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Senior Manager of Growth Initiatives (Omni Expansion)


Account Manager


Tampa, Florida, United States

Do you want to take that excitement and knowledge and work for a world-class organization?

Then apply today to our team at Ashley Furniture – the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer!

Our team combines a highly skilled workforce, the most advanced equipment available, and incredible computer optimization to create one of the most agile operations in the industry!

Senior Manager of Growth Initiatives (Omni Expansion)

What Will You Do?

The Senior Manager of Growth Initiatives is a new role on the Pricing Team focused on advancing key strategic initiatives including our efforts to deliver a more consistent omnichannel experience to customers across the US (including in our licensee markets). The role will focus on significant, high visibility work like creating a more omnichannel price and promotion strategy, growing high value programs like Furniture Protection, and building modern solutions for things like delivery/ shipping and financing. The role will be accountable to the Director of Pricing Strategy and will be a partner to merchandising, marketing and licensees.

The role is an individual contributor position but has potential to grow into a people leader role as scope expands and financial goals are achieved including revenue growth, margin expansion and customer satisfaction, to cover a few.

  • Develop a strategic roadmap and plan for growth initiatives including financial objectives and delivery timelines.
  • Support initiative leaders to develop action plans and ensure rapid testing, learning and production deployment of key programs.
  • Develop the analytics and reporting strategy to accompany the initiatives and ensure that progress is being made against key metrics.
  • Partner with merchandising, marketing and sales to ensure initiatives are setup for success and complement other business priorities.
  • Understand how initiatives will be operationally executed and then work with appropriate teams on change management efforts to ensure success.
  • Partner with digital product teams to develop new functionality in support of initiative priorities.
  • Demonstrate that key programs (e.g. financing, protection plans, etc.) are achieving their full potential and performing in line with other areas of the business.
  • Understand market trends and ensure that key programs are relevant and current with customer and market expectations.
  • Partner with the Director of Pricing Strategy to ensure that all relevant stakeholders understand the pricing strategy and follow it, ensuring a better customer experience.
  • Partner with licensees to understand best practices that can be implemented to deliver a better customer experience on price and promotion.
  • Provide strategic business updates periodically to Ashley executive leadership and other key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate the Company’s Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.

What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Business, Statistics, Analytics or related field or equivalent work experience, Required
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a pricing, promotions strategy and analytics or advanced analytics role, Required
  • Occasional Domestic Travel
  • Exceptional business acumen
  • Strong knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
  • Strong knowledge of SQL or other database software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, internet
  • Strong skills in agility, along with the ability to pivot easily when directions and priorities changes on short notice
  • Perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Work professionally with customers and co-workers to efficiently serve our customers, treating both with enthusiasm and respect
  • Display empathy, understanding and patience with employees and external customers
  • Respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquiries

Who Are We?

  • We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.
  • We are a multi-billion dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world, and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries.
  • Growth-Focused is one of our core values, and we are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, and coaching as well as investing in the latest design tools, production equipment and new technologies.
  • Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.
  • Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve the lives of people around the world.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.