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Oakley Trade Marketing Manager - Optical Channel

Date: Nov 1, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10018

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 85558 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Trade Marketing Manager will manage the trade marketing deployment, forecasting, execution and delivery of all trade marketing materials for all North America Channels of Trade (Dept Stores, E-commerce, Key Accounts and Independents). Lead the development and execution of in-store events/programs designed to drive business by account, including sales contests, holiday promotions, seasonal events, etc.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and define trade marketing strategy within the NA Optical Channel and create initiatives to ensure proper alignment to the Brand business and marketing strategy to meet brand, customer and consumer expectations.
  • Manage the strategic development and execution of well-conceived rollout plans (end-to-end) and budgets, aligning cross-functional teams towards a flawless execution of the strategy, maximizing profitability and ROI.
  • Create a tiered approach to budget and execution of all NA plans.
  • Lead development of various merchandising materials for the field sales force (ie., sales brochures, etc.)
  • Ensures availability of appropriate trade materials, displays and other POP materials for the field sales team.
  • Track competitive activity, category issues, retail environment and provide feedback.
  • Develop tools to promote sell-out (POP, contests, events).
  • Provide the brand with supporting analysis as needed for working sessions on marketing/sales/business strategy.
  • Define regular communication flows and shared KPIs with all relevant teams (brand, corporate trade marketing, commercial leadership, etc.
  • Fiscally responsible for the creation and tracking of trade marketing budget (in line with commercial sales plan).
  • Generate new approaches, unique ideas and creative strategies and executions driving new levels of consumer engagement.  
  • Allocate displays, POP, GWP and other promotional tools by tiering out all executions.
  • Integrate “Regulator” for tracking, ROI and allotment purposes.
  • Track and monitor Displays and POP.
  • Responsible for 2 direct reports—a specialist for the US business and a consultant for Canada Optical.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS/BA in a business or marketing discipline.
  • 5-7+ years of exp. in trade-marketing, marketing leadership, regional trade or global trade marketing.
  • Proven track record of leading multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints and within budget parameters.
  • Detail oriented with budget management and reporting skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed for regional meetings, trainings, field visits, etc. (30-50% of time)
  • Ability to forecast a number of tools and work with sales reps to determine the trade needs for the US market.
  • Solid understanding of Marketing dynamics and how these apply in a commercial driven environment, to achieve Brand results with Sales results as opposed to one versus the other.
  • Experience developing well-conceived and successful rollout plans for commercial initiatives.
  • Influencing skills and experienced team player.
  • Well developed, verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications – especially PowerPoint and Excel.

 

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 TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

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.

 

 Communications; Marketing; Strategy/Planning 


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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