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J.Crew Manager - Brand & Partnership Marketing in New York, New York

Company:

JCrew

Location:

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:

Dec 23, 2020

Manager - Brand & Partnership Marketing

BRAND AND PARTNERSHIPS MARKETING MANAGER

WHO WE ARE

We make timeless clothes that last a lifetime…then pair them with of-the-moment styles season after season, decade after decade. We think that distinct heritage pairs perfectly with modern design and fabric technology. We believe in feel-good color…

Even if black or navy makes you feel best, we’re here for that. We’re the experts in signature categories: cashmere, coats, blazers, pants—and we also collaborate with the coolest brands out there because we know that creativity is contagious. We consider leopard a neutral, speak stripes fluently and live for a great gingham. We believe in looking like a million bucks, not spending it—which is why we go the extra mile to source the absolute best fabrics at the most accessible prices. We also know that we have a responsibility to the planet and to humanity to choose eco-friendly fabrics and to support our factory workers, without compromise. We’ve had your back for over 35 years, and we’re convinced there’s no better expert on our clothes than you, our customer.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The Brand and Partnerships Marketing Manager will lead the development of the brand positioning and assortment architecture for cross channel product categories. The role will lead the life cycle brand vision including product research and ideation, go-to-market launch campaigns, continued vertical growth and development, and ongoing consumer research and analysis on performance.

THINK YOU WOULD ENJOY DOING THIS?

  • Partner with brand team on brand and product strategy, reporting into Senior Manager Brand Marketing

  • Lead planning with research and analytic teams to develop multi-year innovation marketing calendar

  • Assist in development of vision, overarching brand messaging strategy, and omnichannel positioning for product storytelling

  • Spearhead marketing planning and brand campaign concepting/development in conjunction with marketing cross-functional teams including PR, creative, performance marketing, social, CRM, and retail marketing teams

  • Develop category and product playbook including internal and external communication and advertising guidelines, product priorities and competitive positioning

  • Support content ideation & strategy

  • Lead social media marketing strategy with social media head overseeing planning and execution of all owned channels

  • Lead research and concepting of brand relevant partnerships

  • Oversee day-to-day budget management needs

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree

  • 6 years of work experience

  • Budget/revenue management experience and/or store marketing experience is a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, creative, out of the box thinker and an ability to maximize a limited budget

  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational/Project Management skills required

  • Adaptability and multi-tasking capability, with solid time management

  • Thrive in an environment of changing situations and priorities

  • Ability to synthesize large quantities of data and develop hypotheses which are both practical and effective

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a collaborative environment and dynamically align to changing business conditions

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

  • High-energy, positive self-starter who is willing to go above and beyond to make a difference in a growing organization

  • Creative problem solver and decision maker with a proven track record of delivering results

  • Proven ability to handle time-sensitive projects and prioritize multiple objectives simultaneously, to work independently, and to drive projects to completion with minimum guidance and acute attention to detail

  • Confident, out of the box thinker with excellent verbal and written communication eager to share and advocate for well-constructed opinions

  • Exceptional organizational/ project management skills required

  • Ability to think strategically but act tactically and evaluate tradeoffs

  • Understanding of the J.Crew customer and passion for the brand

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (modeling, v-lookup, pivot tables) and PowerPoint

YES AGAIN? Then you’d be a great addition to the team! Please click the apply button to submit your application.

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

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