Director of Brands

The Director of Brands is responsible for overseeing daily operations and strategic direction for Kinsey’s Consumer Brands. Primary objectives are to increase sales through the development and execution of multi-channel strategies, strategically manage the global supply chain network, influence product development, and drive the Brands team towards operational results. In additional to top line growth, this position is tasked with producing continued positive returns on investments and overall brand profitability. The Director of Brands will work with the CEO on future brand strategies and direction and the COO on processes and implementation within the larger Kinsey’s structure.

Position Requirements

  • Strong analytical and business skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Self-motivated, dedicated and disciplined
  • Forward thinking and Proactive
  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage needs/relationship of Mass Merchant, Distributors, International accounts, OEM partners, rep group, licenses and royalty relationships, and Prostaff members.
  • Drive sales growth and results.
  • Manage and Optimize Supply Chain through identifying new partnerships, implementing supply chain strategy, maintaining supplier metrics and solving product QC resolutions.
  • Manage new item cycle and yearly projects
  • Manage re-sourcing of existing projects and sourcing new projects
  • Manage packaging development, including tariff, HTS and trade mark research
  • Oversee heavy and inactive inventory and coordinate solutions for moving product
  • Handle high-level trade show planning and consumer event strategy.\
  • Manage marketing initiatives and implementation.
  • Manage Brands team members and drive results in all areas.
  • Travel for consumer events, trade shows and customer/supply chain meetings, expected 6-12 times per year. 

Expectations

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge of Kinsey’s Brands products.
  • Be proficient in computer systems related to operational needs
  • Maintain competitive product pricing by negotiating material and supply costs
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Operate under legal binding Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, odf, txt.