Away is seeking a Planning Associate to join our Planning & Allocation team. We are a global lifestyle brand that is on a mission to provide thoughtful products designed to make travel more seamless. This role will be instrumental in making sure that we always have the right product-in the right place, in the right quantities, at the right time. This position will provide support by updating and enhancing in-depth analytical reports and ensuring that we hit our in stock rate targets through thoughtful inventory movement execution. By monitoring sales trends and creating reports on product performance, this role will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our inventory and allocation are in line with customer demand and company targets. The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in Excel, detail-oriented, analytical, and eager to iterate on and implement new processes. As a company that values inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this position. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Planning and Allocation based out of our headquarters in SoHo, NYC.
What You'll Do:
* Create, update and maintain standard weekly selling reports * Consistently analyze performance trends to inform future allocation * Create reporting tools to help ensure that we are hitting our in-stock and weeks-of-supply targets * Execute transfer orders across our growing retail platform to ensure we hit our in stock rate target across core products by location * Partner and support Senior Manager of Planning & Allocation to assist the Planning team with departmental goals and processes * Work with cross-functional partners including Retail, Production, and Global Logistics * Conduct and report analysis for new product launches cross functionally and identify global product opportunities based on selling * Work with Planning and Data team to identify and track key Planning & Allocation KPIs * Support and perform ad-hoc business analysis as needed.
Who You Are:
* Have 1-3 years professional experience, in a highly analytical and data driven role such as business intelligence/analytics, finance, corporate strategy or retail planning * A relentless problem solver and exceptional communicator * Able to thrive in a fast paced environment that requires continual multi-tasking and prioritization * Able to give structure to complex, ambiguous questions * Very comfortable in Excel including data manipulation/organization and modeling/forecasting * An intellectually curious and an analytical thinker who can detect patterns and trends to add business value * A self-starter who thrives with minimal oversight * A true team player who enjoys collaborating with others * Hard working with a \"no task is too small\" attitude. * Enjoy working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment * Experience with a business intelligence tool like Looker or Tableau preferred, but not required * Passionate about travel (but that's a given!)
You'll love working at Away because:
* We travel. We encourage you to take time to recharge outside of the office. You'll have generous PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless. And once you're here for three years, you'll earn a sabbatical and a bonus to take a well-deserved trip. * We're not just employees. We're people. We offer insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), tax savings plans for retirement, dependent care, commuter benefits, reimbursements to incentivize you to work out, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a kitchen stocked with organic snacks and coffee. * We'll invest in your career. Our company's growing quickly, and we'll give you the opportunity to do the same. You'll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company's evolving needs. * We're creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we're building a team that is, too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups, our new office in downtown Manhattan, and more, we're building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their best selves to work. * We offer competitive compensation packages. We deeply value the talent our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total compensation packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here. * And so much more?! You can bring your dog to work. We'll give you money every month to grab coffee with coworkers. We have weekly team lunches and regular happy hours. We organize ways to give back to our local communities.
Away (www.awaytravel.com) is a modern lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to transform travel
Since our launch in February 2016, we have become one of the fastest growing consumer brands in the world. We have sold millions of travel products, grown from a team of four to over 250, expanded shipping to nearly 40 countries, opened seven stores across two countries, and launched several new products and experiences that are inspiring more people to travel the world. And we know that's just the beginning!
In just over three years, we have already been twice named one of Fast Company's \"World's Most Innovative Companies,\" one of TIME's \"50 Most Genius Companies,\" one of LinkedIn's \"Top Startups,\" and a Forbes \"Next Billion Dollar Startup.\" We have also raised more than $156M in total equity funding to fuel our next phase of growth.
Today, we're expanding into new travel product categories including apparel, wellness and lifestyle accessories as well as investing in the growth of physical retail in the US and abroad--with the plan to open 50 new stores in the next three years. Sound like something you want to be part of? We're hiring!
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.