International Retail Development Director
Retail - Marketing, PR & Advertising - FMCG / Consumer Goods
£150k

Job Title: 
International Retail Development Director
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Retail
Marketing, PR & Advertising
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£150k
Bonus: 
Base Salary: £150,000 Benefits: Executive Package
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
IRDD/948/10
About this position: 

Our client is a highly successful British Apparel brand with a global presence. To support continued growth across all channels, they are looking to appoint a Retail Development Director to drive their international expansion, particularly throughout the US.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the CEO you will have full strategic and budgetary responsibility for retail performance and group development on an international scale, with a focus on the US market.

 

  • You will act as a Group figurehead and key contact with international partners. You will oversee and have full strategic control over the creation and implementation of the company’s retail store expansion plans internationally.
  • You will manage a multisite operation across the globe and work closely alongside board level peers and third parties to ensure that group targets are achieved.
The Person: 
  • Of graduate calibre, you will have Retail and eCommerce fulfilment experience and a proven track record of increasing performance within a FMCG and multichannel Retail environment.

 

  • You will have experience in the design and delivery of an international growth strategy and you have previously demonstrated that you can significantly increase retail performance.

 

  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills with the gravitas to represent the board on the ground.  

 

  • Experience of retail expansion within the US market is preferable.