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Director of Product - SAXX Underwear Co.

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Director of Product
Deadline: January 17, 2015
Posted: December 17, 2014

Job Description / Duties

The CEO/President has initiated a search to find a Director of Product who will establish the vision, strategies and seasonal concepts for the growing global apparel business. Through the analysis of product, consumer and competitive trends, the Director of Product will be responsible for identifying long-term trends and opportunities in the market in order to ensure delivery of innovative and profitable, new products. Based in Vancouver, BC and reporting to the President/CEO, the Director of Product of SAXX Underwear Co. will utilize market knowledge to develop seasonal initiatives and will partner with design to develop creative direction and line plans, as well provide clear product direction to the Design and Merchandising team. As such, the Director of Product will work cross-functionally with the product creation team to develop product lines, meet key dates, and achieve net sales, net margin, and corporate objectives.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in business, merchandising or related discipline and is a talented executive with at least eight years of product line management experience. He/she has experience within the outdoor, sporting goods, action sports or intimates segments and has had success in launching a divergent product line as well proven ability to interpret and translate product opportunities across channels and/or categories. He/she has a proven ability to translate strategy into execution and measurable business results and has experience working for a global brand interpreting regional product needs and developing regionally appropriate go-to-market strategies. This is a full time, permanent position with an expected base salary in the $110,000 - $140,000 range, plus an annual bonus, RRSP plan, and extended health benefits.

Additional Information

Salary: 110-140k

Contact Information

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact Gennevieve Emery at 503-953-8000, or please submit your resume and related information at Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Employer Profile

Location of Work and Business Address: 68 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1H6

SAXX Underwear Co. is a Canadian, privately owned company that manufactures and markets men’s undergarments. The company was founded in 2006 and differentiates their product in the marketplace with their advanced technology and innovation. Each pair of SAXX has an Articulated Front Pouch and Patented Internal Mesh Panels that combine to give you the room you need, while preventing unwanted friction. The underwear also features a Moisture Wicking Waistband that keeps you dry when the temperature rises and the use of a wide range of cutting edge technical fabrics, each with a specific feature, allows for the enhancement of the wearing experience.

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