The GIII Apparel Group

Sales Coordinator, Donna Karan Dresses and Suits

ID
2017-7032
US-NY-New York

Overview

Donna Karan

Sales Coordinator,  Dresses and Suits

New York City

 

 

Donna Karan, a pioneer.  A woman designing for women. In 1984, Donna invented the ubiquitous wardrobe essentials with her famous 7 Easy Pieces, born of lifes demands on a certain kind of woman: forward-thinking, confident and self-assured.  The Donna Karan brand has expanded into a universe of ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories and select licensed products continuing Donnas vision of the modern woman.

 

Following the rapid growth of Donna Karan, DKNY was born in 1989 and is widely recognized as a first-of-its-kind brand. A genuine lifestyle concept driven by the moments where life and style meet, DKNY dresses men and women living a vibrant life, no matter where the day may take them. Offering a modern wardrobe of ultimate ease.

 

Together, Donna Karan and DKNY are worldwide brands synonymous with the spirit and energy of New York, always in motion and on the go.

 

In 2016, GIII acquired Donna Karan New York and DKNY, invigorating the brands global business through versatile and flexible classifications with a New York attitude that transcends geography, offering everything our clients need to live a New York life, wherever that may.

 

Reporting to the President of Donna Karan Dresses and Suits, the Sales Coordinator, Dresses and Suits is responsible for assisting the sales team for the Donna Karan Dresses and Suits product categories.

Responsibilities

Success Profile:

  • Maintain, analyze and report weekly selling to identify key items and reorder opportunities
  • Engage in weekly business touch bases with the assistant buyers to discuss current trends, report sales, and look for merchandise opportunity
  • Prepare seasonal hindsight recaps to show the top volume driving styles and present to senior teams
  • Assist AE with merchandise assortments, pricing strategies, and communicating order changes
  • Coordinate samples to be sent to the studio and deliver ecommerce images to accounts in a timely manner
  • Work closely with assistant buyers to arrange styles to be featured in promotional advertisements
  • Work in Open-To-Buy to actualize month end sales, markdowns, and receipts
  • Manage keeping on order up to date for each delivery across all accounts
  • Review sales and stock by door weekly to pinpoint door opportunities  
  • Track sample requests for special events and advertising: maintain sample closet, prepare shipments, and coordinate with Marketing/PR as needed
  • Assist AE in scheduling market appointments
  • Assist with other special projects as needed
  • Collaborate with customer service associate and logistics department to ensure consistent communication with clients on order processing and shipping needs are being met
  • Maintain seasonal order confirmations and ensure weekly shipping updates are delivered in a timely manner

 

Qualifications

Professional Knowledge & Experience

 

  • Exceptional organizational & analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • 1-2 years of proven sales experience

 

Educational Background

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Management or Fashion Merchandising

 

An EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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