Director, Merchandise Marketing - Ready to Wear

Long Island City, New York
06 Aug 2022
14 Sep 2022
Full Time

Bloomingdale's makes fashion personal and fun, aspirational yet approachable. Our mission is to guide and inspire our customers to make style a source of creative energy in their lives. We will always strive to make Bloomingdale's like no other store in the world. Everyone plays a critical role to bring our mission to life. Regardless of position, we believe all colleagues have a voice and access to share their thoughts with every level of leadership. Our colleagues are passionate, driven, entrepreneurial and collaborative. We welcome and embrace diversity of background, thought and opinion while having a lot of fun along the way.

Job Overview:

The Director, Merchandise Marketing will develop, communicate, and manage the OMNI Merchant marketing strategy by General Merchandise Manager and Family of Business, inclusive of homepages, emails, special projects, affiliate/search priorities, all paid digital media, and traditional media (IE print catalogues, direct mail, newspaper). The Director, Merchandise Marketing will manage product turn-in and ecommerce/B.COM set up team, ensuring accuracy and consistency of item selling information and optimizing resources to support greatest return.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage General Merchandise Manager (GMM) Marketing budget and Cooperative collection strategy and execution in partnership with Divisional Merchandise Managers, Merchants and Fashion Office. Raise Co-Op funding through vendor specific proposals
  • Inform Omni Marketing strategy; prioritize and communicate business trends for site merchandising and marketing items through analysis of channel-specific sales performance
  • Accountable for sample procurement, sample turn-in and getting style live on site as well as the accuracy and consistency of style information across classifications

Qualifications and Competencies:

Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university

5+ years related experience
  • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner
  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically and technically
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs

Physical Requirements:
  • Requires prolonged periods of sitting, with occasional standing
  • Occasionally requires walking, bending, reaching, hearing and talking
  • Continuous use of computers and other office equipment
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25 lbs.