The GIII Apparel Group

  • Associate Planner

    ID
    2018-7446
    Location
    US-NY-New York
  • Overview

    GIII Apparel Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands with an entrepreneurial culture that flows throughout the comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including Andrew Marc, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Levi's, Dockers, Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Ellen Tracy, Kensie, Ivanka Trump, and G.H. Bass, among others.

     

    GIII also has licenses with the four major professional sports leagues, as well as over 100 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition, G-III currently designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of apparel, including outerwear, dresses, sportswear, beachwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and various accessories.

     

    GIII Apparel Group is currently seeking an Associate Planner to join it's Levi’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Dockers, and DKNY Outerwear team based in New York City!

    Responsibilities

    • Generate weekly selling reports for all major accounts by brand
    • Assist in prepping for all market appointments with wholesale customers
    • Create Ad Hoc reporting as needed
    • Provide support to the Planner in building Ladder plans, assortment and allocation strategies that achieve sales and profit objectives
    • Provide product and store review and analysis with the overall objective of being responsive to developing trends, driving sales and profitability
    • Analyze sales performance and stock levels for key categories and classifications, recommend adjustments to future forecasts
    • Provide information for the merchandise strategy. Analyzes sales unit performance reports, and incorporates the results into future business decisions.
    • Help to develop and support a team environment, and participates in the team’s activities
    • Strong problem solving and business acumen
    • Strong understanding of Retail math and Open To Buy analysis to minimize gross margin assistance by account
    • Study sales trends to forecast margin deficiencies and implement mid-season counter measures
    • Assist in generating door analysis reports to monitor top/bottom door performance by major account

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a preferred focus in Fashion business management, Mathematics (retail or otherwise), Economics, Psychology, English, or Art
    • High proficiency with all MS Office applications, most critically Excel – must have the skills to build out sales analytics reports and clear customer recaps
    • Ability to work and succeed in a high pressure environment
    • Ability to multi-task, have strong organizational skills, and attention to detail
    • Ability to work both independently but also as an integral part of a team
    • Strong creative and communication skills
    • Candidate must be fast learner with high energy, strong initiative, and desire to learn and grow quickly

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