CAREER TUESDAY: 3 Great Jobs at Office Depot

Christopher Durham Jul 12, 2010 0

This is a great week for Private Brand jobs and this week Boca Raton based office supply retailer Office Depot features three great Private Brand jobs.

Director, Product Development & Global Purchasing: Office Depot
Job ID: 1065284
Location: Boca Raton, FL

Responsibilities This positions primary purpose is to plan, execute and manage strategies to deliver profitable private brand products and solutions. Increasing private brand penetration is one of the company’s operating priorities and is a critical component of our overall margin improvment goals. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field required plus a minimum of 10 years experience in related field. Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization!

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Manager, Sr. Strategy & Analytics – Private Brand: Office Depot
Job ID: 1065240
Location: Boca Raton, FL

Responsibilities The Senior Manager of Strategy and Analytics will focus on identifying and assessing strategic opportunities to grow the company’s Private Brand program.  This position will have responsibility for managing the Strategy & Analytics team, whose objectives are to deliver analytics and drive strategic thought for the company’s global sourcing and supplier management efforts, supporting the Private Brand group.  Key responsibilities include supporting Senior Directors of Global Sourcing in developing assortment strategies, recommendations and proposals; working across functional groups to gather inputs and buy-in from Global Sourcing, Branding, Merchandising and Operations; performing regular and thorough assessments of market conditions and developing recommendations for short- and long-term strategic initiatives.  Additional responsibilities include support of Vice President and Senior Director, Global Sourcing in opportunity identification and priority setting as well as researching and defining overall strategic direction for the Private Brand/ Global Sourcing organization. Qualifications This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Retail, Merchandising, Business Management or related field of study.  This position also requires 7 – 10 years experience in branding, merchandising, consulting, and Analytical Study/Research.  Should have strong knowledge of merchandising fundamentals, retail metrics, buying practices and item lifecycle.  Outstanding analytical and statistical skills, with the ability to create, analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data are required. Ability to synthesize information from multiple and varied sources and perspectives.  Drive to understand multiple viewpoints and proclivity to remain objective.  Ability and desire to see the “big picture” and consider all implications when drawing insights and making recommendations.

Ability to identify and size opportunities, prioritizing based on potential net value.

Ability to conduct top-down and bottoms-up financial analysis and benefits tracking.

Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills.  Organized and detail oriented with the ability to work effectively in a demanding environment.

Ability to work autonomously and independently and to manage multiple projects. Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization!

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Designer, Structural Packaging – Private Brand
Job ID: 1065090
Location: Boca Raton, FL

Responsibilities The Designer, Structural Packaging – Private Brand will develop effective and efficient consumer friendly packaging that reflect the strategic direction of each brand and Private Brand product.  Will establish designs based on strategic needs communicated through creative brief, best practices and competitive differentiation.  Develop structural packaging solutions that increase efficiency in shipping and set-up on shelf.  Develop prototypes (2D and 3D) for evaluation and sell through to internal clients Qualifications This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 + years experience in production, preferably packaging design for consumer goods.  Must be knowledgeable in 3D Cad (Solidworks), sketching and comp development and in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).  Must be proficient in the use of graphic design software for the MAC (i.e. Adobe Illustrator, In-Design, Photoshop and other leading design programs). Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization!

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Christopher Durham

Vice President of Retail Brands at Theory House

Christopher Durham is the founder of My Private Brand and the VP of retail brands at Theory House, the branding and retail marketing agency. He is a consultant, strategist and retailer with close to 20 years of real-world retail and corporate experience creating, launching and building billion dollar Private Brands.

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