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Category Management Analyst, Gold Jewelry Collections

Posted 1 year ago
New York
Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Category: Merchandising
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Category Management Analyst, Gold Jewelry Collections
Tiffany & Co.
New York
Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Full time
Posted 1 year ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities:

New Product

  • Owns the creation and maintenance of product plans throughout various stages of development, ensuring accuracy of item detail.
  • Ensure critical Sku level details within category architectures are systematically maintained and project milestones are met on a timely basis.
  • Research product offerings and to aid with the initiation of new product development to ensure the product strategy remains robust and competitive.
  • Analyze classification, price point and sales trends to inform decisions on new product
  • Conduct competitive market research on a regular basis


  • Aid with execution and implementation of margin reviews and pricing structure strategies to ensure margin requirements are met for the formal price change process.
  • Support team in efforts to conduct analysis and gather comparable product information to inform retail, cost and margin targets as well as final retails for new products.
  • Support Manager as needed with model pricing scenarios for optimization, validating pricing based on sales volume and margin drivers in order to inform decisions

Lifecycle Management & Assortment Analysis

  • Aid with execution and implementation of formal Lifecycle Planning reviews to achieve style count and productivity targets on an annual (or as needed) basis.
  • Support the development of reports and presentations, such as collection trend reports and style-outs, that communicate a high-level view of new product introductions and current assortment for meetings and conferences.
  • Support key initiative information gathering and research as it pertains to the current assortment.

Cross-Functional Communication

  • Maintain and distribute architectures, image grids, weekly/monthly sales dashboards and competitive landscape reporting per the merchandising schedule and as needed.
  • Coordinate weekly and monthly distribution and other reporting for Category Management teams as needed.
  • Support communication efforts with internal cross functional teams to address and support key initiatives, category assortments, discontinuations, re-classes, pricing, new product plans and new launch strategy materials.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Aid Manager in fielding branch inquiries and offering appropriate suggestions in a timely manner.
  • Aid with sample management in conjunction with Inventory Control team.
  • Assist in preparation product category reviews and conference meeting materials as well as assist with other administrative tasks and projects as needed to respond to business needs.
  • Ad-hoc pricing needs such as: determine retail replacement values for products based on current market values (Ir only), complete select custom design pricing requests and off-cycle pricing as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Proven ability to function effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage and uphold departmental standards and business direction
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Process-oriented
  • Possesses overall aesthetic sensibility
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel) with ability to learn new software
  • Undergraduate College degree
  • Prior Merchandising or Retail experience, preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic Gemstone knowledge; Graduate Gemologist a plus
  • Overall industry knowledge of luxury jewelry
  • Prior Category Management and reporting experience
  • Knowledge of Tiffany & Co. merchandise information systems
  • Knowledge of Tiffany & Co. Operations

About Tiffany & Co.

In 1837 Charles Lewis Tiffany founded his company in New York City where his store was soon acclaimed as the palace of jewels for its exceptional gemstones. Since then TIFFANY & CO. has become synonymous with elegance, innovative design, fine craftsmanship and creative excellence. During the 20th century fame thrived worldwide with store network expansion and continuous cultural relevance, as exemplified by Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the film starring Audrey Hepburn.

Today, with more than 13,000 employees, TIFFANY & CO. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture and market jewelry, watches and luxury accessories – including more than 5,000 skilled artisans who cut diamonds and craft jewelry in the Company’s workshops, realizing its commitment to superlative quality.

The Company operates more than 300 TIFFANY & CO. retail stores worldwide as part of its omni-channel approach. To learn more about TIFFANY & CO. as well as its commitment to sustainability, please visit tiffany.com.