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Showroom Samples Coordinator

Date:  Oct 20, 2021
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 466881 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Samples Coordinator oversees sample management and organization primarily in the NY, Miami or LA showroom. This includes, but is not limited to, maintenance and tracking of all samples shipped to/from the NY, Miami or LA showroom. Participates in supporting corporate meetings where samples are presented to wholesale buyers. Delivers samples to appropriate customer studios in necessary time frame for catalog photography. Aids in the operational aspect of coordinating with the Showroom Operations Manager, from tracking and reporting to generating a weekly checklist, to assist with troubleshooting within samples processes as well as general samples warehouse maintenance.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees and maintains the organization, labeling, tracking, and inventory of all received samples
  • Coordinates showroom appointments, and forwards regular updates as adjusted, reflecting showroom visits.
  • Maintains traveling samples calendar for coordinating sample shipments to/ from meetings, tradeshows, trunk shows, buying days, etc. in alignment with partner showroom coordinators.
  • Reviews new collection linesheets with brand team to execute showroom merchandising in proper visual order
  • Removes and returns recalled samples to US distribution center.
  • Sanitizes and restores sample sets to customer ready condition for traveling sets as well as in house samples
  • Completes quarterly inventory of samples (including active and discontinued skus).
  • Requests missing sku replacement.
  • Orders necessary replacement sample trays from designated vendor.
  • Communicates with Showroom Operations Manager regarding samples arrival from Italy to facilitate market week calendar adjustments.
  • Provides administrative showroom support during buying days (market weeks) in local showroom under Showroom Operations Manager coordination, including printing documents, following up on customer transportation, catering, floral arrangements, and general office maintenance
  • Assist Account Managers, Product Team and Brand Managers with sales and marketing support projects and events

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates Degree
  • Experience working in the fashion industry
  • Strong PC skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Organized, analytical, and focused
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work independently
  • Manage time effectively & prioritize assignments to meet deadlines

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in retail

 

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


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

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