PB CAREERS: Divisional Private Brand Manager: Consumables/HBA – Shopko

Divisional Private Brand Manager: Consumables/HBA – Shopko
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Position Type: Regular
Category: Merchandising

Job Description:
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary responsibilities of the Divisional Private Brand Manager are to drive the profitable growth of the Consumables, Pets, and HBA 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 yrs 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

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.

Shopko is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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.