ANN TAYLOR

Ann Taylor is a premier American specialty apparel retailer for the professional woman. Over the Company's fifty year heritage we have become a well-known resource for quality suits, separates, dresses, shoes and accessories with a feminine, polished approach to updated classic style. The Company meets the needs of modern women's busy lifestyles by providing a full range of career, casual and occasion offerings in one location. We plan collections with versatile styles that coordinate not only from head-to-toe, but also from season-to-season, so that our client can build a full wardrobe from Ann Taylor. Our dedication to helping her be at her best has led to an exceptional level of enduring client loyalty. Current employment opportunities include: Senior Manager, Internet Marketing - New York, NY: The Senior Manager of Internet Marketing position is a combination of web marketing and external partnership management. This job includes business development as well as the growth and maintenance of partnerships with magazines, websites, and other media outlets. Applicants should have 7-10 years experience across marketing, strategy, project management, and business development and a strong understanding of ecommerce and internet trends and best practices. Contact Claire Noonan at 212-4572183, Claire_Noonan@anntaylor.com . Director of Marketing Strategy - New York, NY: The Director of Marketing Strategy will work closely with the VP, Marketing to lay the foundation and educate the company about the value of a strategic marketing function. This person will oversee strategic marketing initiatives and partnerships for both the Ann Taylor and Ann Taylor LOFT brands. The Director will be charged with identifying and developing the 2 Brand Managers. These roles are slated to be filled beginning fiscal 2008. The ideal candidate will have an MBA and 5+ years of marketing/media experience. Contact Claire Noonan at 212-457-2183, Claire_Noonan@anntaylor.com . Allocations Manager - New York, NY: The Allocations Manager develops and implements allocation plans that support the merchandising, marketing, and financial objectives of the Ann Taylor division. Candidates should have a Bachelors degree, or equivalent, and 4 - 5 years of retail buying and/or allocation experience, with management experience. Contact Claire Noonan at 212-457-2183, Claire_Noonan@anntaylor.com . Planner, LOFT.COM - New York, NY: The Planner is responsible for developing the departmental financial plans and working with merchandising and online marketing to develop strategies for maximizing bottom-line profitability. This job requires a Bachelor's Degree, with 2 - 3 years Merchandise Planning experience. Contact Claire Noonan at 212-457-2183, Claire_Noonan@anntaylor.com . Manager of Strategic Operations - New York, NY: The Manager of Strategic Operations will be accountable for conducting complex market and internal data analysis to support strategic sourcing projects. This will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful completion of sourcing projects. This is a highly visible position which will support growth and significantly impact future initiatives at Ann Taylor. The ideal candidate has 3- 5 years of business consulting experience, an MBA and functional experience in procurement management. Contact Claire Noonan at 212-457-2183, Claire_Noonan@anntaylor.com .

Supply Chain Project Manager - New York NY: The Supply Chain Project Manager will drive short and long-term objectives of the Global Sourcing function, ensuring source of supply, time effectiveness, quality and cost reduction while maintaining the integrity of the brand. Candidates should have at least 2 years progressive experience in the position or similar experience and an MA in Business Administration, Operations/Supply Chain Management or similar. Contact Claire Noonan at 212-457-2183, Claire_Noonan@anntaylor.com . Programmer/Analyst – Business Intelligence, New York NY: The BI Programmer/Analyst will have experience with Microstrategy (ver. 8.0 or higher) along with Oracle and SQL Server skills. They will use their strong analytical skills and abilities to provide creative solutions to problems. 3 years of application programming experience, knowledge of object-oriented programming languages, OLAP and ETL Tools (Asecential preferred). Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Director of Finance, New York, NY: The Division Controller holds a strategic leadership position as a key member of the division management team providing financial insight to Division management in the establishment and attainment of financial performance objectives. Key areas of focus: budgeting, projection, P&L analysis, new business analysis, operating expenses, payroll, tenancy. Qualified applicants have experience in a multi-unit retail business. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Manager of Merchandising Systems, New York, NY: The Manager of Merchandizing systems is responsible for defining the system requirements, technical specification and completing the required PMO documentation for all approved projects or service requests. The Manager may be assigned as project lead on major systems development projects. In that role, the Manager is responsible for directing the project's resources; developing the project plan; and ensuring that the project is completed on time, within budget, and with acceptable quality. The Manager also plays a primary role interfacing and coordinating with customers and IS management. The Manager is also responsible for managing the production support and on-going maintenance for existing systems. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Sr. Programmer/Analyst – HR Systems, New York, NY: The Sr. Programmer/Analyst implements, maintains, and supports purchased ERP Human Resources and Payroll applications and requires strong business knowledge acquired through prior work experience within that business function. He/She will provide on-going maintenance and support of existing systems, including some offhour support. He/She will develop interface/integration components to incorporate business applications into the enterprise. He/She will contribute to business function analysis and requirements definition. Understands, translates and extends business function requirements into technical requirements. Develop applications and application extensions including functional and reporting/analytical features. He/She will contribute to a professional, team environment through collaboration and information exchange. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Sr. Programmer/Analyst – Financial Systems, Milford, CT: The Sr. Programmer/Analyst implements, maintains, and supports purchased ERP with a focus on financial modules and requires strong business knowledge acquired

