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 is an very established Tobacco (Cigar) retail company selling on Catalog, Online, Wholesale and through their 7 retail stores across the US. Their are fully owned by a Fortune 500 Tobacco group.
The ideal profile is an experienced Marketing Director with background on the retailer side and with previous experience in managing a creative team as well as buying/purchasing of goods. Given the highly cross-channel nature of this role, the successful individual must possess strong leadership and communication skills to ensure business moves in one direction. The candidate must demonstrate a track record and ability to drive change and set a clear vision within the teams.
The Marketing & Purchasing Director will assume responsibility for setting the strategy, developing and implementing a business plan for the organizations’ buying, retail and creative departments. Reporting to the CEO, the role holder will have a key role in building a modern omni-channel retailer.
The scope of the role will cover the following areas:
Retail operations (7 stores – 300 people)
Product Merchants – traditionally the buying team (team of 6)
Creative services (team of 9)
The role holder will deliver the marketing services to all channels and lead the organizations’ product and portfolio selection and development. As the company enters a period of modernization, the candidate will develop and implement a new retail model across the 7 stores, investing in our people to deliver the best customer service experience in the industry. The aim is to improve profitability to demonstrate a level of ROI required to secure additional funds for future store roll out into new markets.
5 to 7 years in key marketing managerial positions preferably with a omni-channel retailer.
Very strong with MS office (Excel in particular)
Previous appreciated experience: Altadis, Altria, BAT, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, JTI, Japan Tobacco International, Philip Morris International, RJ Reynold’s, Bacardi, Diageo, Moet Hennessy, Pernod Ricard, Remy Cointreau, Mars, Unilever, P&G, Procter & Gamble, Coty, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Sephora, Best Buy, Walmart, Publix, CVS, Tourneau…