Key Account Sales Planning Analyst

Alameda California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
CEO Pledge
Job Description

At The North Facewe dare to lead the world forward through Exploration.
The North Face is the premier exploration company in the world. Founded in the counterculture of Berkeley, CA in 1966 we have a long and storied legacy of enabling exploration, protecting our planet, and creating iconic and technically advanced product.

Our culture is born from the spirit of the Explorer and infuses everything we do. We love wild places. We spark curiosity. We dare to disrupt. We create communities. And we lead with integrity. We are a community of explorers and are constantly looking for new ideas, places and people to connect with.
We take great pride in our ability to facilitate exploration for our employees and partners. By joining The North Face family, you will be offered the opportunity, tools and environments to more deeply explore the world around you and make meaningful, lasting connections. You will also be working on a team with a mission to protect our planet for generations to come.

The North Face is part of VF Corporation who guidespowerful brands that are fueled by insights and innovation that put us at the heart of our consumers lives. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status.

While our VF company and brands are diverse, we work together within a One VF culture to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a collaborative, global mindset differentiates our products and the unique experiences we provide to our consumers. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on harnessing the power of our differences to achieve great things together, all while positively impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people and the world.

Key Account Sales Planning Analyst: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family
The primary responsibility of the Key Account Sales Planning Analyst is to develop and present retail sell through analysis that supports Key Account management. This process includes maintaining and validating data collection and analyzing retail performance to develop strong conclusions about business trends and opportunities. The Key Account Sales Planning Analyst is responsible for publishing Key Account Retail specific sell through recaps to cross-functional teams within The North Face (TNF) including Sales Management, Product and the Executive Team. The cadence of reporting includes weekly, monthly and seasonal sales recaps to fit the needs of the business.

A strong understanding of retail reporting is needed. A candidate for this role will have a strong competency in Microsoft Excel and possess an intuition for retail analysis. Superb qualities of a Key Account Sales Planning Analyst include strong retail metric understanding, fundamental curiosity of data trends and innovative analysis to validate business opportunities.

How You Will Make a Difference:
Publish Key Account specific weekly, monthly and seasonal recaps to support the sales team.
Analyze, update and maintain data integrity on a monthly basis.
Ad Hoc analysis to support the sales team.
Maintain retail knowledge of seasonal assortments and Key Account strategies.
Utilize Cognos to analyze and publish sell in order and shipment recaps.
Support Key Account sell in through the development of seasonal digital catalogs and assortments in AMP.

Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 3-5 years of experience in the Retail Industry, with roles as an Assistant Buyer or Retail Planner.
Educational/ Position Requirements:
Bachelors degree required
Strong written skills, with the ability to communicate and present sales trends and findings to diverse audiences.
Advanced Excel skills.
Validation of sales data.
Understanding of Retail processes including inventory flow, margin profitability, seasonal floor sets and markdowns.

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Travel by air and overnight, as required 15% of time.