Staff Management | SMX Head of Product in New York, New York

Head of Product

City.: New York

Pay Range:

Location: NY

of Hours:

40

ID: 81259

Shift:

Employment Duration: Full time

Description

Are you a merchandising and product management champion? Are you looking for your next step with a growing brand fostering a new standard in style and experience? Staff Management is currently hiring a Head of Product for a direct hire opening in New York, New York. The Head of Product will be responsible the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with production, marketing, and design team to ensure business opportunities are maximized. We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starting individual to work as part of an outstanding team and leading the Technical Design, Product Development and Production teams.

We are looking for a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional interpersonal, motivational, and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to take ownership of and drive business performance.

You will:

  • Develop and lead the global vision of the brand by product category.

  • Spearhead merchandising strategy and drive profitable results by executing strategies aligned with product vision.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years product/merchandising experience in similar role (or extensive relevant experience

  • Omni-channel experience heavily preferred; E-Commerce or Retail required

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of the marketplace and trends

  • Proven negotiation skills and vendor-management experience

  • Previous management experience demonstrating strong leadership, team development and strong cross functional relationships

  • Bachelor’s degree required

EOE