Manager, Category Marketing

Kohl's Menomonee Falls , WI 53051

Posted 2 months ago

BUSINESS IMPACT STATEMENT Plan and execute key marketing strategies necessary to drive category and brand specific businesses; act as primary point of contact and work as a business partner with assigned merchants.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Act as primary communication liaison from Category and Brand Marketing Divisions to entire Marketing organization

  • Lead Marketing relationship with key category partners: EVP, SVPs & VPs.

  • Lead multi-category team initiatives as assigned

  • Act as stand in/support for Director in key meetings where Director is unable to attend

  • Establish a macro view of category business to ensure insightful recommendations/strategies are executed

  • Develop strategies and lead executable plans to support seasonal Category and Brand Marketing Priorities

  • Lead Marketing relationship with exclusive brand partners

  • Establish and maintain partnerships with In-Store Marketing Team, MP, Merchants and Vendor partners as necessary to set strategy for in-store departmental graphics

  • Lead Marketing relationship and provide strategic point of view in marketing-related vendor meetings

  • Establish best practices for Category and Brand Marketing Team work product to ensure consistency throughout the entire team

  • Work as key Category and Brand Marketing partner in all marketing channels.

  • Manage budgets/co-op dollars in excess of $1,000,000/year. Secure funding support for projects that go beyond planned budget

  • Manages direct reports, systems and projects to achieve unit goals in accordance with Company policies and practices

  • Provides leadership by exhibiting influence and expertise, thus affecting the results of the operating area

  • Creates an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, expecting teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance and maintaining open communications

  • Develops staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments and establishing performance and development plans

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience in managing direct reports

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others

  • 5 - 6+ years of Marketing of related experience

  • Prefer experience in retail marketing

  • Experience in managing and reconciling financials

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