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Vice President – Product Development

Location: Carle Place, NY
Department: Product Development
Hours: Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting directly to the President, Consumer Floral Brand, the VP of Product Development will be a key partner in propelling 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Consumer Floral Brand forward. He/she will lead and manage the development of all new and existing product lines for the brand by ensuring the development of a robust product innovation pipeline and strengthening the existing line. He/she will work closely with other functional areas to lead the successful commercialization and build out the product roadmap and deliver on the business objectives.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • History of driving innovation and challenging convention.
  • Highly creative with a strong sense of brand awareness and deep understanding of and passion for the consumer.
  • Combination of visionary creativity and strong analytical business skills. A proven track record in profitably building specialty retail in a fast-paced multi-channel environment a must. Demonstrated high taste level in product development and merchandising for a rather affluent consumer base ($75K+ average income) a must. Very in tune with consumer, style, design trends.
  • Recognized as a visionary, one who can communicate his/her perspective successfully as well as inspire new thinking and breakthrough ideas.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills; strong team management and development skills.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, results-driven, entrepreneurial environment.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

  • Successful track record of 10-15+ years leading the development of new, innovative, branded products
  • Experience with on-line and catalog merchandising development a plus.

TO APPLY :
Send your Cover Letter and Resume, including salary history, to:
Human Resources at
One Old Country Road
Suite 500

Carle Place, NY 11514

Email: careers@1800Flowers.com

Only Qualified Applicants Will Be Contacted.