Joss & Main ( http://www.jossandmain.com ) is a privately held division of Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores) the world’s largest destination for the home, a unique and innovative e-retailer for aspirational homes and lifestyles. Joss & Main is seeking a Style Director with deep editorial experience in the home goods and interior design arena, as well as a passion for e-commerce.
We are a daily destination that brings design within reach of every consumer, offering curated events and coveted products at prices that can’t be found elsewhere. We help members who are proud of their homes bring their style to life, discovering just the right pieces to enrich every individual taste.
Our team of designers, buyers, merchandisers and technologists are revolutionizing sales for the home with our ability to draw from the world’s largest selection of goods. Our mission is to bring the most desirable and sought-after brands to the consumers who want them most, serving as a highly effective retail channel for the best names in furniture, décor, cookware, accents, textiles, personal accessories, service and more.
This person will drive the consistent creative expression of our brand as we build out our compelling and innovative new e-commerce model. This person will also be a key member of the Joss & Main team, driving the expression of our unique blend of commerce and content.
Oversee editorial calendar of seasonal, monthly, weekly, and daily themes, daily visual design & copy for our sales events, and features
Manage, mentor and help build a creative production department responsible for design and copy for multiple daily sales events; this team is already in place, highly talented with strong leadership, but needs to be substantially expanded and our voice and quality need to be more clearly defined
Rapidly build and oversee a photography & stylist group , in-house studio, and on-site capabilities to support our brand definition and expansion of our product catalog
Contribute to overall site vision and site design for high-end luxury home goods & design retail site, including providing direction for the creation of new features and elements
Ensure consistency of consumer experience and Joss & Main voice across touchpoints (site, e-mail, mobile applications, advertising campaigns, concierge)
The ideal candidate will be:
Deeply experienced in editorial content, calendars, and production – understands how to bring a content brand to life; understands how consumers navigate and consume daily and weekly doses of inspiration
Familiar with aspirational brands & retailing – experienced with fine brands and bringing fine brands and products (especially home, lifestyle, or fashion) to life for consumers
Passion for e-commerce –the ideal candidate will be familiar with key aspects of user experience, driving consumer purchase behavior online, and working in a data-rich environment where there is robust data to inform how and how well designs and creative expression help achieve business objectives
Hands on, “Show not tell” – In the early days of building this department, the ideal candidate will need to be comfortable diving into Photoshop, or a thorny piece of copy. This willingness will be core to demonstrating and living the brand for our team
Comfortable and experienced in a creative management role – know how to motivate and manage a creative team to achieve both high productivity and quality
Articulate & persuasive – Highly fluent in verbal and written communications; can convincingly articulate the Joss & Main brand and advocate for new initiatives, campaigns, and site experience elements
Relates to core consumer – the style director needs to relate to, understand, and resemble our target consumer
Entrepreneurial – not daunted by the prospect of being a key contributor to a the rapid development of a business that is defining and refining aspirational buying for the home.
Wayfair is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. We’re looking for the brightest, sharpest, most creative minds in every field to help. Are you one? If you like transparency, friendliness, a relaxed but results-driven work environment filled with like-minded top-tier talent, Wayfair would like to hear from you. We own and operate Wayfair, AllModern, and Joss & Main. We are on target for approximately $500 million in revenue and currently employ over 800 employees in offices located in Boston, Utah, Kentucky, the U.K, Germany, Ireland and Australia. Wayfair was founded in 2002 and is privately held and profitable. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, pre-IPO equity, a long-term and sustainable, next-generation, e-commerce business model as well as surprising and generous perks designed to attract and retain the brightest people who are incredibly excited about what they do. Wayfair is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Come join us at http://www.wayfair.com/careers.
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Wayfair - 16 months ago
Wayfair is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. We’re looking for the brightest...