About Banana Republic
Banana Republic was founded with an explorer’s spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.
We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what’s next.
About the role
The Project Manager, Product Operations will lead the creative development, production and execution of brand packaging, fabric & product naming, and brand collaborations for Banana Republic. In this role, you will manage the process for programs from beginning to end, uniting cross-functional business partners throughout each project. You’ll own the process and timeline; drive consensus and communicate decisions and respobsibilities within each functional team. Additionally, you will lead the continuous improvement of the process pipeline, documenting, communicating and implementing adjustments as needed.
What you'll do
Lead the process for packaging, fabric & product naming, and brand collaborations from beginning to end, uncluding ideation, creative development, approvals, and production
Serves as a key liaison between Marketing, Editorial, Creative, Merchandising, and Visual teams
Lead alignment and integration of teams as key milestones in the process. Facilitate key meetings. Develop agendas and identify clear inputs and owners. Report out results, identify and lead resolution and next steps.
Collaborates with the Senior Manager, Creative Operations to identify key pre-season campaign milestones and ensure cross-functional strategy alignment prior to creative briefing
Ensure process steps are clear to all who are involved and hold teams accountable to deliverables. Dynamically adjust schedules as required to support changes in the business and keep projects on schedule.
Understand business goals an objectives for all product milestones
Work with Gap, Inc. legal and sustainability teams to ensure compliance with all naming regulations
Communicateswith a team of Project Managers to ensure consistency across various marketing platforms, ensuring key information is delivered and shared efficiently
Who you are
Exceptional project management skills, especially anticipating and resolving issues, meadiating between teams, and developing respurceful solutions.
Experience working with retail and creative organizations preferred
Comfortable with ambiguity and able to provide clarity and effectively apply perspective throughout the process
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly organized and detail oriented
Onjective, optimistic, and passionate with a strong business sense
Driven by a fast paced working environment
Experienced in planning, coordinating and executing multiple projects simultaneously
Deep knowledge of project management systems. Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud applications is a plus
Bachelor’s degree minimum
At least 3 years project management experience
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Benefits at Banana Republic
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.
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