Channel Development Manager

Job Title: Channel Development Manager Reports to : Sheglam Marketing Manager Job Locatio n: Los Angeles, CA – Hybrid ( must be a CA resident to come into the office) About SHEIN SHEIN Distribution Corporation distributes SHEIN’s products in the U.S. Founded in 2012, SHEIN is a leading global online retailer with operations in Guangzhou, Singapore and Los Angeles, along with other key markets. SHEIN reaches consumers across more than 150 countries and regions around the world. We place a premium on choice, delivering more than 6,000 new fashion, beauty and lifestyle products daily with more than 600,000 items available. Our mission is to help people express their individuality through the latest trends that are accessible and affordable. To learn more about SHEIN, follow us,,,, About SHEGLAM Since 2019, SHEGLAM has become the new beauty force in the global market selling in 90 countries and regions. At SHEGLAM, we believe in three core values – the power of product, innovation, and our consumers. Along with the constant launch of high-quality and creative products, SHEGLAM has become a TikTok sensation and one of Gen Z favorite beauty brands. Position Summary Channel Development Manager will have 5 years cosmetics category buyer and retail experience with large retailer such as ULTA or TARGET throughout the U.S., designs to expand internationally, and a thriving E-Commerce platform. Set brand or class strategies to maximize sales, margin, and inventory and space productivity. In partnership with the merchandise planning team, manage the category within the business area. This position works with the merchandise planning team to develop and deliver financial plans and forecasts. They develop merchandise assortments, marketing strategies and in-store presentation. This position must work cross-functionally to achieve their goals. Responsible to mentor, coach and develop team members. Responsibilities: Business Area Strategy: Drives development and execution of the business area strategy. Partner and support omni-channel strategy. Manages individual business area. Financial Plans: Develop and execute financial plans including sales, margin and inventory in conjunction with merchandise planning team. Marketing: Execute marketing plans that set pricing and product cadence to optimize profitable sales and support the corporate marketing strategy. In-Store Merchandising: Responsible for determining product assortment for promotional locations in store. Proof all in-store signage for printing; signage for all marketing in promo planner, enters skus in for tables, endcaps, etageres & cash wrap. Planograms: Drives planogram process by working with vendors to determine assortment, secure samples, assessing SKU/Brands productivity, completing or gathering sku set up paperwork, maintaining add/delete lists, shelf strip proofing, managing fixtures with vendors if required. Reporting: Pulls, prepare and analyze reports from BW, SAP, or Merchandising systems as needed. Collaboration: Develop and maintain internal and external relationships, including Distribution Centers, eCommerce, Marketing, Operations, Planning & Allocation, Stores and brand partners. Values: Exemplifies SHEGLAM core values within role. SHEGLAM Values are quality and timely decision making, continuous improvement, collaboration, accountability, coaching and developing, planning and prioritizing, communication. Continuous Improvement : Complete on-going training and development courses supported by the HR Training Team or the Merchandise Operations Training Team. Brand Management : In partnership with dotcom team, management of the brand portfolio, performance, and relationships to maximize profitability and achieve financial objectives. Negotiation: Negotiate vendor terms, item costs, exclusivity, newness or exits to support the financial plans and strategy. Trend: Proactively assess and monitor the competitive landscape and marketplace to determine potential opportunities or threats. Leadership: Mentor, coach, and develop direct report(s) to position them for success and promotability. Skills and Qualifications Education: Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent relevant experience Work Experience: 5 years total buyer or planning experience in retail, must have both merchandising and MP&I experience. Skills: Strong organizational skills required. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Knowledge of SAP and SAP Hana a plus. Creative problem solver. Professionalism and confidentiality required. Passion for the business. High energy innovation leader. Strong financial aptitude and analytical ability. Capability to lead brand meetings and presentations. Proven leadership skills in communication, teamwork, collaboration and relationship building. Demonstrates enterprise thinking and proficiency across buying or merchandise planning or inventory assignments. Strategic thinker with strong business acumen. Strong negotiation skills. Strong merchandising, forecasting and financial skills. Working Conditions: Some travel required SHEIN Distribution, is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace environment. Pay: $88,400.00min – $123,800.00 max annually

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