Fashion

Fulltime
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Job# 20991
Contact# 5963603

Head of Shoes

Company Overview:

Our client is a luxury lifestyle brand that embodies personal style and sensibility with a vintage flare.  The collections, known for vibrant color, print and eclectic details, include ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags and accessories.  Their designs can be seen on the most A-list celebrities or dancing across the pages of high-fashion magazines.

Position Overview:

In this role you will be developing and executing on strategies to source, develop and close new business in shoes.

Responsibilities:

  • Keep in touch with clients to ensure satisfaction
  • Provide regular feedback to the product and client services team on how to improve the offering based on prospective and current client questions and issues
  • Build, train and manage the shoe sales team as they scale
  • Oversee budget and operations
  • Define compensation and incentive strategies
  • Work with the executive team to refine pricing, positioning, product features and materials before the marketing function is fully established

Key Qualifications:

  • Must have Nordstrom relationships
  • 7+ years experience starting or running a successful fashion/luxury company
  • People-person with deep integrity and a love of building trusted relationships
  • Highly organized, task-focused and self-motivated
  • A fantastic written and verbal communicator
  • Skilled at translating complex topics into simple ones