Retail/Ecommerce Operations Manager

Glendale, CA | Freelance | Job ID #53279 |
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Our client, an Entertainment Company, is seeking a freelance Operations Product Manager to join the team.

  • Support Sr. Manager in developing business and assortment strategies for assigned accounts including franchise and product-line direction to external accounts, as well as internal cross-functional partners, to meet financial needs of the business.
  • Work closely with integrated retail teams and cross functional partners including online ecommerce store teams, Licensing Teams, Franchise, Product Development Teams and Retail Marketing.
  • Develop and maintain departmental strategies actively working to apply financial insights, consumer insights, and product trend information, as well as support the divisional strategies and overall Integrated Retail vision to validate strategies.
  • Analyze retail and consumer trends in the industry to help shape the account strategies, drive innovation, and identify new opportunities.
  • Drive account initiatives to achieve financial objectives for assigned accounts, including fixture planning, visual merchandising, marketing, franchise and product category direction.
  • Present quarterly product assortment to account buyers in collaboration with internal sales teams
  • Present quarterly departmental strategies and hindsight business reviews to Senior Management and cross-functional teams.
  • Lead cross-functional team in mitigating account chargebacks to ensure fair and equitable charges are applied or returned.
  • Determine wholesale cost structure to maximize profitability for company while ensuring appropriate margins for retail accounts.
  • Execute to key milestones, meeting requirements to support delivery of merchandise to assigned accounts.
  • Perform gap analysis to drive business.


  • 5-7 years buying or product management experience in mid to large size company
  • Experience working with Target preferred
  • Experience working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to flex from strategic to task oriented skills
  • Good computer skills in Excel, Outlook, Power Point, AS400 is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • People oriented team player

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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