Director, CPG & New Business Development, Walmart – Arkansas

Viacom - Rogers, AR4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $140,000 a year
Overview and Responsibilities

Leading and owning the business needs and expectation to execute CPG & New Business category strategies and programs in all
Walmart channels for Kids and Adult VNCP IP.
Manage and disruptively grow the VNCP CPG & New Business Categories in all Walmart Platforms: Walmart Stores, and at Sam’s Club.
Develop strategies to enter incremental CPG categories within focus pillars of: Solutions, Items, Seasonal and Promotional buckets.
Proactively suggest category and store-wide opportunities to drive sales.
Partner with and influence cross-category retail development team and retail marketing team to develop and drive execution of programs at retail.
Align VNCP Adult and Kids brands with Walmart priorities and initiatives to drive both modular and promotional business at retail.
Support VNCP international efforts.
Develop strong relationships with merchants and licensee partners to provide regular updates and execute Viacom / Nickelodeon cross-category business/programs.
Partner with internal licensing team to communicate VNCP initiatives at Walmart and develop CPG solutions.
Collaborate with Soft lines, Toy, Entertainment retail development counterparts to achieve communication flow and reach team goals/revenue targets.
Research and brainstorm promotional and innovative product opportunities as well as new partner suggestions within CPG categories.
Proactively monitor and address changes and opportunities in the retail marketplace. Maintain on-going competitive analysis.
Basic Qualifications
4+ years’ experience in licensing, consumer products, retail development, marketing or related field.
Bachelor’s degree.
Additional Qualifications
Global outlook with the ability to excel with a team mentality vs. individual driven attitude.
Results driven mindset.
Decisive with strong analytical, organizational, negotiating and relationship building skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations.
Strategic thinker with ability to put thoughts into action.
Excellent at planning and managing diverse projects with effective time management skills.
Holistic, cross category thinker with the ability to work with and influence cross-functional teams, both internally and externally.
Self-Starter with the ability to take initiative and be resourceful while navigating the organization.
Self-aware, team player with high energy and a passion for product and retail development.
Ability to exercise high degree of professionalism with strong business ethics.
Experience working with Walmart merchants and Walmart Stores, Inc.’s business model and retail structure.
Experience working with CPG categories preferred but not required.
Proven track record of developing and executing successful modular and promotional business.