Director, Retail And Marketing
Employer: Sony Pictures Entertainment Job Posted: 1/24/2020
Location: Culver City, CA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information, go to

Key Responsibilities:

• Strategic leader for Sony Consumer Products (Hardlines, Softlines and Publishing) at retail accounts such as JCPenney’s, Macy’s, Michael’s, Claire’s, Walgreen’s, Hot Topic and others
• Responsible for building and driving Multi-Category Program Development – from ideation and strategy to executional tactics, to achieve/support organizational objectives for market share, volume, revenue, operating income and brand awareness.
• Responsible for the retail development budget of assigned accounts and ensuring that the revenue goals are being achieved
• Cultivates and fosters strong working relationships with retailer buyers, marketing managers, and key agencies/suppliers
• Ability to influence the account by selling-in key programs
• Applies financial acumen and analytical skills to build a successful strategy
• Manages marketing programs that cross multiple business segments and IP for Sony film and television franchises for the consumer products department - in-store, online, social, and PR
• Works comfortably with licensees and specific category experience in Hardlines, Softlines and/or Publishing
• Travel is required

Education and Experience Requirements:

• A bachelor’s degree is required, MBA preferred
• 6-10+ years of Retail Development experience and industry knowledge
• Experience within the consumer brand/CPG space highly preferred
• Cross category programs and experience highly preferred
• A strong understanding of key softlines categories is highly preferred
• Experience with managing publicity, digital and retail marketing campaigns as part of programs
• Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) is required.
• Proven presentation skills with executive presence and leadership; ability to appropriately influence and drive results with key stakeholders
• Proven track record of developing and presenting a compelling marketing strategy and content presentation at a buyer/marketing manager level meeting
• Fluency with PowerPoint is a must

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