CAREERS: Divisional Private Brand Manager – Shopko

Divisional Private Brand Manager – Seasonal – Shopko
State: Wisconsin
City: Green Bay
Position Type: Regular
Category: Merchandising

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibilities of the Divisional Private Brand Manager are to drive the profitable growth of the seasonal décor private brand businesses through innovative, trend correct and competitively differentiated product exceeding our customer’s expectations for value and style. Lead and direct the product development team in the seasonal development of product for each of our private brands. Collaborate with the merchants to develop the strategic direction and lifestyle-appropriate private brand assortments. Ensure that the communication between all cross-functional participants is open, efficient, timely and accurate.

REQUIRED:

  • B.S. or B.A. in marketing, business management or equivalent work experience
  • 5 plus years in product management or buying.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software programs on computers.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills required
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and driven self starter with professional career attitude and desire to grow within the position and the company
  • Overseas travel required

Shopko offers a professional team-oriented work environment, career advancement opportunities, competitive wages, & a comprehensive benefits package!

If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete a candidate profile at www.shopko.com.

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Shopko, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has two divisions: Shopko and Shopko Express Rx. We employ more than 16-thousand teammates in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain and Pacific Northwest regions, in more than 136 stores, generating annual sales exceeding $ 2.2 billion.

The Shopko division has 136 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities and 6 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept. Shopko stores are multi-department retail stores committed to offering quality merchandise, services and value to meet customers’ needs for home, family basics, casual apparel and seasonal products, with a special emphasis on retail health.

Shopko division
The Shopko division has 136 stores in 13 states. Located in mid-sized to larger cities, Shopko stores are multi-department retail stores committed to offering quality merchandise, services and value to meet customers’ needs for home, family basics, casual apparel and seasonal products, with a special emphasis on retail health.

Shopko stores deliver a great customer experience. Clean, spacious & well-lit, the easy to shop stores offer friendly service, on trend-quality merchandise with name-brands: Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Kitchen Aid, Fisher-Price & Sony. Private label brands are included: Bailey’s Point, NorthCrest, Energy Zone, Soft Sensations, Soon to Be, Green Soda.



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Christopher Durham
Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.