Director of Retail Operations

    • New York, NY
    • Flexible / Remote
    • Austin, TX
    + 2 more

The Wally Shop is looking for a Director of Retail Operations who will lead and manage all Retail Operations. This would include: developing retail strategy, developing and managing external retail partnerships, overseeing internal retail operations, driving key retail metrics.

The Director of Retail Operations will be tasked with making sure The Wally Shop has and is implementing a clear, innovative retail strategy that will lead to continued growth. This encompasses coordination with operations, marketing and external partners. Applicants should accordingly have strong communication, analytic, presentation and interpersonal skills. We are looking for someone with a go-getter attitude and entrepreneurial spirit.

Reporting to the Founder, the Director of Retail Operations will lead all Retail Operations, including (but not limited to) the following responsibilities:

  1. Creating and driving an overall retail strategy
  2. Managing existing and sourcing new retail partners
  3. Hiring and training Retail team members
  4. Managing and implementing key retail initiatives to drive The Wally Shop’s goals
  5. Overseeing internal retail operations
  6. Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization

As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must have a passion for entrepreneurship and a strong interest in consumer brands. Additional requirements are:

Strategic Vision and Agility: ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan

Team Player: exceptional capacity for managing and leading people with a positive attitude

Action Oriented: enjoys working hard, problem solving and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; willing to be resourceful and get their hands dirty

Strong desire to work for a start up and in an entrepreneurial culture are a must for this role.

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