PB CAREERS: True Value – Private Brand Manager
Job ID #: 3491
Location: IL-Chicago Retail Support Center
Functional Area: Retail/Merchandising
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Experience Required: 5 – 7 Years
Relocation Provided: Possible
Leads the development, execution and strategic management for all True Value private label brands, products and packaging in order to achieve business targets including awareness, volume, spend and penetration. The Brand Manager serves as the steward for these brands in order to ensure their continued growth in accordance with brand standards and quality expectations.
Provide leadership in developing new directions and strategies and building a plan for branded categories and products to drive sales results. Communicate and interact regularly with Merchandising associates and Merchants in order to ensure that all changes in assortments and private label branded product additions/deletions are made in accordance with brand standards and developed strategies.
Lead the execution of packaging changes or additions for all private label products to ensure timely completion as well as strict adherence to published standards.
Ensure the execution and maintenance of a standardized format for all Destination True Value (DTV) point of purchase (POP) materials. Regularly audit and update POP to account for changes in categories and products.
Communicate private brands strategy and department process to both members and consumers utilizing all available avenues including reunions, advertising, field visits, etc.
Manage and direct product managers and outside design consultants.
- Creative Production Manager
- Product Manager
- Private Brand Specialist
Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:
- Five to seven years of related experience required
- Brand Marketing experience required
- Advertising, Communications, Marketing, Merchandising and/or Retail experience required
Financial Control Activities:
- Responsible for managing an operational budget
Operational budget value under management = $800-900k
Minimum Education Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.