Head, Marketing & Brand (Female)

Montaigne Place is Nigeria’s largest luxury skincare, cosmetic, fragrance, and well-being retail company. Founded on the vision to provide luxury at its best, Montaigne Place provides an exceptional sophisticated shopping experience with our exclusive offers. Montaigne Place currently has luxury retail outlets across Nigeria. Our brand’s portfolio cuts across different categories.

Job Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Job Description

Develops and executes strategies for the development of Montaigne target market at both corporate and outlet level.
Proactively identifies and develops opportunities to build business for Montaigne through the introduction of new products and services, as well as enhancements to existing product/service lines.
Responsible for coordinating and driving all activities required to prepare and open retail branches.
Job Responsibilities
Merchandise Planning and Management:

Liaise with the manufacturing/supply arm of Montaigne on orders, quantities, designs/assortments, delivery dates and payment terms in conjunction with the Managing Director
Responsible for developing a price point policy by harmonising / aligning prices of distinct items of stock and determining standard marginal prices for all items
Promote or reduces the prices of slower-selling lines while monitoring best selling lines
Set and adjust prices and decide markdowns in conjunction with the Managing Director
Develop merchandise budget for appropriate periods
Work with Inventory Administrator to plan stock levels, move stock and making sure that the best selling items are always available
Supervise the creation of visual displays and the overall appearance of each outlet.
Marketing Planning and Management:

Responsible for researching the dynamics of the target market of Montaigne i.e. buying behaviour, purchasing power, age range, social status, profession etc. so as to develop marketing strategies to fit their unique lifestyles
Utilize sales report from outlets to analyze customer insight and develop recommendations to ensure that business objectives are met.Identify new markets that might enhance the organisation’s bottom line
Gather sales information from previous years to know statistics on returns, markdowns, and any inventory carry over
Create an annual marketing plan and a budget to facilitate it Interacts with the design team on trend information i.e. new designs, latest wears and plan accordingly.
Brand Management:

Develop and manage the Montaigne brand and all brands in the company’s portfolio
Design and execute schedule for marketing/promotion of all company brands in all the outlets and their environs
Designs and execute marketing strategies for all new designs to reach customers and communicate brand message
Communicates with all outlets to ensure strategy integration and messaging aligns with overall Montaigne objective
Designs and execute schedule for mass marketing/promotion of Montaigne in all the branches and their environs.
Key Performance Indicators

Market share% Increase in sales and margin from promotions.
Launch of a customer loyalty scheme.
Number of new customers added to data base.
Number of new markets/outlets opened.
Number of new products as a result of researches.
Aligned marketing goals to overall organization objectives.
Job Requirements
Minimum Education Qualifications:

B.Sc or HND in Marketing or related discipline.
M.Sc / MBA or its equivalent would be an added advantage.
Required Experience:

6 – 8 years cognate experience in a marketing role.
Required Competencies:

Sales and marketing
Customer service
Communications and media
Administration and Management
Public relations.
Other Requirements:

Candidate must be a FEMALE, for gender balance
Must live within Lekki axis, Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Gbagada, Yaba and its environs.

Communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Leadership qualities
Negotiation skills
IT skills
Relationship management.
Application Deadline
1st October, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: careers@montaigneplace.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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