Director of Merchandising

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Spartanburg, SC

Industry: Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous

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5 - 7 years

Posted 320 days ago

  by    Confidential Recruiter

Developing and merchandising new products is an important part of any business and key role to our business as we are growing each day. As such, we are looking for a seasoned partner and creative leader that will lead our team through the development and market implementation of new product lines. The ideal candidate will assist us in strengthening our market position and build upon our existing product lines with innovative new products. The ideal candidate will be a creative leader with experience in the following:

Work with managers to drive Seasonal Products to meet company objectives

- Responsible for trend research, category strategy, branding, product development

- Manage the category P&L including pricing, revenues, goals outlined in weekly objectives

- Maintain vendor partnerships and execute negotiation strategies (domestic & international)

- Execute strategic initiatives while working closely with operations, supply chain, & design

- Manage online & catalogs that includes features, benefits, performance data

- Sustain core product lines to adapt to market change and penetrate new markets

- Manage project timelines, key documentation, deliverables, issues and risks

- Research, develop, and select product merchandise (consumer gifting a plus)

- Recommend programs to strengthen market position for sustained product lines

Consumer Products Background - Seasonal Products (Gifting a plus)

- Experience in a Product Development, Merchandising, or Buying (6+years)

- Management of a Online, Catalog, E-Commerce Consumer products team (3+ years)

- A 'high energy' individual with experience creating, building, growing products

- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Merchandising, or Design (highly desirable)

We are looking for a partner to carry our company to the next level in our development. The position is based around the Spartanburg, Greensville, Greenwood, and surrounding areas and we are looking for strong local candidates or candidates willing to relocate. , please send your resume (Microsoft word) and salary requirements.

Please note that the above description is a brief description of the duties and responsibilities of the opportunity. A full outline of the opportunity and salary range will be provided to candidates that meet the above qualifications.