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Ralph Lauren Media LLC

ASSOCIATE PLANNER, WOMEN'S RTW

Ralph Lauren Media LLC - New York City, NY

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to

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Position Purpose and Scope

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artner with Sales/Planning in development and execution of seasonal sales/receipt plans by account, meeting internal & external sales and profit goals. Partner with AE’s on in season analysis, maximizing off price and BSR opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

Pre-season

• Partner with Sales/Planning to establish overall business strategies and by account.

• Develop financial plans which support strategies by account, door, and lifestyle.

• Partner with AE’s to validate plan, ensure external & internal sales & profit criteria.

• Develop in season forecast of sales, markdowns, & margin and turnover and recommend strategies to drive the business.

• Partner with Sales/Planning on management meeting preparation and presentation of seasonal plans to retailers.

• Supervise planners to achieve above mentioned goals.

In market

• Partner with sales to make any required adjustments to plans/orders.

• Partners with manager on reconciling account financial plans top account wedges.

• Partners with manager, merchandise planning, sales and production in supply demand meeting.

• Reconcile account plans to account wedges.

• Forecast account profitability and communicate to Sales/Planning forecast EOS needs.

• Supervise download of wedges; verify accuracy of data.

In season

• Forecast and maintain OTB’s bi-monthly (as needed) with AE’s & planners.

• Communicate with retail (store) planners on forecasting sales & markdowns. Work w/Lauren planners on recommending strategies to drive sales.

• Partner with AE’s on BSR forecasts and actuals.

• Maintain door productivity reports and branch trench reports.

• Partner w/BSR on seasonal/monthly forecasts.

Requirements

• Minimum of 1 to 2 years of retail assortment planning experience required in the apparel industry

• Strong analytical and mathematical skills

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Strong computer skills

• Self-motivated and organized

• Strong product knowledge in premium / luxury segment of apparel industry

Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

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ASSOCIATE PLANNER, WOMEN'S RTW Ralph Lauren Media LLC - New York City, NY, United States

   

Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
what began 40 years ago with a collection of ties has grown into an entire world, redefining American style. Ralph Lauren has always stood for providing quality products, creating worlds and inviting people to take part in our dream. We were the innovators of lifestyle advertisements that tell a story and the first to create stores that encourage customers to participate in that lifestyle.