Director of Merchandising & Category Management (18-827607) - Grand Island, Nebraska United States - 17567

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17567
Title: Director of Merchandising & Category Management (18-827607)
Job Location: Grand Island, Nebraska - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $100,000.00 - $115,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Accounting, Business or related field
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Creative and results oriented Marketing leader needed to drive sales and business results. Our client, a diversified Nebraska based company in Central Nebraska doing business nationwide, is seeking a Director of Merchandising and Category Management in their C-Store enviroment to manage their product lines, pricing and product mix. The right candidate will be working within the many facets of the organization where they will have a chance to shine by driving sales through their leadership, vendor relationships and creative touch. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 The Director of Merchandising and Category Management, will report to the Chief Strategy Officer while managing a  team of merchandising, marketing and procurement professionals. This critical role will be responsible for directing/managing existing product lines to ensure that gross margin, sales and inventory turns meet company performance standards. He/she will be responsible for identifying new products and solutions, pricing, market drivers for product development and work with senior management to deliver on sales goals for new and existing products.

QUALIFICATIONS

• C-Store experience a must

• 5-10 years previous merchandising experience.

• Management experience in leading a team that will manage key business data and analytics.

• High-level software skills in Retalix, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics and database management required.

• Demonstrated presentation skills.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree