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Sr. Analyst, Trade Compliance - Coachtopia


New York, NY, US

Coach is a global fashion house founded in New York in 1941. Inspired by the vision of Creative Director Stuart Vevers and the inclusive and courageous spirit of our hometown, we make beautiful things, crafted to last—for you to be yourself in.

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Job Tittle: Sr. Analyst, Trade Compliance

Primary Purpose: The purpose of this position is to support Coachtopia within Global Trade Services and Sustainability ensuring the company’s processes, internal controls and reporting are compliant with customs and trade laws. This position will provide support on country-of-origin marking, product valuation, tariff classification, duties paid, etc. and continuously assess potential compliance risks and opportunities. To support Coachtopia’s ethos around circularity and sustainability, this role, in partnership with other teams, will ensure the company is compliant with global sustainability regulations and certifications. 

The successful candidate will leverage their proficiency in trade & customs compliance to…

  • All category classification and duty advisement, which can include product, visual merchandise, raw materials, and more. This includes ensuring classification system requirements are properly met from other teams such as product development.
  • Advising on country-of-origin marking, product valuation, assists, FTA advisement and validation, import restrictions, regulations, and other global trade and customs related matters.
  • Building relationships and connecting regularly with other teams regularly such as legal, ESG, product compliance, product development, logistics and more.
  • Advising on sample and product shipments to ensuring proper compliance processes and regulations are adhered to.  
  • Working with the (Re)Loved team to ensure compliance with takeback and pop-up programs. The contribution to the (Re)Loved program will include, but is not limited to, classification, product labeling and testing advisement, customs documents validation and general compliance callouts.
  • Responsible for kicking off the sustainability claim substantiation process in partnership with marketing.  This ensures we have all product information and proper certification to make sustainability related claims and be compliant with all regulations.
  • Working in partnership with product development and materials partner to obtain suppliers certification for sustainable materials. This will include certificate validation, feedback, record keeping and tracking.
  • Working in partnership the Tapestry Green Trade Compliance Manager on Coachtopia sustainability material development projects to advise on classification, testing requirements, process implementation and more.
  • Ensuring Coachtopia is following compliance processes when utilizing scrap and liability materials.

An accomplished individual will have…

  • 2-3 years of experience, with extensive knowledge of customs and trade rules.
  • Understanding of software trade management solutions such as ACE, Integration Point, Customs Info, etc.
  • B.A. or B.S. in trade, supply chain, logistics or related field preferred.
  • A background in sustainability is preferred but not required.
  • Flexible, adaptable, collaborative in a fast-changing environment.
  • Strong analytical and good decision-making skills.
  • Ability to search, interpret and apply complex government regulations in actionable activities as appropriate.
  • Must be able to efficiently communicate complex customs, trade and sustainability requirements and issues to non-expert audience internally and externally.
  • Have a “yes, and” attitude when advising on compliance matters. This ensures that we are supporting sustainability innovation with a “yes” attitude but also leaving an “and” to advise on the regulations and requirements we must comply with.
  • MS office proficiency, with strong excel skills.

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.


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. 


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Work Setup: Hybrid 

BASE PAY RANGE $68,000.00 TO $90,000.00 Annually
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Req ID:  113791

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, Supply, Operations

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