Director, Merchandising

PGA TOURThursday, July 11, 20190 application(s)
Employer Name PGA TOUR
Job Title Director, Merchandising
City Ponte Vedra Beach
State Florida
Country USA
Job Region South
Job Category Marketing & Sales
Salary Range NA
Job Reference 2287
Job Level Mid Level
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Qualified candidates will have the following: 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Merchandising, Retail or similar discipline, MBA preferred
  • 10 years strong retail and/or brand building experience, preferably with a well-known consumer brand with at least 5-7 of supervisory experience
  • Successful track record of managing a team across multiple disciplines
  • Strong “team” player that is highly organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively make decisions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES 

  • Embrace and actively promote/develop the PGA TOUR retail brand strategy
  • Understand consumer demographics and psychographics, specifically as it relates to sports lifestyle
  • Monitor retail trends and recommend consumer product initiatives taking into account brand perception, product quality, price point, and distribution channel
  • Collaborate with multiple TOUR business units (e.g., Creative, Brand Marketing, Championship Management, Tournament Business Affairs, Legal)
  • Prepare budgets and analyze performance based on departmental KPI’s (e.g., gross margin, conversion %, average transaction)
  • Review/approve vendor and retailer agreements
  • Maintain strong vendor and retailer relationships and ensure that commitments are met/exceeded
  • Analyze operating and financial statements for profitability ratios
  • Update PGA TOUR leadership on program performance, new initiatives, and business threats
  • Coach, counsel, train, recruit and evaluate staff on an ongoing basis
  • Special projects or other duties as assigned
  • This position requires overnight travel outside the local area, an estimated 25-40 percent of travel is required.

 

Our benefits include: 

  • Competitive wages including performance bonuses
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k with employer match
  • Employer funded retirement plan
  • Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Membership to TPC Sawgrass 

 

EOE/DFW

 

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