The GIII Apparel Group

  • Account Executive, Calvin Klein Handbags

    ID
    2018-7605
    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 Account Executive to join it's Calvin Klein Handbags team based in New York City!

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for managing and growing accounts
    • Cultivate relationships with external retail partners i.e. buyers, planners, field team
    • Organize market appointments and weekly/monthly business meetings with accounts
    • Partner with merchandiser to assort buys and create merchandise strategies
    • Present product line and sell to accounts during market appointments
    • Determine in season price strategies for accounts and communicate to internal sales and field team
    • Partner with visual merchants to create merchandising directives for accounts and internal field team
    • Analyze data for missed sales opportunities i.e. classification, location and merchandise
    • Recap daily, weekly and seasonal selling reports and distribute to sales, design and merchandising
    • Communicate product needs by account to design and merchandising
    • Execute brand initiatives i.e. marketing, replenishment, product strategy, fixture packages
    • Create and execute top line financial plans and location plans by account
    • Manage order maintenance i.e. create batch sheets, review orders for accuracy/over sold units
    • Replace dollars lost due to cancels or over sold units
    • Manage inventory by plant
    • Create seasonal bookings report to track actual bookings and projections
    • Visit stores to look at competition and product execution

    Qualifications

    • Over 5-8 years of industry experience
    • Financial background
    • Computer skills (excel, word, powerpoint)
    • Some travel may be required

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