PB CAREERS: RadioShack – Marketing Manager, Private Brand

radio-shack-hqCompany Overview
RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. RadioShack offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment.

Company: RadioShack
Location: Fort Worth, TX 76102
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Retail
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Marketing Management
Req’d Education: 4-Year Degree
Req’d Experience: Up to 5 year(s)
Ref ID: 123341

Job Description
Job Functions / Duties / Responsibilities:
RadioShack is looking for people who want to be a part of our sweeping vision-based transformation at our worldwide headquarters in downtown Ft. Worth, Texas. We take pride in our corporate culture, which is built around helping our employees reach their full potential. We need people who are excited about being presented with new opportunities each day–maybe people like you. We are currently looking for a Marketing Manager, Private Brand that will support RadioShack’s strategic initiatives to grow Private Brand products and sales. This position will also play a significant role in supporting the merchandising department while working cross functionally with other departments leading the team to successfully execute the strategies and achieve the financial goals established by the Company for the private brand product categories. If you are looking for a challenge and meet the criteria, we invite you to apply.

  • Manage and execute the marketing strategy for customer-centric private label product and service platforms
  • Implement the brand positioning for the portfolio and create internal tools in which the organization can adhere to
  • Execute brand standards on packaging through owner’s manuals and other marketing communications
  • Implement brand standards on packaging and other materials that reflect the positioning of the brand
  • Develop consumer-facing materials in the form of in-store materials, online communications, and product videos that effectively promote unique attributes of private brand products
  • Identify key products that the team can market and will differentiate RadioShack
  • Ensure the private brand and positioning is implemented through all facets of the product life cycle
  • Bring marketing and packaging to life for the portfolio
  • Develop marketing communications materials to support the uniqueness of our private brand portfolio
  • Stay up to date on private brand trends and product innovations that help add value to the private brand portfolio

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience (5-7 years)
  • Project management, planning and cross functional experience (4-5 years)
  • Developing consumer-facing materials supporting product level communications (3-5 years)
  • Consumer packaged goods experience (3-5 years)
  • Solid understanding of brand management discipline, strategy and positioning
  • Understanding of inventory planning, sales forecasting by channel, sourcing logistics and distribution
  • Understanding of the product development life cycle and the supply chain including sourcing, manufacturing, material, inventory management, and in store presence
  • Strong interpersonal skills

We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace.

The Complete Package
Incredible work environment, highly qualified employees and competitive compensation are only part of what makes working for RadioShack so desirable. We also have some great benefits for team members, including:

Upon Hire:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Merchandise and Wireless Discounts
  • Credit Union
  • Career Progression
  • Continued Learning and Development
  • Educational Discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with company match available
  • The 1st of month, coinciding or following 2 months of non-temporary employment:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Life/AD&D Insurance
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Plus MORE!

In addition, RadioShack employees are rewarded for their service with awards and recognition throughout the year.

We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace.

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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.