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Strategic Planning Director

Company:
BA&SH
Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Posted:
November 06, 2018

Description:

Ba&sh America Corp. leads the development of famous Parisian women wear brand ba&sh in North America, operating 5 points of sales in the U.S., in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. Found in more than 400 points of sales around the world, the ba&sh style remains distinctly Parisian, uniting an expression of freedom with an easy, joyful elegance.

The brand is seeking a Strategic Planning Director highly experienced for the fashion industry to direct the short and long term development of our brand in the U.S. market.

Scope of position

The Strategic Planning Director will be responsible for the creation and implementation of strategic growth opportunities and initiatives. This position is also responsible for managing resources, processes, and systems to support profitable business growth and improve our competitive position. S/He must have excellent proven leadership abilities of large retail fashion development projects as well as extensive knowledge of the fashion industry, sophisticated analytics and a great sense of development. We desire a team player with excellent communication, management, business, analytical, presentation and fashion-sense skills.

Required Skills, Education & Experience:

• Advanced Degree in Business, Marketing or Management from a highly ranked university required. Master’s Degree preferred.

• Minimum of 2 years of experience in higher management positions, managing opening projects, and requiring strategic planning, business management, corporate leadership, legal proficiency, and financial decision-making - preferred in fashion, cosmetics, and beauty industries.

• Must have 5 years experience in retail management and business development strategies, financial and legal analysis, setting and achieving performance goals, product marketing, customer relations, implementation of new efficient business and operations strategies, stores coordination, and personnel supervision.

• International proven experience with business development for global fashion chains and with department stores required.

• Excellent leadership proficiency, supervisory skills, ability to lead staff, and positively influence employees’ behavior.

• Strong project management, planning, analytical, computer, and problem-solving abilities.

• Hardworking professional, exceptionally self-motivated, directed, detail and results oriented.

• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French to liaise and communicate with the Company’s headquarter located in France, including with French speaking higher management, and various other departments with ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

• International experience greatly favored.

Contact:

Please mail resume to: ba&sh, Attn: Sarah Benady, 6 St Johns Ln, New York, NY 10013.