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Associate, Human Resources


New York, NY, US

Come, be part of our Tapestry.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry is a global house of brands that embraces the exploration of individuality. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing, beautiful, and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.


Job Title: HR Associate


Primary Purpose: Partner with HR Business Partners (HRBPs) in support of Tapestry Functional Groups. Provide support for Inclusion & Diversity Center of Excellence (COE).


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Human Resources to...

  • Audit and maintain ongoing accuracy and integrity of employee data in partnership with Global People Services
  • Partner closely with Finance & Reward on our compensation forecast processes including Quarterly Outlook (QO), Workforce Budgeting (WFB), Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Long Range Plan (LRP)
  • Partner with HRBPs and Talent Acquisition (TA) on position management, ongoing updates of open roles and temp assignments
  • Support and partner with HRBPs on:
    • report requests in partnership with Global People Services
    • talent review processes, reports and PowerPoint presentations
    • special projects including org design, communication plans and reorganizations
    • year-end process including reviews, merit increases, bonuses and equity
    • tracking target fill dates for open positions, to ensure careful management of compensation spend, and coordinating with TA on updates in our recruiting module
    • managing temp requests and maintaining the temp tracker
    • auditing and analyzing of performance review information
    • tracking, and processing, of compensation-related costs (sign-ons, one-time payments, etc.)
    • org synergy tracker
  • Partner closely across Tapestry Functional Groups HRBP team particularly on activities that happen across groups to ensure we are connected and aligned
  • Guide leaders, people managers and employees to the appropriate source for queries and requests (including our intranet - The Loop, our HRIS systems – PeopleHub and our contact center - Tapestry People Services)
  • Coordinate international moves in partnership with key stakeholders (including Global People Services, Legal, and Reward)
  • Actively pursue knowledge of client’s business practices, policies, organizational structure, roles and responsibilities to better understand the business and leverage the understanding in your work
  • Participate in and/or manage special projects as required
  • Get involved in cross-functional HR projects, building relationships across our HR team and learning about how our HR function works together in support of the business
  • Support Inclusion & Diversity COE initiatives including:
    • coordinating events/activities
    • responding to individual employees queries on the Inclusion mailbox
    • coordinating messaging around key days/events (Hispanic heritage day, etc.)
    • managing diversity surveys, analysis and reporting
    • ongoing metrics, etc.
  • Build and grow relationships based on respect and trust
  • Provide strong customer service in a timely and efficient manner


The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Analytical aptitude
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities at once
  • Superior organization skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative, team player with great initiative
  • Superior judgment, professionalism, poise and ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Excellent ability to maintain composure and effectiveness in a fast paced environment while being professionally assertive when appropriate
  • Intuitive, able to anticipate needs and develop options
  • Ability to quickly learn and navigate new systems
  • Experience with Visio org chart program is a plus, not required
  • Experience with an SAP-based HR system is a plus, not required
  • Proficient in MS office, specifically Excel, required
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace differences and partner with others inclusively


An outstanding professional will have...

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years Human Resources experiences, or relevant professional experience, required
  • Experience interacting with clients/executives



Tapestry, Inc. 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-AR1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

Req ID:  46401

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