Shinola is hiring a

Retail Marketing Manager

Chicago, United States

Location: New York or Chicago - preferred 
Reports to:  
VP of Licensing and International
Company: Bedrock Manufacturing - Tom Ford Watch Division 

About Us

Bedrock Manufacturing Company is founded on the belief that products should be well made, beautifully designed, and built to last. Across a growing number of brands, Bedrock stands for skill at scale, the preservation of craft, and the beauty of industry. This position will be supporting the collaboration of Bedrock Manufacturing Company and TOM FORD TIMEPIECES to continue to design and manufacture Swiss-made watches.

About the Position

The Retail Marketing Manager will drive brand awareness and sales through our vendor and retail channels by creating and managing our omnichannel marketing programs. With this position, you will play a pivotal role in our growing luxury brand's continued development and expansion. You are comfortable with working cross-functionally both remotely and from time to time in person. With this position, you will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you will utilize your skillsets of creative problem solving, collaboration, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.  

This full-time position may be based in either New York (preferred) or Chicago. There is an expectation that you will work in the office a few days a month, slight travel may be required but not frequently. This position will be reporting to the president of Tom Ford Watch Company. Key partners include sales, marketing, e-commerce, and operations teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Budget planning & execution

  • Analyze industry and competitor trends to develop a profitable global channel marketing plan
  • Collaborate with the regional sales team to support/manage the daily strategy and direction for budget usage.
  • Strategic-minded approach for the control and planning of the channel marketing spend.
  • Provide risk mitigation solutions and inform the leadership of any potential threats to the plan.

Marketing planning

  • Increase sales and revenue through the development and execution of channel/country/global marketing programs
  • Monitor, understand, and communicate best practices, market trends, industry standards, competitors, and new opportunities cross-functionally
  • Manage channel customer sales contracts and agreements
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement by evaluating existing marketing programs and recommending changes to the sales and marketing teams.

Global Marketing Coordination

  • Ensure alignment with the Global Marketing team by participating in key meetings.
  • Partner with the Director of Marketing & Communications to support the execution of PR programs in the global market.

Development of in-store program

  • Lead the development of a global in-store display program, serving as the key contact for suppliers and securing an ongoing development of the program.
  • Ensure that customers are up to date with new products and enhancements.

Channel Training and Exhibitions

  • Partner with Account Executive to lead the development and execution of training programs for both sales teams and vendors.
  • Attend, develop and execute promotional events such as trade exhibitions

Platform Management

  • Utilize third-party platforms to manage the setup and implementation of new models
  • Drive revenue by analyzing sales, inventory, and advertising/promotion initiatives across third-party platforms. 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or MA/MS in a relevant field, Masters in Business Administration, or higher degrees in marketing or related fields – preferred not required
  • Minimum of 5 years in relevant channel marketing roles with consumer good experience
    • Experience in technology, luxury, and/or branded goods industries is a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years of global marketing experience
  • Ability to create engaging and strategic marketing programs
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Positive and collaborative approach

At Bedrock Mfg, we're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization. Research shows that oftentimes women and other minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria. Shinola encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.   

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned.

This job description does not constitute a contract of employment and Bedrock Mfg may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

 

 

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