Director of Retail Planning

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Job Posted
Mar 06, 2024
Company: Trulieve

Company & Role Overview

Summary

"Trulieve Grows One Patient at a Time"

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Director of Retail Planning

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Position Summary:

Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze consumer demographic characteristics, sales trends, retail landscape and other relevant data to interpret, financially plan for and react to emerging market trends and conditions
  • Determine appropriate competitive strategies to drive category product development, good/better/best quality merchandise assortment and quantity, purchase, pricing, margin, promotion and clearance to maximize revenue and margin
  • Partner with merchandise planning to develop and implement a balanced investment strategy by category and store type
  • Lead in decision making regarding prices, quantities, freight terms, allowances and product packaging based on the purchasing plan
  • Report to the executive team on the state of the category using financial analysis and other fact-based data in terms of current performance, new styles, trends, promotions, best sellers, etc.
  • Research and shop competitors to ensure the Company is a category value leader
  • Travel to retail store locations as needed to conduct velocity walks; review and evaluate product mix and gain insight regarding quality or other issues and translate those findings into executable plans
  • Provide product development recommendations to the in-house design team; bring fresh perspectives to the table that reflect price point and design trend needs.
  • Serve as the product merchandise advocate for the enterprise stores
  • Ensure all product documentation is complete and on file with required departments
  • Review and approve the accuracy of all strategic and technical information, such as product mix, item selection, item description, price direction, etc., prior to set deadlines
  • Participate, as needed, in planogram and display concept set-up, as well as new store set-up
  • Communicate company and departmental issues and goals and facilitate employee growth and development through weekly team meetings, regular individual employee meetings, coaching, training, and company-offered learning opportunities
  • Manage resources to optimize equipment, facilities, employees, methods, and materials.
  • Demonstrate the Company's Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in purchasing, buying, merchandising, brand management, assortment planning, marketing or related field required
  • Supervisory/Management experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of continuous Improvement
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong skills in agility, along with the ability to pivot easily when directions and priorities changes on short notice
  • Proven ability to interpret analytics to inform, implement and drive strategies
  • Proven ability to effectively lead in a fast-paced, highly dynamic & matrixed environment with a collaborative focus on driving business results
  • Work professionally with customers and co-workers to efficiently serve our customers, treating both with enthusiasm and respect
  • Display empathy, understanding and patience with employees and external customers
  • Respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquiries

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