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Director Strategy (Business Development)

Date: Jun 5, 2019

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 101651 
Store #130021 Target Field Mgmt - OH CSC 


At Target Optical, we help people see and look great – and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people’s vision fun.


Love fashion? We’ve got you covered.  Want to be the boss of your day? We love your thinking. We are part of eyewear industry leader, Luxottica, so there is plenty of opportunities to grow your career.


There’s always more to see at Target Optical – more style, more fun, and more opportunities to find a career that fits your already-full life. Put your career in focus with us!



The Director of Business Development will lead the identification, evaluation, prioritization, development and launch of new strategic business initiatives, investments and/or partnerships which are accretive to the brand P&L. This position leads strategic collaboration across the company, within the brand and with key external partners related to new business investments or opportunities.



  • Source new growth opportunities through analyzing industry trends, the competitive landscape, and key industry players
  • Drive growth by identifying, executing, and managing strategic partnerships in collaboration with business leaders and cross-functional teams
  • Develop and present investment business plans for strategic investment activity
  • Present and negotiate with Executive Leaders (internally and externally)
  • Develop and build strategic partnerships to support and enhance prioritized business opportunities
  • Support the RLB GM and VP Business Development in the development of various areas of internal strategic growth, including but not limited to 3 year planning, assessing brand portfolio and inclusion of new revenue streams that can lead to new paths of servicing the customer and increasing the organic sales growth
  • Support growth initiatives in new categories or channels
  • Drive and manage complex new work streams within the business to drive business growth
  • Build organizational & operational requirements from concept to launch for new business initiatives while working in collaboration with broad cross functional team
  • Develop and lead the project schedule along with project milestones, risks, and dependencies on critical strategic initiatives for the brand
  • Support the implementation of approved new business initiatives by executing the strategic plans and business terms that have been agreed upon
  • Provide thought leadership in new and innovative trends and businesses models
  • Track emerging market trends and innovation as well as the competitive landscape



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years in developing business initiatives
  • Strong communication skills:
    • Writes and presents effectively;
    • Strong ability to adapt delivery and style to fit the audience and message;
    • Able to deliver messages that are well received and clearly understood
  • Entrepreneurial drive and analytical mindset



  • MBA
  • Top-tier strategy consulting experience
  • Able to find solutions to difficult and highly complex problems
  • Able to extract information quickly, fill in gaps, when working in situations where limited data is available
  • Demonstrated success in problem solving, collaboration and communication
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify/address problems and meet deadlines
  • Able to define an effective process, work flow, and systems design; and capable of developing measurable metrics to track progress


Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.




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