Vice President, Marketing

Design Within Reach Inc. Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 4 weeks ago

Design Within Reach is looking for a VP, Marketing. You will manage and lead the marketing, creative and e-commerce teams to create profitable, brand-building customer experiences. You will manage marketing initiatives, analyze results and work to increase sales and market share through your leadership of PR, digital, creative, brand engagement, advertising, direct response, and all other aspects of marketing. You will report to the President of Design Within Reach, and matrix report to the Chief Marketing Officer of Herman Miller Group

What you'll do:

You'll have opportunities to design, achieve and build relationships every day as you...

  • Provide strategic vision and market positioning for core Herman Miller Consumer brands: Herman Miller, Design Within Reach, HAY and DWR Contract

  • Implement marketing programs that leverage the strengths of the brands across retail, wholesale and contract channels

  • Create impactful programs across public/media relations and events to build brand awareness and create customer evangelists

  • Develop profitable and effective digital and print direct response programs that consistently achieve cost per acquisition targets as the business scales

  • Lead innovation efforts across e-commerce and multi-channel retail experiences providing best-in-class digital experiences

  • Design retail experiences that provide clients with inspiring and engaging environments and celebrate the brand positioning

  • Effectively manage the marketing and e-commerce budget, maximizing the return on investment across short and long term objectives

  • Provide insights and analysis of customer behavior, merchandising performance and market trends that lead to a sustainable competitive advantage

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to define and achieving quarterly, annual and long-range business goals

Does this sound like you?

This might be you if you have the following skills and abilities...

  • 10+ years of related marketing experience in a multi-channel retail environment

  • B.S. in marketing or related field

  • Strong project management expertise

  • Analytical skills with the ability to proactively identify trends and make decisions accordingly

  • Excellent interpersonal (both verbal and written) skills and comfortable presenting across all levels within the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to hire, train, and develop a high performing marketing team

  • Ability to present at the executive level and serve as a spokesperson

  • Strong understanding of marketing analytics

  • Experience creating and managing a department budget

  • Ability to travel as needed

As a Vice President, Marketing, you'll be eligible for DWR's comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, parental leave, green transit subsidy and more.

Design Within Reach provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.


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