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Company (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Company, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!
Deliver Private Brands’ goals in assigned categories: sales, margin contribution, and share.
Lead a cross-functional team of analysts, product development, supply chain to develop and introduce new products, improve existing products, and effectively market and promote the brand(s) to consumers.
Work closely with category buyers to develop annual business and promotional plans to achieve financial goals.
Create external and in store marketing programs to support brand growth objectives.
Develop business reviews (category assessments) to identify private brand opportunities.
Ensure business plan is executed properly: pricing, distribution, promotion plan, etc.
Negotiate with key suppliers to create products and marketing programs.
Demonstrated ability to manage brands across multiple categories
Advanced skills in category analysis, planning, forecasting and budgeting
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High degree of initiative, along with excellent execution capabilities
Good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective business relationships at all levels of the company and in the supplier community
Excellent project management, leadership, and supervisory skills
Syndicated research experience with good understanding of marketing, merchandising, and retail
Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Management or related field. 7+ years of relevant experience in brand/category management required. Previous experience as a Buyer or Brand Manager in a Retail environment.
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