Manager Financial Services- Strategic Initiatives in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Date Posted:
    6/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    977357BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 977357BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Credit/Financial Services
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Manager of Strategic Initiatives and Marketing will work closely with the Director of Strategy and Marketing to develop, oversee and help implement programs and projects that support Sears Holdings and Shop Your Way Financial Services short and long-term strategies. This position will work closely with both internal and external cross-functional partners of various levels within and outside of the organization to ensure strategic initiatives and deliverables are met on time and on budget.

This position will also support the marketing efforts and strategies of the Shop Your Way Financial Services product categories with a key focus on the Sears credit portfolio. This seasoned marketing professional should have a fresh vision and the ability to develop strategies and oversee implementation and execution. This role will provide the opportunity to transform Shop Your Way Financial Services’ existing member marketing for one the nation’s largest retailers.

Job Requirements

Candidate must possess the ability to work well with others throughout all levels of the organization both internally and externally. Candidate should have excellent problem solving skills and a solution driven mindset that can prioritize and multi-task in order to support the transformative nature of the organization.
A proven track record in leading and managing complex projects to successful completion. Solid critical thinking and problem solving skills, including the ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to identify assumptions, draw conclusions translate into recommendations and action plans.

Skills and Requirements:
  • Strategic thinker with tactical ability to get things done and follow up
  • Ability to develop marketing strategy yet execute projects with a keen attention to detail and budget management
  • Strong analytic skills combined with ability to translate and summarize complex data into useable marketing, sales and merchandising action items
  • Advocate for new ideas and effectively influence key stakeholders
  • Flexible and able to succeed managing multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with a positive, can do attitude
  • Strong written, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong listening, communication and management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) and comfortable learning new systems
  • 5-7 Years of relevant marketing experience
  • Experience developing and implementing marketing plans, strategies and tactics
  • Solid budget and project management experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Additional experience with any of these is a “plus”: direct mail, social, mobile, online, TV/radio


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