Consumer Strategy Manager (North America & the Underwear Group)

Calvin Klein

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Job title

Consumer Strategy Manager (North America & the Underwear Group), Calvin Klein

Location

New York, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Strategy & Strategic Planning

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Ignite Your Potential

The Consumer and Strategy Manager will help the Strategy team develop long-term strategies to grow the Calvin Klein North America business and drive revenue and profit across the division. He or she will report into the Sr Manager of Consumer & Analytics Strategy and will support the Group President of Calvin Klein North America & The Underwear Group and the leadership team to achieve overarching strategic goals.

  • Manage strategic planning cycle by preparing annual strategy definition and budget as well as monthly management updates
  • Work with the businesses to develop and implement strategic initiatives that will drive business growth and operational efficiencies
  • Contribute to the development of business strategies and recommendations through accurate data gathering, analysis and modelling
  • Identify and assess potential business development opportunities (partnerships, M&A, etc.), developing the business case and modelling the financials
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the underwear industry and market trends, competitive dynamics and consumers. Communicate insights effectively to senior management
  • Prepare high-quality presentations for senior management in a timely manner
  • Foster the development of team members through sharing of knowledge and best practices
  • Help to influence the Design, Technical Design, and Marketing teams to create unified product strategies
  • Collect useful data inputs such as macro and competitive data, consumer behavior, digital marketing, social, etc. in order to translate into strategic and actionable insights for the Calvin Klein North America business
  • Help implement measureable tracking and reporting, holding cross-functional teams accountable

The Ideal Candidate

Be a part of the experience.

Experience:  

Exceptional professional with at least 5 years of experience ideally in consumer apparel/retail environment

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in related required

Skills:

  • Practical and technical aspects of consumer research design and analysis
  • Knowledge of statistics, econometrics, machine learning, simulation or related field
  • Understanding of consumer demand modelling
  • Ability to translate business needs into research agenda
  • Ability to translate statistical and analytical results into a clear, simple and actionable insights
  • Ability to synthesize across multiple insights from different sources and create a compelling story
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communications skills

About Us

Provocative. Modern. Sensual. Iconic.  

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.  

After nearly 50 years, Calvin Klein continues to be a cultural catalyst across the globe by embracing tension, sparking ideas and creating unforeseen realities. We believe in a culture that provokes discovery and brave thinking. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.  

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.