Head of Product
108 west 39th street New York, New York 10018
Title: HEAD OF PRODUCT
Company: Start Up Brand
Location: New York, NY
- Develop and lead the global vision of the brand by product category.
- Spearhead merchandising strategy and drive profitable results by executing strategies aligned with the brand.
- Manage and oversee all Technical Design, Product Development and Production team activities.
- Present strategy to all levels of management, including CEO, on all product decisions.
- Analyze & track weekly sales performance by region, by style; identify any trends, misses, opportunities by region and present in weekly meetings.
- Work closely with Marketing and Operations teams to ensure that all departments are aligned on all merchandising, production and design efforts.
- Ensure that all processes are current and effective; implement new initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the development and production area.
- Establishes cross-functional relationships to promote best practices and process adherence; fosters teamwork.
- Conduct competitive analysis to grow and develop product assortment strategy.
- 8+ years product/merchandising experience in similar role
- Omni-channel experience heavily preferred; E-Commerce or Retail required
- Demonstrate strong understanding of the marketplace and trends
- Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovate mindset
- Proven negotiation skills and vendor-management experience
- Demonstrated ability to take ownership of and drive business performance
- Exceptional interpersonal, motivational, and communication skills
- Previous management experience demonstrating strong leadership, team development and strong cross functional relationships
- Bachelor’s degree required