Kohler Showroom & Design Director (Remote)
Location: Kohler, WI
Reporting to the VP & GM - Consumer Channels, Kitchen & Bath
North America, you will have responsibility for Kohler Signature
Stores including developing and driving strategic marketing
activities such as customer acquisition and conversion strategies,
programs and promotions targeted for consumers and trade
You will be responsible for identifying customer needs and
business opportunities and guiding product assortment,
merchandising and store operations. The efforts of this position
will significantly contribute to meeting or exceeding established
Kohler Co. and partner sales, profitability, and customer service
* Responsible for executing programs and promotions to drive
growth in Kitchen and Bath Americas through Kohler Signature
Stores. * Accountable to provide vision, guidance and direction in
the development of general plans, budgets and strategies; assess
the effectiveness of performance of programs; allocate resources
appropriately and evaluate results; ensure proper coordination with
related businesses. * Monitors the success, impact, and
contribution of all programs, effectively communicating this
information to management. * Develops strategies and support
programs to increase penetration of Kitchen and Bath products to
include pricing and quoting strategies, omni-channel marketing
programs, and communication pieces. * Properly present and protect
the KOHLER and Sterling brand, driving growth and positioning. *
Ensure the development of POP and merchandising for channel
customers that drives sales and is "on brand." * Prepare an annual
program plan for Kohler Signature Stores. * Provide guidance and
assistance to sales and marketing managers to promote Kohler
products in accordance with established objectives. * Monitor
competitor promotions for each product group. Apprise product
management of competitor activities and changes in the marketplace.
* Serve as a liaison between sales and product management. Provide
product management with ongoing analyses and evaluations of
performance of programs, trends, potential demand, and competition,
making recommendations to increase sales. * Monitor activity of key
manufacturing competitors, develop and implement initiatives to
combat those competitors, and report this information to Senior
* Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field. * 10+ years
of experience in retail operations, sales, marketing, channel
marketing, and/or product development with progressively more
responsibility and a track record of results. * Salesforce CRM
platform experience a plus. * Minimum of 3 years of experience with
P&L and/or budgeting. * People leadership experience required.
* Possess a keen analytical mind, be strong on planning, detail,
and accuracy, and be a demonstrably creative thinker. * Possess
substantial skills in written and oral communication with all
levels of management and with outside contacts. * Ability to travel
to Stores, customer and market visits as needed, 25 - 50%.
* MBA/MS. * 5+ years of experience with P&L and/or
budgeting. * Cross-functional experience and post graduate training
in marketing or management.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without
requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
Why Work at Kohler Co.?
Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of
gracious living for those who are touched by our products and
services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates'
development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in
each individual's personal development and the opportunity to
collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.
In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers
a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision,
dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!
Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly
offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to
our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about
our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.
It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified
personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed,
religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran
status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable
accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact
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opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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