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Editorial Director

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085738
Corporate Positions
Marketing & Advertising
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Mar 19, 2020

Senior Styling Manager

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Styling Manager is responsible for leading, developing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Styling team. The Manager will provide guidance and leadership to their team through a deep and relevant understanding of the JCP Brand, all while having a keen eye on current trends in fashion and consumer insights. Reporting into the Director of Photography Operations & Production, this person will be responsible for ensuring their team of Styling Directors, meet all of the styling needs to support all JCP Creative Marketing needs. Supports the company’s retail advertising, Ecommerce, visual merchandising and business communication needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead, direct and oversees all day to day activates, resources of the Styling team.
  • Provides industry expertise and builds plans to differentiate the imaging experience for customers.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring, training, development and performance management to the team.
  • Describes the strategic importance of the department’s vision inside and outside of team.
  • Strategically develops and communicates the department vision that supports the broader organization vision. Ability to showcase and present to Sr. Leadership a specific point via presentations, decks and overview documents.
  • Support the Director Photo Operations & Production in building and reporting key metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Oversees the team’s schedules, travel and project assignments to ensure resources are available for all key milestones. .
  • Coordinates with Buyers, Product Development Associates, Trend, Brand Development, and Marketing Specialists regarding merchandise and accessories on a seasonal basis to ensure teams are aligned on seasonal direction.
  • Creates monthly and seasonal presentation of recommended styling direction for all JCP Brands.
  • Creates, updates and manages workflows and procedures for all teams and key stakeholders.
  • Consistently looking for new ways of improving processes and creating efficiencies.
  • Creates the organization and objectives of client departments, including business strategy and future planning in order to meet advertising, marketing, and communications needs.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Retail, Marketing Communication Arts or related field preferred
  • 5-7 years’ experience in with relevant background in styling and casting in a retail environment.
  • Professional experience in a high volume, high production operations environment
  • Proficient creating and analyzing operational performance metrics
  • Experience managing a team/function
  • Retail/Ecommerce category experience a plus.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to provide clear direction and set priorities for studio operations.
  • Must be a self starter, easily adaptable and flexible

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Editorial Director
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085738

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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