ValueVision Media (previously ShopNBC)

Director of Merchandising - Home

Location
Eden Prairie, MN - Eden Prairie, MN 55344 US (Primary)
Posted
Aug 27, 2012
Closes
May 31, 2013
Ref
00026
Category
Executive, Management
Employment Status
Full Time

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