Global Travel Retail Marketing Director – Fashion, Accessories, Eyewear

Jobs Facts

Job Status: Closed
Job Title: Global Travel Retail Marketing Director – Fashion, Accessories, Eyewear
Location: Peoria
Relocation: Relocation will be covered by employer
Industry: Fashion, Accessories, Eyewear
Market: Global
Channel: Travel Retail / Duty Free
Reporting to: Global Travel Retail Director
Traveling: 30% of the time
Languages: English
Salary Range (USD): $110k to $130k negotiable and DOE
Benefits: Bonus + Health + 401k
Visa: No sponsorship possible
Job ID: 218


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Job Description


ACCUR Recruiting Services is a leading recruitment firm specialized in export, travel retail and duty free for Luxury Goods and Consumer goods brands. (Cosmetics, Fragrances, Watch & Jewelry, Wine & Spirits, Food & Beverage, Tobacco, Fashion…).

Our Client

Our client for this great career opportunity in Travel Retail / Duty Free゠is a well known international fashion accessories brand.


Lead the Global Travel Retail marketing strategy for the brand in cooperation with the US marketing and the Travel Retail teams.

Ideal Profile

The ideal profile is゠someone with good marketing or brand management background in Travel Retail / Duty Free, willing to relocate to Illinois (South of Chicago).

Job Description

  • Design, develop and implement marketing programs and materials for the Global Travel Retail distribution in cooperation with the US marketing team.
  • Design, develop and implement local or regional Travel Retail initiatives ゠with each of the Travel Retail Sales Managers.
  • Identify new opportunities to develop brand awareness.
  • Plan and execute the travel retail marketing calendars with retailers and airport authorities,
  • Analyze the return on investment of each marketing activity.
  • Organize all the Gift With Purchase initiatives.
  • Visit points on sales on a regular basis to ensure proper implementation
  • Meet with key travel retail customers゠to present new brand marketing opportunities.
  • Watch competition on a continuous basis
  • Monitor market and retailer trends


  • Minimum 5 years of Travel Retail / Duty Free experience
  • Master’s degree preferred, Bachelor a must!
  • Previous experience in premium brands regardless of category (beauty, cosmetics, fragrances, fashion, accessories, wines, spirits, confectionery, watches, jewelry)
  • Strong Business and Commercial acumen
  • Strong managerial track of success.
  • Appreciated previous experience: Bacardi, Cartier, Dior, Clarins, Clinique, Coty, Diageo, Elizabeth Arden, Estee Lauder, Givenchy, Guerlain, Kenzo, Kiehl’s, L’Oreal, Luxottica, LVMH, MAC Cosmetics, Marchon, Marcolin, Mars, Mondelez, Nestle, P&G, Pernod Ricard, Procter & Gamble, Remy Cointreau, Safilo, The Edrington Group, Unilever.
  • Appreciated previous titles:゠Marketing Manager, Marketing Director, Brand Manager, Brand Director, Product Manager.