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Director, Branded Merchandise Strategy
Director of Branded Merchandise Strategy- successfully developing and selling merchandise solutions to Fortune 1000 clients. Proven track record in the planning, negotiating, purchasing and curating of merchandise plans to drive revenue for clients.
- Account Evaluation and Expansion through Strategic Merchandising
- Experienced in Presenting Merchandising and Buying Plans to C Level Globally
- Experienced in Creative Concept Development, Presentation and Execution
- Experienced in Developing Branded Merchandise Strategies that Integrate & Enhance Marketing Campaigns
- Consultative Selling for Large Recognition Programs
- Budget Management, Inventory Management and Account Profitability
- Strong Negotiation Skills with Vendors
InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: INWK) is the leading global marketing execution firm for Fortune 500 brands across a wide range of industries. As a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution, the company leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise to streamline the creation, production, and distribution of branded materials, signage and displays, retail experiences, events and promotions, and packaging across every major market worldwide.
Director of Branded Merchandise Strategy for INWK
I develop, lead and present all new business development merchandise presentations to prospective clients worldwide. This entails creative concepting, merchandise strategy as well as presenting our capabilities in this vertical.
After winning new business I lead our merchandising teams in developing merchandise plans, inventory forecasting, vendor negotiations and merchandise buying for our clients.
I am responsible for staying current of trends in the marketplace, whether that be retail, design, tech etc. all industries that would influence merchandise trends. I am responsible for providing new sales tools to our sales teams to help them communicate our capabilities and successes in the marketplace.
I have been a critical component in winning many global branded merchandise programs, including Mondelez, John Deere, Novartis, IHG and Quiksilver to name a few. These programs are all $10M + as well as being global merchandise programs. I am responsible in making sure our global sourcing teams are executing to our client's expectations.