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Director, Brand Strategy - Banana Republic

Employer
Gap Inc.
Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

Job Details

About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

The strategy team is responsible for the definition and evolution of our overall brand strategy, long-range plan, and annual operating plan. We are also identifying growth opportunities where we can create structural advantage, and for preparing and supporting our C-Level executives for key stakeholders meetings. In this role you'll work front and center in helping define the best growth path forward for our brand. Through rigorous analyses, focus on our customers & competitors, creative thinking, and partnership with other functions across the business, we develop the future strategic direction for the brand. You will be help drive critical projects to advance our strategic priorities, growth, and long-range plans through deep partnership with brand leaders and stakeholders across the company.

What You'll Do

  • Serve as a strategic leader and cross-functional thought partner as the brand develops it's multi-year strategy, long range plans, and annual operating plan
  • Drive Gap Inc Corporate and Brand Strategy initiative identification, planning, and success. Activities include: identifying key issues, structuring problems, developing and delivering on workplans that drive value creation; performing quantitative and qualitative analysis, including analyzing data, creating financial models, and conducting market and competitive research; synthesizing findings, developing a storyline and the supporting materials to communicate recommendations to Senior Management and Leadership Team
  • Support cross functional business partners with analytical insights and problem solving
  • Build cross functional partnerships and consensus
  • Influence strategy for area/team


Who You Are

  • Professional work experience, preferably with background from management consulting as well as in house experience in apparel and/or retail. MBA is preferred
  • Demonstrated track record as an outstanding problem solver and strategic thinker with the ability to quickly identify key issues and develop hypotheses
  • Able to translate complex ideas and dispersed information into simple, actionable recommendations
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills, with ability to oversee and provide direction to cross-functional; partners and/or more junior team members
  • Strong business acumen related to consumer facing businesses and ability to assess impact of decisions on overall business performance
  • Strength in written and oral communication with proven ability to connect and influence with senior executives
  • Strong ability and willingness to collaborate effectively a true team player


Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $170,900 - $226,400 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US CandidatesPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

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