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ValueVision Media (previously ShopNBC)

Director of Merchandising - Home

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Employer
ValueVision Media (previously ShopNBC)
Posted
Monday, August 27, 2012
Closes
Friday, May 31, 2013
Ref
00026
Location
Eden Prairie, MN - Eden Prairie, MN 55344 US (Primary)
Category
Employment Status

Further information

OVERVIEW

Develop home division strategy and lead team to meet or exceed corporate initiatives of achieving financial plan, foster a sales culture, be customer focused, be a learning organization, and to build a first class merchant team.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop strategies in support of corporate financial goals
  • Work with buyers to understand marketplace and provide strategic direction on vendor matrix opportunities within the home category
  • Sets challenging goals and drives for results
  • Work closely with planning partners to ensure strategies and execution are in sync
  • Mentor, train and develop buyers and identify a succession plan
  • Directly manage all facets of buying function for assigned vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 years relevant merchandise management experience
  • Significant experience within the home category
  • Experience in home shopping industry required
  • Highly analytical and technically oriented
  • Demonstrated financial and team management skills
  • Up to 25% travel required

ValueVision Media (previously ShopNBC)

ShopNBC, is a multi-channel electronic retailer, offering brands and products that are meaningful, unique and relevant to our customers. We have a strong presence on television and on the Internet, where we are positioned as the premium lifestyle brand.