1+ months

Senior Manager - Location Strategy

Walt Disney Studios
Orlando, FL 32806
The Global Product Creation (GPC) team creates, develops, and brings to life Disney merchandise across Disney Parks, Disney Stores, shopDisney, and licensed products sold all across the world. The Location Strategy team contributes in the connection of GPC strategies with Profit Center goals.

The Senior Manager will lead a team of Location Strategy Managers to grow profit center and location specific retail vision. Lead site-wide long-term strategies and project efforts; partner with Finance, Revenue Management and Retail Store Design. Lead integration efforts with D&OS and Commercial.

You will report to the Director, Location Strategy.

**Responsibilities :**

+ Develop the master plan "vision" for a profit center that supports LTP/AOP site level and retail segment goals. Promote IFP and Capital plan to support LTP at the site level.

+ Create profit center vision and brand essence for retail that links to store level assortment profiles.

+ Develop the retail location strategy, supported by an analytical foundation, to justify retail master plan (rehabs, store closing/openings and new concepts).

+ Develop profit-center specific assortment strategies in partnership with Owned and Operated Merchandising, Allocation, Store Operations and the Commercial team.

+ Lead property specific strategic input to key partner teams at critical quarterly development steps and micro-steps.

+ Build relationship with DO&S, Commercial and Marketing teams to drive site-wide product marketing and awareness.

+ Evaluate profit center specific assortment needs and formulate/adjust strategy changes as needed to improve financial performance (long-range & in-season).

+ Partner with the Allocation team to ensure execution of strategies and drive in-season business.

+ Develop stage plan / product flow calendar in partnership with Visual Presentation.

+ Drive weekly & quarterly property specific business and strategy meetings.

+ Review weekly and monthly reporting and create/communicate action plans to drive business performance.

+ Establish and direct career development of self and direct reports.

**Basic Qualifications :**

+ Lead a team in high-volume areas.

+ Demonstrated leadership in a project and analytical role.

+ Excellent relationship, teamwork, influencing and mentoring skills.

+ Create the vision for new opportunities and ability to build the business case to support.

+ Knowledge of merchandise planning, merchandise math, forecasting, and trend analysis.

+ Merchandising skills (business development).

+ Focus on big picture vision.

+ Domestic/International travel may be required.

**Preferred Education :**

4-year degree or equivalent, management experience

**Additional Information :**

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

This position is located in Orlando, FL.


**Job ID:** 983559BR

**Location:** Orlando,Florida

**Job Posting Company:** Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.


Posted: 2022-06-07 Expires: 2022-09-05

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