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Director, DMM - Furniture, Utility - Rejuvenation

Company: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Director, DMM - Furniture, Utility - Rejuvenation -"Job Details" Portland, OR, United States Job Identification 8109 Locations

  • 1100 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR, 97214, US Posting Date 01/06/2023, 07:54PM Job Shift Day Job Description We hope you're interested in building a home with us. Even if you don't feel that you meet every requirement listed in this job description, we still encourage you to apply. Overview of the Role In this role, you will d evelop business strategies and seasonal assortment plans to maximize the development of the brand, sales and profits for multiple product categories. You will identify opportunities and recommend new product or concepts for division as well as manage information cross-functionally with Design, Inventory Management, Sourcing, Production, and Visual departments to ensure cohesive product stories, cross-channel launches and business goals are met. You will be responsible for the direct supervision and development of the division merchant teams . Responsibilities
    • Identify the long-term strategic direction for multiple product categories. Communicate the vision and inspire team to develop business plans and identify new opportunities. Implement tactical plans derived from strategy by working across functional areas -
    • Review category strategy for the divisions to ensure current trends are capitalized upon throughout the department -
    • Divisional review and approval of: Strategic plans to explore new business opportunities, product mix to ensure all collections have a cohesive look and meets standards, final samples, financial strategy, purchase plans, annual and seasonal financial plans to maximize sales and profits, and seasonal assortment plans (line lists) to ensure product is appropriate for brand -
    • Work closely with visual merchandising to plan floor layouts and management strategy -
    • Review markdown strategies -
    • Develop staffing and succession plans. Interview candidates and approve division's final candidates -
    • Supervise and develop division team members. Set objectives, assess performance, and provide regular feedback.
    • Determine workload for team; recommend effective processes and procedures to improve workflow and results.
    • Lead and facilitate divisional meetings across functions and distribution channels -
    • Present concepts to Rejuvenation Brand leadership, and merchandising functions. Collaborate and seek feedback on ideas and products -
    • Regularly shop competitors to keep abreast of trends. Travel as needed to identify emerging themes and new inspirations -(limited overseas travel required)
    • Lead and participate in key company strategic initiatives and steering committees - Criteria
      • Bachelor's Degree in Merchandising or related field (preferred)
      • Minimum -of 8 years of Buying/Product/Category Management experience. Prior experience in home furnishings is strongly preferred.
      • Proven track record of setting strategies and driving top-line and bottom line results.
      • Minimum of five years prior experience and proven success in leading and inspiring a team.
      • High level of proficiency in MS Office suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. -
      • High level of proficiency in working with ERP system.
      • Proven ability to develop strong cross functional relationships
      • Outstanding problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
      • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple priorities.
      • Thrives in a high energy and fast paced environment, with the ability to be flexible and react to rapidly changing business needs and priorities.
      • Ability to perform work onsite a minimum of 3 days -in the Portland office. Our Mission Around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion We firmly believe that working in a culture focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion spurs innovation, creates healthy and high-performing teams, and delivers superior customer experiences. We will create and nurture a global company culture where we confidently bring our authentic selves to work every day: where the only criteria for advancement are the quality of our work, the contributions we make to our teams and the business, and our ability to lead; and where our individual differences-whatever they may be-are valued, explored and appreciated. Benefits Just for You Depending on your position and your location, here are a few highlights of what you might be eligible for:
        • A generous discount on all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brands -
        • A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities -
        • Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer - -
        • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits
        • Tax-free commuter benefits
        • A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health - Your Journey in Continued Learning
          • In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University
          • Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities -
          • Resources for self-development
          • Advisor (Mentor) program
          • Career development workshops and learning programs
          • Speaker series WSI will not commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position at this time (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration). #LI-TB1 About Us Our Company

            Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn teen, pottery barn kids, Rejuvenation, Mark & Graham, west elm, or Outward. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas. Page Director, DMM - Furniture, Utility - Rejuvenation - Williams-Sonoma Careers loaded

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