through prior work experience within that business function. He/She will provide ongoing maintenance and support of existing systems, including some off-hour support. He/She will develop interface/integration components to incorporate business applications into the enterprise. He/She will contribute to business function analysis and requirements definition. Understands, translates and extends business function requirements into technical requirements. Develop applications and application extensions including functional and reporting/analytical features. He/She will contribute to a professional, team environment through collaboration and information exchange. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Sr. Programmer/Analyst – POS Systems, New York, NY: The Senior Programmer/Analyst position will provide on-going maintenance of existing system and respond to production support calls from the Help Desk and Operations. This will include off-hour support. He/she must extend the business analysis handed off by the project manager and must design programming code and scripts to implement application functionality as required. This includes the development, tactical execution, documentation and post implementation support of the technical specification. The Senior Programmer/Analyst can also play the role of Project Leader on individual projects and work closely with key business clients to gather system requirements. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Sr. Analyst, ATC Direct Finance – New York NY: The Sr. Analyst is responsible for reporting, projecting & analyzing the ATC Direct 4Wall P&Ls & its channels financial activities, programs & expenses to ensure that the senior leadership can focus on strategic initiatives that increase traffic, conversion & drive the business. Work closely with functional partners to minimize financial exposure & improve financial controls. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Sr. Analyst, Sourcing Finance – New York NY: The Sr. Analyst plays a critical role in enhancing our management reporting, costing analyses & process execution. Will work closely with functional, accounting and IS partners to ensure that the Activity Based Cost Sheets are actionable and accurate, enabling sourcing leadership to maximize existing processes along the supply chain. Support Sourcing & Overseas in compiling, reporting and analyzing controllable expenses. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Sr. Analyst – Capital Expenditure Control & Analysis – New York, NY: The Sr. Analyst plays a critical role in enhancing our management reporting, business controls & process execution. Successful candidate will provide meaningful, valueadded capital expenditure reporting & analyses. Responsible for the control, reporting & analysis of all capital job costing. Continue to improve the projection process, drive business decisions & impact profitability. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Systems Engineer – Milford, CT (3rd Shift) This position is a key member of the Enterprise Services Group, working the third shift (11PM to 7AM) in our Milford CT, Data Center, who is responsible for Active Directory and Exchange administration, monitoring, ongoing Active Directory and Exchange analysis and troubleshooting consistent with service delivery requirements. The Candidate must have working knowledge, skills and ability to manage Enterprise Microsoft Windows Active Directory domains and provide system administration and technical support for a distributed Exchange 2003 implementation. The candidate will be responsible for installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and managing

