• Cirque du Soleil
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time

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Directeur principal - Merchandising mondial | Senior Director - Global Merchandising. Life at Cirque is about sharing our passion and about creating wonder with talented colleagues, all the while delivering at the highest quality in a fast-moving environment. Boldness and curiosity are a part of our DNA and hopefully a part of yours too. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, shift trajectories, have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves and meet new challenges.. Working with the Global Vice President Merchandising & Food and Beverage Operations, the Senior Director will be responsible for the product development and procurement for global markets in all categories, including Ecommerce. To this end, he/she will supervise the buying team in the development of all products (Apparel, Accessories, Home, Souvenirs, Media, etc.) including domestic and international sourcing and brand positioning. He/she will ensure there is a cohesive strategy from both a brand and financial perspective to drive revenues and net profitability.. Roles and Responsibilities. More specifically, the Director will be responsible for:. Domestic and international sourcing and procurement management for all products for retail sale at all resident and touring shows;. Awareness and application of merchandise industry trends and inclusion in assortments where relevant;. Basic understanding of entertainment retail KPI's;. Create and present merchandise strategy to Sr. management as required;. Provide strong leadership and develop merchandising team;. Communicates vision for visual display with merchandise operations staff;. Ensure timely delivery of all products;. Awareness of all Cirque brand initiatives and inclusion of concepts in retail items where applicable;. Sales/inventory planning and analysis at department, class, item and venue levels;. Ecommerce assortment planning & strategy lead;. Sales/inventory planning, forecasting and analysis at department, class, item and venue levels;. Travel to industry trade shows as required;. Develops marketing and promotional plans for brick and mortar and Ecommerce platform;. P&L creation and management and monthly review/forecast in conjunction with Director Global Planning and VP Global Merchandising;. Drive strong $ per sq. ft. through strategic product placement.. We would like to meet you if you have/are:. A minimum of 15 years of progressive responsibility in traditional and/or non-traditional retail outlets, with a focus on exclusive, brand relevant content; preferably in the entertainment or attraction industry.. Strong retail system functional knowledge;. Hard goods sourcing a strong asset (Home, gifts, toys, novelties, souvenirs);. Proven experience in all aspects of retail including wholesale, Ecommerce and licensing;. Ability to manage and develop up to 15 direct reports;. Outstanding analytical skills to maximize opportunities;. Maintain appropriate inventory levels with minimizing risk and maximizing cash flow;. Proven experience in merchandising with high-profile brands within a fast moving residential and touring; show environment. Familiarity with promoter and 3rd party business models and operations as content owner;. Bachelor's degree in business administration, merchandising or a related field;. Available to travel as needed;. Relocation package could be considered for the ideal candidate;. Advanced knowledge of all MS Office, Photo Shop programs.. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is much more than just a show: it's also you. At the centre of Cirque's creative energy are talented people with a passion for challenging their own limits. You will love to:. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group (English: \"Circus of the Sun\", English pronunciation: /'sI@rk du: soU'leI/), is a Canadian entertain...
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