Archive Coordinator - Calvin Klein
If you are a current PVH Associate, please apply to this requisition through your Workday account.
Design Your Future at PVH
Archive Coordinator – Calvin Klein
The Archive Coordinator assists with all activity that occurs in both the corporate ready-to-wear archive and the
historical advertising archive. Calvin Klein, Inc.‘s archive holdings contain not only garments and accessories
from all company brands, but also physical and digital media documenting CKI’s rich advertising history. The
ready-to-wear archive consists of thousands of runway and commercial garments and accessories dating from the
1960s to the present, and the advertising archive is composed of thousands of original photographs, reprints,
sketches, CDs, DVDs, and similar material representing the same time period. These assets are an invaluable
resource for all CKI departments that borrow objects for design reference and inspiration. The Archive
Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and documenting all loan activity in the archive, as well as helping to
maintain its overall organization and integrity, both physically in the onsite and offsite locations, as well as
digitally in the PVH Archive asset database.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
- Assists archive visitors with their selections of garments, accessories, and other archive assets
- Tracks and coordinates archive loans and returns with all internal CKI departments and external sources,
maintaining a record of all incoming and outgoing activity
- Continually organizes, catalogs, photographs, and digitally ingests newly accessioned archive objects
into the PVH Archive database
- Updates and maintains all physical and digital inventory files to ensure that company records accurately
reflect current archive holdings
- Conducts research in order to answer internal inquiries about the brand’s history
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience: Prior experience in a corporate fashion setting is desired; 1 to 2 years of
experience in a museum or other corporate archive is preferable. Knowledge of the fashion industry is required.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Fashion History, Museum Studies, Art History or other related
field is required, but a Master’s degree in Fashion and Textile Studies, Library Science, or other related field is
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Ability to self-manage and prioritize tasks
- Being a team player
- Previous experience with museum and/or archive databases
- Experience with digital photography and camera equipment
- Ability to identify fibers and fabric structures
- Familiarity with garment construction terminology and sewing techniques
- Working knowledge of archival procedures, materials, and storage techniques
- Ability to identify inherent problems with historic textile collections and storage spaces (mold,
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and to climb ladders and move archive objects safely
It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Continue exploring our current job opportunities and take the next step towards designing your future.
Meet Some of PVH's Employees
Director of Production & Content, PVH
Nicholas and his team continually develop innovative projects to shine a spotlight on and grow PVH’s large portfolio of brands.
Back to top