or in-store merchandising and/ or corporate visual experience preferred.
  • Experience working with leather goods and lifestyle categories: bags, small leather goods, ready-to-wear, footwear, watches and sun wear.
  • Passion for visual merchandising and fashion.
  • Ability to take direction, multi-task and manage shifting priorities.
  • Ability to react quickly with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel).

REQUIREMENTS

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with ability to interface with a diverse group
  • Strong aesthetic and visual design/styling experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

Apply to this Global Visual Merchandising Coordinator role here.

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