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VF Corporation The North Face: Retail Planner in Denver, Colorado

The North Face: Retail Planner

VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with a diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face® , Timberland® , and Dickies® . Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. We’re committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for our customers and shareholders.

We are a purpose-led company that seeks not only to succeed in business, but also to leverage our success and resources to make the world better. Through our brands and nearly 70,000 associates around the world, we power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We are movement makers. It’s who we are and have always been.

While our 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

Plan a future with The North Face and help us drive the business. As the DTC Planner, you will collaborate with business partners and merchant teams to drive financial results - maximizing sales, determining appropriate inventory levels and ensuring profitability. Your role influences the sales goals of our company and will be entrusted to uphold our company’s legacy of financial stability and success.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, execute, and communicate strategic seasonal merchandise financial plans that support the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives of one or more omni-channel departments

  • Drive financial results that maximize sales, inventory, and bottom line profitability.Manage the financial success of several departments by meeting sales, gross margin, and inventory turn goals

  • Analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by department and class. Collaborate with merchandising to develop and communicate a comprehensive strategy that aligns future financial and product opportunities by department

  • Manage in-season open-to-buy process to deliver financial strategies. Create key item plans for pre-season buy forecasting and in-season management

  • Recap and analyze actual sales and inventory results to plan and forecast on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis

  • Contribute to the success of the business pod – buyer, planner, allocator, site merchandiser – through weekly business discussions that drive the business.

  • Create and manage business reporting which streamlines the analysis and communication of DTC performance across the organization

  • Build strong cross-functional, collaborative partnerships with your buying, allocation, and site merchandising team members to meet our shared goals

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Years of Related Professional Experience: 3+ years in Retail and an analytical career desired

Educational/Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and years of experience.

Skills:

  • Able to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrate logical analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Possess an ability to understand financial measurements and how to impact them.

  • Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills.

  • Able to deliver strong and thorough presentations, clearly identifying business issues and decisions.

  • Able to build and maintain productive relationships with cross-functional teams.

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Travel required: No

Salary Range:

$66,528.00 USD - $99,792.00 USD annually

Annual Incentive Eligibility :

This position is eligible to participate in VF's Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its' Corporate and business level financial objectives.

Long Term Incentive Eligibility :

This position is not eligible for long term incentive.

Benefits at VF :

You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.

VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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