Posted on: December 9, 2019 | Job#: 309638

Senior Manager - Marketing - Strategic Alliances

Full-time | 550 Terry Francois Blvd., San Francisco, CA, US 94158


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About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season. 

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

About the role

We are looking for a Marketing Senior Manager for Old Navy Strategic Alliances Business. This is a critical role within the organization where you will be responsible for owning and developing the strategies designed to drive consistent results for Old Navy Franchise Partners. You will partner with the relevant cross-functional teams to align on the Key Account Management strategies.

You will provide essential support to Global Franchise partners, ensuring the brand’s aesthetics, vision and direction are strategically communicated in their markets through foundational and seasonal toolkit development, strategic guidance and oversight of regionally driven initiatives. You will help educate internal and external teams on best in class marketing strategies.

Your contributions will help bring big ideas to life and tell the Old Navy story in our Global Markets

What you'll do

  • The Marketing Senior Manager must influence and deliver at all levels within Old Navy

  • The Marketing Senior Manager must demonstrate collaboration and diplomacy in all aspects of their work

  • He/ She will represent franchise needs and participate in global marketing meetings, workshops and communication streams for the brand

  • Leads and inspires functional team to be: product obsessed, customer-focused, innovative, fast-moving and team-oriented

  • Act as main brand liaison, maintain relationship with key brand & marketing partners, regularly attending marketing meetings

  • Manage brand & seasonal strategies, hind-sights, plugging into marketing pipeline, photography needs, unique creative projects, commercial planning, brand onboarding, country launches

  • Review and approval of marketing activity creative assets produced by the partners.

  • Hand-off of brand assets and deliverables, i.e. – ad decks, tool kits, images, contact sheets, videos, etc.

  • Support social and digital media requests

  • Give guidance on best in class CRM and Loyalty Programs

  • Support seasonal approvals - traffic driving, store experience and shopping events, partnerships, experiential, influence

  • Partner with Franchisee on KPI and reporting

  • Obtain seasonal hind-sighting from Partners and report back to the business

  • Ensure partners are meeting annual marketing contractual spends.

  • Hand-off of brand PR assets including look books, high-res imagery, collection notes, showroom notes

  • Review and approval of PR activity, including editorial opportunities, press/influencer events and influencer content

  • Budget Management

Who you are

  • 6 -8 years of marketing experience

  • A seasoned marketing generalist with proven success managing consumer facing brands

  • Fashion apparel experience preferable

  • International and/ or franchise/ wholesale marketing experience highly desirable

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills

  • Strong balance of creative and analytical thinking and approach

  • Highly flexible and solution orientated

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Independently motivated and highly proactive

  • Ability to influence upwards

  • Ability to inspire and motivate remotely

  • Test and learn mentality

  • Customer- centric & data-driven approach to marketing

  • Ability to communicate effectively virtually across time zones, and adapt style to other cultures

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta 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.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*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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