VP Partner Success, Loop Commerce

Synchrony - Menlo Park, CA3.9

Job Description:
About Loop Commerce

“Acquired by Synchrony in June 2018, Loop Commerce is a transformative force in the $400 billion Gift-Commerce category. The Menlo Park, CA company helps leading brands and retailers like Banana Republic, Target, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus to eliminate the traditional obstacles their customers face when trying to purchase items as gifts. Among its many offerings, Loop Commerce's patented GiftNow® service integrates seamlessly into retailers' stores to offer gift givers enhanced choices at check out, and gives gift recipients options such as changing the size or color of an item before it ships to allow more confident, faster purchase decisions for shoppers and less hassle for recipients. Loop’s GiftNow is fast growing to become the ubiquitous consumer brand and gifting service, implemented and driven by these leading retailers. On the momentum of GiftNow's success, Loop Commerce has recently expanded with its Gift360™ suite of products, to drive further value to retailers and consumers alike, redefining how people buy and receive gifts across the digital and physical worlds. Additionally, ecosystem partners in payments, ad-tech, logistics, social and loyalty and benefiting much from Loop’s technology, capabilities and vast network of leading retailers, and now partnering with Loop to enhance their own businesses.

Loop Commerce and GiftNow have been profiled by numerous news organizations including CNBC, CBS, USA Today, Chain Store Age and Forbes, as changing the game for commerce as it relates to shopping others, and leading the category that is now defined as g-commerce (gift-commerce). The company has also been well recognized in 2016 as the best tech startup in Silicon Valley, and in 2017 was awarded the most innovative company in fintech and commerce. Loop Commerce defines its vibrant culture as being a family-like and fun-loving atmosphere, agile, and focused on defining the leading edge of something meaningful for millions of people. And now, while maintaining it’s start-up culture and fast-pace innovation, Loop has the backing and support of Synchrony to fuel and accelerate its growth and success”.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing the Loop relationship with an assigned retailer or group of retail clients
Maintain relationships through effective and timely communication, attending client meetings, develop product execution strategies/action plans, and ensure Loop strategies are effectively rolled out to retail client(s)
Ability to earn significant relationships within the retailer/brand that can be leveraged to drive the program objectives for Loop
Serve as key point of contact in connecting Loop product offerings with needs of the client
Experience with B2B2C solutions within retail and commerce
Assess client needs, business goals, and opportunities and jointly create and execute a growth plan(s) to align with the overall client business strategy
Lead day-to-day operational aspects of the relationship, including gathering and addressing customer feedback, price management, and business improvement initiatives.
Align with the retail clients on growth metrics, target opportunities & deliver on gifting penetration targets
Leverage marketing and sales playbooks to drive the goals
Partner with sales and marketing to cultivate strong partner connectivity and relationship
Drive incremental sales for retailer through Loop products
Execute on review sessions and KPIs with clients. Incorporate the client’s key business objectives and strategic vision into the planning process to achieve set objectives
Collaborate with the Products team and marketing to share client feedback and drive for continuous improvements.
Develop annual engagement strategies for retail clients to support business goals.
Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of equivalent work experience in Retail, commerce or Financial Services
Minimum of 8 years Client Relationship Management experience, working with enterprise clients and interacting with senior leadership, and driving B2B2C solutions
Willing to travel up to 75% of the time

Desired Characteristics:
Strong interpersonal, communication, training, negotiation and presentation skills
Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
Proven ability to manage geographically dispersed teams
Highly motivated; ability to develop relationships with all management levels internally and with a client

Eligibility Requirements:
You must be 18 years or older
You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process
You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
Effective 1-1-18, new hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance requirement).
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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The salary range for this position is 85,000.00 - 170,000.00 USD Annual

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.

Grade/Level: 12

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