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Associate Manager, Wholesale Marketing

Country : USA USA

State : New York

County : Monroe County

Town : Rochester Metropolitan Area

Category : Marketing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, produces a range of products under his signature Michael Kors Collection and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels. These products include accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, eyewear and a full line of fragrance products.

Michael Kors stores are operated, either directly or through licensing partners, in some of the most prestigious cities in the world, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Istanbul, Dubai, Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Rio de Janeiro.

Behind this burgeoning empire stands a singular designer with an innate sense of glamour and an unfailing eye for timeless chic. Michael Kors has won numerous accolades within the fashion industry, been honored for his philanthropy, and earned the respect and affection of millions. Wholly dedicated to a vision of style that is as sophisticated as it is indulgent, as iconic as it is modern, he has created an enduring luxury lifestyle empire with a global reach.

Michael Kors has always been involved in philanthropy, fighting hunger for more than 20 years. A longtime supporter of God’s Love We Deliver, he has worked with the New York-based organization to help distribute meals to people with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses. In 2013, he partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help fight world hunger by designing the 100 Series watch. A portion of the proceeds from his special-edition timepiece helps WFP deliver food to children through its school meals program.

Job description

Michael Kors is always interested in hearing from talented, globally-minded individuals with a passion for fashion.If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!
- Identify and implement marketing strategies that drive omni-channel sales and traffic through an integrated approach with a focus on driving sales through e-commerce and digital marketing
- Manage the planning and execution of seasonal marketing campaigns across all categories of business
- Work cross-functionally with Sales teams to align marketing programs with key product initiatives and seasonal plans, by wholesale account
- Communicate marketing plans and results to internal partners on a regular basis
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key contacts across accounts
- Partner to continue evolving account-level marketing campaigns based on previous results and industry trends
- Encourage accounts to share detailed results of all marketing efforts in order to create successful campaigns in future seasons
- Understand marketing opportunities and drive partners to test new tactics
- Ensure consistent alignment on goals and strategies between Michael Kors and the account
- Communicate and monitor expectations for compliance with Global Marketing Guidelines
- Define and develop appropriate guidelines, trainings and policies for global partners
- Communicate regularly with global marketing and licensing teams on seasonal plans and campaigns
- Analyze competitive landscape for marketing opportunities
- Manage day-to-day aspects of the marketing budget, including planning and invoicing process
- Partner with creative and wholesale marketing team including negotiating shot lists, securing product samples, and briefing assets
We'd Like to See:
- Outstanding relationship-building skills
- Critical thinking and creative problem-solving acumen
- Ability to proactively project manage many initiatives at a time, with excellent organization and prioritization skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, "self-starter" environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills


You are energetic, collaborative, have strong communication and are results driven. You thrive in a rapidly changing environment, are curious and have experience with wholesale marketing.
You will manage relationships with Michael Kors' wholesale partners, implementing marketing plans that drive omni-channel traffic and sales for the brand. The Associate Manager, Wholesale Marketing will liaise with internal and external partners as well as the Michael Kors global teams on campaigns and projects.
You'll Need to Have:
- Bachelor's Degree
- 3+ years Marketing experience
- Retail Industry experience
- Ability to work in NYC office 3 days a week
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