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Division Lead, Men's Shoes & Accessories

New York
7 Sep 2023

Who We Are:

Saks is a world-renowned luxury ecommerce destination. The company's unique approach combines a focus on the digital customer experience with a strong connection to a network of extraordinary stores that extends that seamless experience into the real world.

On its website and app, Saks offers an unparalleled selection of curated merchandise across fashion for women and men, beauty, jewelry, home décor and more. In addition to the shopping experience, customers come to Saks for inspiring editorial content, access to digital stylists, lifestyle experiences and other world-class services. The company is currently in the midst of a dramatic expansion, driven by significant enhancements to its platforms and offerings, with the goal of becoming the preeminent destination for luxury internationally.

Role Summary:

The Division Lead is responsible for defining the overall category strategy and determining how to drive the digital business of a Pod. They provide guidance and direction to the Pod, ensuring alignment with the overall business goals, Category Strategy, and customer needs. This individual has a pulse on consumer behavior and a track record of using digital metrics to drive decision making. This role must be able to resolve business issues and make financial decisions related to the category that they own. They oversee the other Category Growth team members within the Pod.

The Pod structure brings together a cross-functional team of individuals within category growth, buying and planning team to optimize our assortment and drive growth on . At we have 10 pods for the different categories of business organized within four key categories: Women's Apparel, Women's Accessories, Men's, and Beauty, Jewelry, Home.

Critical Skills & Attributes

Strategic Category Management

Data-Driven Decision Making and Analysis

Collaborative Leadership and Influence

Luxury Ecommerce Customer Centricity and Focus

Digital Marketing and User Experience Optimization

Key Qualifications:

8+ years of eCommerce, category management, site merchandising, and/or digital marketing


4+ years demonstrated experience managing a team

Ability to lead and develop future team leaders

Ability to lead and develop future team leaders

Exceptional strategic thinking and creative problem solving

Superior analytical skills and ability to create ad hoc reporting and analysis

Strong communication skills and attention to detail whilst operating in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team

Drive execution of the Category Strategy within the Pod

Accountable for the outcomes and results of the Pod

Oversee Category Growth team members within the Pod

Collaborate with Buying and Planning Pod Leads to drive a curated and differentiated product


Drive digital transformation initiatives within the Pod

Ensure constant monitoring of customer behavior to develop analysis and strategies to drive


Your Life and Career at Saks:

Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or


A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).

An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with Saks. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Saks provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Saks welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used

is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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  • Job Reference: 1108271809-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: SaKS
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application