• Sales Assistant - Handbags, SLGs, Tech

    Country – State – City US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 9 months ago(11/19/2018 3:09 PM)
    Job ID
    Sales - Wholesale
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • 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.


    Primary Purpose: The Sales Assistant will assist with Wholesale operating functions in our NYC office with a focus to support the handbag team.


    The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in wholesale and field merchandising to…

    • Update weekly reports with sales numbers, tools (retail portals) and data pulls by category for handbags
    • Provide market support to include line-sheets, order upload system, visual merchandising directives and in- appointment support by taking notes at buyer appointments
    • Create Nordstrom selling recaps and management of drop ship process by category
    • Off-price, ad hoc support (data and picture pulls), for all categories of business (monthly)
    • Online digital support via collating copy info, fulfilling image requests and providing analysis of websites
    • Work with sales team and finance to issue chargeback request approval


    The accomplished individual will possess...

    • 1-2 years of experience in retail, field sales, or wholesales environment
    • Previous experience with merchandising/visual merchandising
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office including Word, Excel (pivot tables and Vlook-up), and Powerpoint


    An outstanding professional will have...

    • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
    • An analytical skill set
    • An organized, self-starter attitude
    • A sense of urgency and attention to detail; high accuracy
    • Strong communication skills
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred


    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 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 at www.katespade.com.


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