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Business Manager - Retail / E-commerce

Job Title: Business Manager - Retail / E-commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, NY
Industry:
Salary: $90,000 - $100,000 USD
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BMRE-NY
Contact Name: Juliet O'Halloran
Contact Email: juliet@savvycreativeglobal.com
Job Published: November 08, 2019 04:38

Job Description

SUPPORTING WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Rare opportunity for a Business Manager who thrives in a start-up, entrepreneurial environment to oversee all operations, business development & team development for a mission-led business in New York. Reporting into the Managing Director & CEO, you will be working closely with the global team to grow the overall business; this may include administrative support, talent acquisition and onboarding, liaison work, on-the-ground support in the US, market research, scouting for other strategic partnerships, leasing office and retail space.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all operation functions of the New York office and team
  • Drive business development and represent the company in the broader female entrepreneurship and empowerment community offline and online, including social media
  • Implement merchandising, product assortment and buying strategy 
  • Identify & onboard new partners
  • Deliver against monthly metric-driven targets including that of revenue, gross margin, number of merchants, products, etc.
  • Set reporting and analysis standards and provide regular updates of KPIs
  • Work closely with other members of the teams and the group to grow the overall business; this may include administrative support, talent acquisition and onboarding, liaison work, on-the-ground support in the US, market research, scouting for other strategic partnerships, leasing office and retail space
  • Proactively communicate progress with the team via formal and informal channels

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Marketing or other relevant liberal arts.
  • 5+ years experience managing business functional teams in which a minimum of 2+ years in Merchandising / Retail / eCommerce
  • Experience in delivering against strategy and pre-set KPIs
  • Proven organisational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Familiarity with all business functions including HR, finance, supply chain and IT