Columbia Sportswear Company Global Retail Development Manager in Portland, Oregon

Global Retail Development Manager

United States, Oregon, Portland

Marketing

1000068A Requisition #

Dec 12, 2018 Post Date

This position reports to the Sr Dir of Brand Environments andworks directly with CSC’s Sales, In Store Marketing and Retail Merchandising& Operations to lead store design and fixture program design and developmentacross all CSC retail channels: Branded Stores, Outlet and Wholesale. This position works closely with RetailDevelopment, Retail Marketing and Visual Presentation to ensure all programexecutions are documented, communicated and installed on time and withinbudget.

Responsibilities:

Develops, leads and manages the execution of in-store fixtureand complete store design for Columbia Sportswear Company owned & partneredretail and wholesale channels by:

  • Development and execution of global in-store fixtureprograms and store design
  • New fixture design for owned, partner & retail andwholesale channels.
  • Inventory management, reporting, costing, and distributionof all CSC retail fixture programs.
  • Provide guidance/support to the ISM Managers for ISM integrationinto design process
  • Responsible for the development, implementation andmanagement of global store design sell-in programs for Columbia SportswearCompany Retail
  • Manages multiple budget GL codes and works with Accountingto process Domestic and International orders of in-store programs.
  • Tracks budgets, schedules and reports ROI data on assignedprograms.
  • Drives innovation and positive results and aligns withoverall company and department strategic plans.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, visual merchandising, or relatedfield –or- work experience equivalent to a degree.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ store design and visual merchandising inprogressively responsible positions. Experience must also include 3- 5 years managing a broad variety offunctions with regional responsibilities.
  • Strong retail design, 3D design, interior design skills andstrong understanding of visual merchandising
  • Strong understanding of Columbia’s consumer and in-storeconsumer journey/retail behaviour
  • Ability to manage and lead teams of people in local orremote locations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communicationskills
  • Conduct complex interpersonal interactions with people whoare in a position to affect sales of Columbia Sportswear products.
  • Intermediate level of computer skills including spreadsheetand word processing applications, as well as strong understanding of Photoshopand other design programs.
  • Ability to solve problems, make decisions independently,operate independently and with discretion and work efficiently underpressure.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on commercialtransportation.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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