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Manager, Product Development & Digital Merchandising

OXO International Inc.
Full-time
Remote friendly

Join our Marketing team at Helen of Troy and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Osprey, Honeywell, PUR, Braun, Vicks, Hot Tools, Drybar, Curlsmith, and Revlon. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day.

Look around your home, and you'll find us everywhere, in your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!

Position: Manager, Product Development & Digital Merchandising

Department: OXO, Hydro Flask, and Osprey Marketing

Work Location: New York, NY, Bend, OR, Cortez, CO, Hybrid (work 3 days onsite)

Hybrid Schedule: Helen of Troy associates enjoy the advantages and flexibility of a hybrid working model, allowing for in office 3 days minimum, and remote 2 days. Any changes to this working model would be communicated accordingly.

What you will be doing:

The Manager, Product Development & Digital Merchandising will assist Helen of Troy Home & Outdoor brands achieve eCommerce excellence. You will serve a key role in ensuring that our digital shelf is outstanding with an extended apparel and accessories soft goods' assortment. You will work closely with the brand marketing, product development, and DTC teams to develop and implement compelling eCommerce product that will contribute to incremental sales across our brands: Hydro Flask, OXO, and Osprey

  • Serve as the DTC team’s key point of contact for all things related to the branded apparel and accessories portfolio of products

  • Handle project list, new product content kick-offs, timelines and communication with brand design and product development teams

  • Identify assortment opportunities that align with each brand’s values

  • Demonstrate brand stewardship across all touchpoints, working closely with the digital marketing and creative teams to ensure all efforts are on brand and on strategy

  • Biweekly (or as needed) communication to the DTC teams with project updates and achievements

  • Accurate and timely upkeep of project management dashboard

  • Partner with product development and brand marketing teams to identify, curate, align on brand teamwork opportunities to drive both brand awareness and revenue for DTC and other channels

  • Be the brand ambassador and main point of contact as it relates to external communication with brands and license holders

  • Stay up to date on trends within the branded eCommerce and retail landscape in order to provide a point of view on how our digital efforts could be improved as it relates to brand collaborations. This includes regular research and audits of the marketplace and competitive sets

  • Own the go-to-market strategy from beginning to end

  • Partner with the DTC and analytics teams to derive key takeaways from reporting and metrics

  • Regular reporting of marketplace activity in the collaboration space across the outdoor, lifestyle, and athletic categories

  • Partner with the DTC directors, managers and coordinators to drive best in class product site merchandising across all product categories

  • Ensure that the extended apparel and accessories product lines are positioned for discovery, awareness, and success

  • Leverage site analytics, SKU level selling, and inventory position to best update each website with the goal of driving revenue

  • Regular review site navigation, homepage banners and landing pages to ensure standard processes are employed

Skills needed to be successful in this role:

  • Understanding of product development timelines and sourcing

  • Experience with site analytics and ecommerce merchandising best practices

  • Demonstrated outstanding project management, internal coordination and support across cross-functional teams

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4+ years of eCommerce, product, and brand development experience

  • Proficient with MS Office, PowerPoint

  • Proven track record of developing and implementing exceptional content optimized for ecommerce

  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

In Colorado, and New York City, the standard base pay range for this role is $81,983.03 - $159,559.47 annually. This base pay range is specific to Colorado and New York City and may not be applicable to other locations. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to location, experience, skill level, and performance. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees.

Benefits: Salary + Bonus, Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, 401(k) with company match, Basic Life Insurance, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Charitable (volunteer) Leave, and Educational Assistance.

Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands! Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skills, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

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For more information about Helen of Troy, visit www.helenoftroy.com. You can also find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.

We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.

Founded in 1968, Helen of Troy is a prominent player in the global consumer products industry, offering diverse career opportunities across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. We boast a collection of renowned brands such as OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Osprey®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Braun®, Vicks®, Hot Tools®, and Drybar® – many of which rank #1, #2, or #3 in their respective categories, making the Helen of Troy name synonymous with excellence and ingenuity.

At Helen of Troy, our strategy involves acquiring brands that we can integrate and enhance, amplifying their unique attributes to drive growth and profitability. Embracing a culture of collaboration internally and externally, we are committed to providing innovative solutions tailored to consumers, operational excellence, global scalability, and exceptional shared services to support our brand portfolio. This dedication to fostering development and success sets Helen of Troy apart as a pioneer in the industry, propelling our brands to unparalleled heights of success and recognition worldwide.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.