Microsoft Windows 2003 servers and work independently under general supervision to provide solutions utilizing standard messaging and directory products and services. The candidate will also be required to development and maintain detailed documentation, and be comfortable handling all levels of Exchange administration/engineering tasks and troubleshooting complex mail routing issues throughout the Enterprise. In addition, the candidate must have extensive knowledge in the following areas: Windows 2003 domains, Microsoft Clustering, antivirus solutions, DNS, TCP/IP, WINS, DHCP, RAID, server hardware, Blackberry, Fax integration and SAN/NAS technologies. Contact: Kristen Rietvelt, 212-457-2259, Kristen_rietvelt@anntaylor.com Project Manager, Product Knowledge, New York, NY: The Project Manager of Product Knowledge is supports the production and implementation of product knowledge tools and communications to help the field organization learn about key products, seasonal trends, and business strategies. Tools include: Style Guide, Seasonal multimedia, Wardrobing Warm-up Activities, Content for District Manager meeting and store meetings and additional tools as needed to support new product knowledge and client service strategies. Candidates should have project management experience along with superior writing skills and Knowledge of the product lifecycle (from design through in-store delivery). Please contact: Meggan_Astarita@anntaylor.com Senior Web Designer, New York, NY: The Senior Web Designer is responsible for maintaining and developing the look and feel of the Ann Taylor web sites as well as collaborate the Ann Taylor creative teams on all aspects of daily web design. This requires the ability to work under tight deadlines and see projects through from concept to functional editorials. This will involve maintaining the aesthetic of both Ann Taylor Store and Ann Taylor LOFT websites. Fashion experience is a must as well as highly proficient knowledge of Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator and Image Ready. Please contact: Meggan_Astarita@anntaylor.com Store Planning Manager, New York, NY: The Store Planning Manager is responsible for the research, preliminary design and project reference checking that is involved with the layout of a new store. The manager will be working across all three divisions of Ann Taylor, Stores, LOFT and Factory, and will be responsible for leading a small team of Store Planners and Designers. Other responsibilities include presenting preliminary designs at the bi-monthly Executive and Visual meetings and maintaining direct relationships with Landlord Tenant Coordinators in order to obtain all information required to design specific store location. The ideal candidate will be an AutoCAD expert as well as worked in a specialty retail environment for 5-7 years. Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must. Please contact: Meggan_Astarita@anntaylor.com Director of Associate Benefits- Milford CT This position will support the Executive Vice President of Human Resources with the long-term design of benefit plans and strategy. In addition this position will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation and coordination of employee benefits plans, activities and services and oversees that each benefit plan is administered effectively and in compliance with various laws and regulations. These plans include: Medical, Dental, FSA, Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k), Pension, Stock Discount and various ancillary plans. In addition, the DOB will have reporting responsibility for the eight call center members who provide a variety of services to our 18,000 associates including benefits support and processing. Contact: Megan_white@anntaylor.com

Manager of Human Resources- Milford CT The Human Resources manager is expected to add value to the organization by serving as a true business partner to the Milford, CT office teams. This also requires being an integral part of creating a winning culture, building talent across the organization, and developing HR team members. This individual will also implement HR objectives, practices, and policies for the Milford office to meet short and longterm organizational needs and opportunities, to guide and lead the change process, and to evaluate and impact HR’s overall contributions to organizational effectiveness. Contact: Megan_white@anntaylor.com

Director of Real Estate (2 Openings; one EAST and one WEST)The Director of Real Estate will supervise and be actively involved with present and future stores to include: developer relationships, site selections, financial justifications, travel and convention attendance, lease renewals and negotiations, rent reductions, building allowances, remodels, and new concepts as well as maximizing profitability and return on investment for ever store opened, managing Lease Administration Department, as well as New Store development and Real Estate Legal. Contact: Megan_white@anntaylor.com Attorney, Real Estate- NYC The Attorney of Real Estate will be responsible for reviewing, revising and negotiating lease documents (primarily single transaction landlords and deals utilizing the Ann Taylor standard form lease) for all Ann Taylor brand locations to include: preparing lease documents for execution by Ann Taylor Retail, Inc., and all related construction documents to ensure compliance with Ann Taylor standards. Contact: Megan_white@anntaylor.com Zone Director, Human Resources- NYC The Zone Director of Human Resources is expected to add value to the organization by serving as a true business partner to the line and functional teams. This requires being an integral part of creating a winning culture, building talent across the organization, creative strategy to drive results and developing HR team members. This individual will formulate HR objectives, practices, and policies to meet short and long-term organizational needs and opportunities, to guide and lead the change process, and to evaluate HR’s contributions to organizational effectiveness Contact: Megan_white@anntaylor.com Zone Director of Talent Resources-NYC This position is responsible for driving the selection of talent by setting the strategy for the divisions and architecting teams with complimentary strengths, conducting confidential searches and providing support to Recruiters on searches. The Zone Director will manage a team of Recruiters while maintaining a communication process and standard to reduce time to fill and link recruiters’ productivity crossdivisionally. Contact: Megan_white@anntaylor.com

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