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Wholesale Assistant - Amazon

Kate Spade

New York, NY, US

Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always been colorful, bold, and optimistic. Today, it is a global lifestyle brand that designs extraordinary things for the everyday, delivering seasonal collections of handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, home décor, and more. Known for its rich heritage and unique brand DNA, Kate Spade New York offers a distinctive point of view and celebrates communities of women around the globe who live their perfectly imperfect lifestyles. 

Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands committed to stretching what’s possible.

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visit Our People page to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Primary Purpose: Support the North America/International Wholesale Team with a hyper focus on Amazon with daily and long-term operating functions across all categories (i.e. leather goods, footwear, jewelry, RTW).


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in sales and merchandising to…

  • Update weekly selling reporting by utilizing external (retail) portals for all categories
  • Master Amazon Vendor Central portal to help support cross category product launch on Amazon site
  • Support ad-hoc data, aggregation and reporting such as “Available to Sell” reports
  • Assist in quarterly market weeks by creating line sheets, order templates and all subsequent market documents, order upload support through NuOrder and Joor, maintain showroom standards during market, support team members with in person appointments by taking notes and showroom presentation set-up.
  • Manage all ecommerce copy and PDP imagery for all wholesale and international partners
  • Assist sales team in coordinating and preparing decks for different projects
  • Promptly and proactively support external client communication through weekly/daily emails and calls
  • Monitor ecommerce websites to identify if newness is live.
  • Maintain and manage biweekly drop ship tracker to indicate if new styles are live on ecommerce websites.
  • Communicate confidently with internal and external partners to achieve sales functions.
  • Required to be in office Tuesday-Thursday, with ability to flex up to 5 days as needed


The accomplished individual will possess...

  • 0-2 years of experience in retail, field, or wholesale sales environment
  • Previous experience and exposure with merchandising/visual merchandising
  • Previous experience with Amazon Vendor and Seller Central portal a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite & Office platforms including Word, PowerPoint, Excel (*Must be able to execute V-lookups and create Pivot Tables)
  • Exposure to NuOrder and Joor or retailer portals


An outstanding professional will have...

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment (no two days are the same!)
  • Excellent organization skills and prioritization skills of multiple projects
  • Enjoys using both an analytical and creative mindset
  • Self-starter attitude with willingness to take on new projects or challenges
  • A sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in learning more about the wholesale world
  • Proficient in retail math.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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.


Kate Spade 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 the 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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Tapestry, Inc. will provide applicants and employees with reasonable accommodation for disabilities or religious beliefs. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Tapestry People Services at 1-855-566-9264 or 
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BASE PAY RANGE $58,500.00 TO $62,400.00                                                                      

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Req ID:  114016

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

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Retail Sales, Merchandising, Sales, Retail

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