Vice President, Licensing

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
22 Sep 2021
Closes
26 Feb 2022
Ref
R0008585
Function
Operations
JOB SUMMARY

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that inspires people around the world to live in full color with character, beauty and confidence. Launched in February 2004, the collection embodies the personal style and sensibility of its Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch. It includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home and fragrance.

There are more than 300 Tory Burch boutiques across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Asia and Australia, and the collection is available at over 3,000 department and specialty stores worldwide and toryburch.com. The brand's dedication to helping women fearlessly follow their dreams is reflected in the work of the Tory Burch Foundation, which advances women's empowerment and entrepreneurship in the United States.

Brand integrity, global inspiration and beautiful products are integral to who we are as a company and what we have accomplished to date. Our incredible team is an equally important part of the equation. We believe that each of our employees play a vital role in our continuing efforts to grow and evolve.

JOB SUMMARY

The VP of Global Licensing will have strategic oversight and General Management accountability across Fragrance & Beauty, Eyewear, and Watch businesses. Working closely with our three Licensees and in collaboration with design and key internal stakeholders, this leader will be responsible for brand strategy and leading our integrated partnership approach through to successful execution across DTC and partner channels globally.
  • Strategic oversight to drive Eyewear, Fragrance & Beauty, and Watch growth globally in collaboration with our License partners
  • Division leadership with key internal partnerships across Design, Creative, Marketing and PR, as well as Regional and Channel leaders
  • Accountability to Net Sales and Division P&L, as well as DTC contribution and margin targets
  • Partner with founder, brand executives, and licensees to support TB product and positioning strategy that supports brand, category, and commercial goals.
  • Collaboration to drive impact and scale across licensed categories
  • Optimize contribution, reach, and footprint that support brand vision, commercial and client objectives
  • Oversee vision through to execution across global DTC and third-party distribution
  • Lead and inspire a talented team


EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED
  • Bachelor's Degree, MBA preferred
  • Strong analytical and business acumen
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills; ability to motivate and inspire teams
  • Strong collaboration and creative problem-solving skills
  • 12-15 years' experience working in consulting or dynamic retail organizations


DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
  • Leader / Mentor
  • Client and Brand focus
  • Collaborative
  • Flexible
  • Organized
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to influence
  • Synthesis of Recommendation
  • Strategic but also Tactical
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .