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Director - Strategy


Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  469027

The Director, Strategy will be responsible for the development of market requirements for specific product(s) or product line(s), including product strategy definition and requirements analysis. This role will lead the development of business plans, manage lifecycles and product positioning in the marketplace. The Director will manage the development and delivery of the strategic plan for the business. He/She will reduce broad concepts and business strategies into structured product marketing plans. The position may oversee market research, monitor competitive activity, and identify customer needs. The position will provide long-range forecasting and analysis studies associated with acquisitions, potential alliances and partnerships for financial analyses.




  • Collaborate with life cycle value stream leaders and sales leaders to develop a year-term forecast and marketing plans for the future
  • Identify customer needs, product life cycle and price strategies across our Seating portfolio in support of achieving AOP and strategic plan objectives
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services. Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency
  • Accountable for annual strategic plans for the organization
  • Lead development of strategic plans across multiple product lines/businesses (1-3 years)
  • Identify, create and manage business relationships with select companies to develop solutions and/or create complementary products/services or strategic alliances/partnerships


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in a similar role
  • BA in business or related field or equivalent
  • Leadership experience in sales, marketing or general business management obtained through relevant industry roles

 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

Job Segment: Manager, Business Manager, Market Research, Product Marketing, Management, Research, Marketing