Fashion

Fulltime
PA, US
07-06-2018
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Job# 29610 BH# 355175
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VP, Apparel Design | Sports Apparel | Full-time | Philadelphia, PA

Client Overview: 

Our client is a leading specialty retailer creating the latest apparel and accessories.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for leading the global product strategy and seasonal vision for apparel, headwear, and accessories.

*MUST have heavy design AND sports apparel background

Responsibilities:

• Manage the global product strategy and seasonal vision for apparel, headwear, and accessories and work with design and development teams for execution

• Oversee objectives, policies, budgets, and operating plans and direct the implementation and achievement for all branded and licensed products

• Direct daily operations of the headwear team, including design, development, product marketing, operations, quality control, and sourcing

• Lead product management to deliver quality products to create demand in the marketplace and work with the Senior Director of Apparel Product to manage the apparel department’s budget

• Collaborate with the CEO and strategic business partners to plan, establish, and open new channels of business

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred

• 15+ years’ product design and development experience -- MUST have heavy design AND sports apparel background

•  10+ years’ senior management experience

•  Strong understanding of product development, manufacturing, and retail process

•  Sporting goods retail experience preferred