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Head of Brand and Thought Leadership

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-04
Walmart
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827998BRReq ID:827998BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Head of Brand and Thought LeadershipPosition Summary:Store No 8 was founded on the belief that the future of commerce is being shaped today. Powered by the worlds largest retailer, Walmart, we identify and invest in trends and technologies reshaping the shopping experience.

We are hiring an experienced professional to join our collaborative team. In this highly visible role, the ideal candidate will work across teams to develop and execute strategies that establish Store No 8 as the thought leader in the retail innovation space.

This dynamic role was created with a multi-hyphenate talent in mind, and the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of both supporting high-profile external relationships and event efforts in an energetic, fast-paced atmosphere. This candidate will serve as an ambassador for Store No 8 and constantly deliver high-caliber work, often under intense time constraints.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Store No 8 was founded on the belief that the future of commerce is being shaped today. Powered by the worlds largest retailer, Walmart, we identify and invest in trends and technologies reshaping the shopping experience.

We are hiring an experienced professional to join our collaborative team. In this highly visible role, the ideal candidate will work across teams to develop and execute strategies that establish Store No 8 as the thought leader in the retail innovation space.

This dynamic role was created with a multi-hyphenate talent in mind, and the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of both supporting high-profile external relationships and event efforts in an energetic, fast-paced atmosphere. This candidate will serve as an ambassador for Store No 8 and constantly deliver high-caliber work, often under intense time constraints.



Develop strategy for partnerships, including fostering leadership-level relationships with VCs, incubation groups, and academic institutions

Be an enthusiastic ambassador for Store No 8 at industry events and in meetings with external partners

Manage & develop an ever-evolving calendar of content, events, and launch announcements for Store No 8 and key executives

Work extremely closely and collaboratively with external public relations firm to lead strategy and content development for brand-owned editorial and social outlets

Develop and train internal spokespeople, and manage speaking engagements for executives

Serve as point-of-contact liaison between Store No 8 and Walmart team

Prepare presentations and collateral for events, panels, fireside chats, and speaking opportunities

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including facilities, external vendors, networking, technical support and PR agency to manage event production

Build relationships with thought leaders

Create and execute both annual and special events, source speaking opportunities, and prepare spokespeopleMinimum Qualifications: BA/BS degree or equivalent professional experience

A combination of 5+ years of experience in marketing and communications, preferably in the tech and retail space

Experience managing enterprise-wide communications initiatives for leadership

Direct experience in live events in a strategic, planning or operations role

Ability to manage stakeholder expectations for both internal team and key external partners

Willingness to travel and be available on evenings and weekends, as needed

Experience in technology writing and executive communication strategy is a major plusCategory:Marketing Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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