Vice President Global Marketing
Greater Toronto Area
Our client is recognized as one of the world's most innovative designers and manufacturers of home products. The brand is easily recognizable for its unique, modern style and appreciated for its affordability in price. Based in Toronto, Canada, our client currently distributes in over 120 countries across the world with offices in Europe, Canada, the United States, and further abroad.
Our client is seeking an accomplished marketing leader to join their global executive team who shares a passion for design. Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Vice President Global Marketing will collaborate closely with the in-house design team and ideally thrive in an entrepreneurial, innovative, fast moving culture that is focused on global expansion.
The Vice President Global Marketing will have accountability for the annual business plan and commercial plans, and for leadership for e-commerce, social marketing, graphics, visual marketing and the China e-commerce team. The role will oversee the marketing team of 30 professionals and be responsible for 8 direct reports.
The Ideal Candidate:
+ University degree in Business/Commerce, Marketing or Business Administration.
+ An experienced marketer, strategist and business builder with 10+ years' senior marketing management experience.
+ Experience gained in a product focused e-commerce organization, ideally combined with business-to-consumer marketing leadership experience. Additional experience in the sales function is an asset.
+ Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing comprehensive strategic marketing and commercial leadership priorities to advance an organization's mission and goals.
+ An achiever with a track record of developing and growing brands / portfolio management through the creation and execution of sound strategy. Ideation to commercialization is required.
+ Action oriented with a drive to innovate and implement strategies in a competitive environment.
+ Experience operating / collaborating with operations outside of Canada, specifically in the USA, Europe and Asia. The incumbent will be globally minded.
+ The ideal candidate will bring strong financial assessment, budgeting and financial monitoring skills.
+ Organizationally astute, they have superior influencing, collaboration and communication skills and will be able to build strong working relationships across all levels within the business and communicate effectively with external customers and suppliers.
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