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Home Depot The Home Depot PRO - Senior Manager Merchandise Marketing in Jacksonville, Florida

POSITION PURPOSE

This position serves a critical role in working with merchandising leadership to understand product category objectives and build integrated, cross-channel marketing strategies to meet them. In this role, you will lead a team of associates that work directly with vendor partners to leverage knowledge, assets and resources to drive sales and deliver an improved customer experience. The ideal candidate will have proven experience working across a variety of channels, including email marketing, content strategy, sales collateral, direct mail, events, etc.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 25% Work with senior merchandising leadership to develop long and short term marketing strategies, as well as find and execute targeted marketing opportunities

  • 40% Accountable for team of Merchandise Marketing Managers who serve as chief marketing officers of their respective merchandising departments. Ensure they provide strong strategic planning, tactical execution, total integration and creative vision for their clients.

  • 25% Develop monthly, quarterly and annual marketing plans for assigned merchandising department(s) based on competitive analysis, consumer input, financial data and creative tactics.

  • 10% Develop and maintain strong relationships with merchandise vendors. The goal of these relationships is to establish unique sales driving opportunities to THD and support the Merchandise Marketing Managers as they direct and manage incremental vendor funding for marketing projects and provide value opportunities for merchant sales negotiations.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to Director, Client Services

Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. In addition to personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

ENVIRONMENT:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

TRAVEL:

Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: 7 years

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Five to seven years of brand and product marketing experience, preferably with a large organization

  • Ability to translate business objectives into integrated marketing strategies

  • Ability to create memorable brand experiences through a deep understanding of audiences and customers

  • Experience in developing marketing content and collateral for Sales

  • Creative problem-solver, passionate about excellence and energized by innovation

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and a willingness to roll up his/her sleeves

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to work across all levels within an organization, including company executives and officers

  • Highly skilled negotiator, with an thorough understanding of financial principles

  • Demonstrated ability to develop marketing analytics to gain insights and improve performance

  • Advanced Microsoft software skills

  • Enthusiastic leader who is a clear match to THD associate and customer-focused culture and values

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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