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Senior Director, Brand Management Private Brands

Boston, MA

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Senior Director, Brand  Management Private Brands to lead our Private Brand Platform Teams. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, goal-oriented, and an analytical hands-on leader who excels in a fast-paced environment. He/she is experienced in private/owned brands and is equally passionate about building great brands, e-commerce, and disrupting the pet industry. This leader will have accountability for the entire portfolio of Chewy’s private brands like American Journey, Frisco, Vibeful just to name a few. The Private Brand platform business unit team is a highly cross-functional group that is the primary interface with numerous other organizations across the company including Merchandising, Marketing, Operations, R&D, Quality, Sourcing, and Technology. The role reports to the VP, Private Brands and is accountable for the full P&L and strategy of our proprietary brands business unit.  

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What You’ll Do:

  • Own and manage the operating P&L for our Private Brands with appropriate top and bottom-line goal setting for one to five years; Create and manage appropriate input goals across assortment, price, availability, and customer engagement. 
  • Partner with consumer insights team to uncover consumer insights for the creation of new brands, portfolio expansion or changes to existing brands in the portfolio. 
  • Create vision for long range assortment plan. Develop specific business strategies and plans to meet financial targets  
  • Create and manage a 3-year product and brand pipeline resulting in pet products and our customers rave, wag, and purr about.  
  • Own creation of Private Brands annual operating plans and the alignment with key cross-functional partners 
  • Demonstrate consistent curiosity and high standards to continuously evaluate new opportunities and improvements across our portfolio. 
  • Lead and mentor individuals to create a high performing team  

What You’ll Need:

  • 15+ years in brand marketing and/or general management positions in top retail, or e-commerce organizations. 
  • Experience building great consumer-facing businesses and brands. 
  • Adept at working in a cross-functional, matrixed organization 
  • Experience managing multiple brands as a holistic ecosystem as well as individually 
  • Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes. 
  • Highly analytical business leader who can drive significant value in the P&L. 
  • Experience developing brand and product strategies for consumer-facing brands. 
  • Experience leading, coaching, and developing a team. 
  • An ability to flawlessly multi-task and thrive under pressure and deadlines 
  • Experience building and evaluating new business cases and a track record of operationalizing innovation and ideas into large scale revenue and profit generation. 
  • Experience building and managing high performing teams and cross-functional leadership. 
  • Expert in utilizing a number of different methodologies to understand consumers, identify opportunity areas and drive cohesive experiences 
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal skills; experience authoring documents and detailed operational plans supported with key insights to lead effective decision making; Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels including with senior executives 
  • BA / BS in relevant field and relevant experience 

Bonus (if applicable):

  • Experience in E-commerce, Private Label, Retail

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Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Bellevue, WA, USA; Plantation, FL, USA
Job ID: 5740425
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Leave of Absence
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
    • Company Equity
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)