DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - TECH

A brand new social shopping platform is looking for a Director of Business Development to onboard fashion brands, manage the team and drive the online business overall. This person must have multi-brand relationships together with extensive e-comm experience. This is a unique opportunity to be the first of a large team of executives involved in launching this brand. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

·      Source and onboard relevant brands and products in the fashion and accessory categories for our subscription box platform.

·      Build and manage a team of account managers who will support our brand partners via a digital dashboard to analyze data and insights.

·      Work cross-functionally with stylists, operations and tech team to give feedback and implement best e-comm practices.

 

REQUIREMENTS

·      5+ years in multi-brand management and/or merchandising, e-Commerce/subscription model experience preferred

·      Strong existing contacts and relationships in fashion and accessories required

·      Bachelor's degree (preferably in Sales, Communications or Marketing)

·      Confident negotiating complex deals with vendors to secure fulfillment agreements

·      Strong management experience building, leading and managing high performing teams

·      Exposure overseeing a P&L and/or working alongside a Merchandising Planner preferred

·      Previous experience with planning and buying a plus. 

OTHER DETAILS

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Employment: Full-time