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Senior Planner


New York, NY, US

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.




Product Scope:

  • Mens Ready-to-Wear and Shoes across global Retail, Outlet and Wholesale channels
  • Strategic growth area

Global sales trend analytics:

  • Provide analysis and reporting to identify global and regional product trends for Senior Executives
  • Report global best sellers assess success of newness launches, noting key variance by region
  • Measure new trends, and apply them to short- and long-range product plans and projections
  • Continuously leverage analysis, product trends, and productivity to inform global assortment

Global Assortment Planning:

  • Forecast new trends and study sales history to make focused investment recommendations
  • Provide seasonal, global financial framework for Mens RTW and Shoes global assortment
  • Drive global investments against key product strategies across markets, leveraging strong business partnerships to influence business unit investment
  • Succinctly summarizes investments and highlight areas of risk and opportunity
  • Build actionable strategies around risks and opportunities identified in the global business

Global Inventory Optimization:

  • Anticipate Open to Buy needs to support seasonal newness investment, collaborating with business unit buying partners and global inventory management team
  • Recommend shipment re-routing, BU inventory sharing, and global chase opportunities based on early reads on newness sales
  • Create new models/reports and utilize existing tools to monitor sellthrough and help inform investment depth to optimize sales upside and inventory excess risk; critical for strategic growth in these sized categories


  • Fosters effective teamwork and communication with key business partners (i.e. Product Development, Global Merchandising, Planning & Logistics, Business Unit buying teams)




  • College Degree required
  • 3+ years of experience in planning, strategy, or business analytics
  • Retail experience (financial services, and consulting applicable)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Superior written, verbal communication skills to effectively communicate across all levels of management
  • Strong initiative; and agility to flex across shifting priorities
  • Strong sense of teamwork to coordinate with many cross-functional partners
  • Strong degree of accountability, and attention to detail
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel / technical skills; experience in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Experience with MicroStrategy or other BI reporting tools

Coach 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-KS1 Visit Coach at

Req ID:  58413

Job Segment: Retail Sales, Merchandising, Retail