Chief Operating Officer

by Colin King October 14, 2016

Consort is seeking a Chief Operations Officer to plan, direct, and oversee the company’s operational policies, budgets, initiatives, and planning functions. The ideal candidate will provide strategic and tactical financial leadership to support and reinforce the company’s overall business plans, which include managing current locations in addition to expanding and opening new locations in major U.S. cities.

Consort is an innovative home decor concept, offering a fresh take on comfortable, cool design through brick and mortar locations, which feature interior design services, a shoppable showroom, and e-commerce. The brand’s cutting edge-classic look draws consumers who enjoy a trend-driven lifestyle and specializes in fashionably edgy home goods with a heightened sense of style.

This position reports directly to the company’s co-founders and is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a young, fast-growing, creative startup in the home space. Applicants should have a strong understanding of the home market and senior level management experience in retail and e-commerce.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee daily operations, supply chain, merchandising, retail store, finance/accounting/HR departments to execute company initiatives.

  • Develop strategic and operational plan with defined performance standards, metrics and action plans that can be tracked against timelines to evaluate organizational performance.

  • Develop and provide operating and financial metrics, trend identification and analysis, performance assessments and feedback - translate analysis into actionable information.

  • Direct operations for all locations and new openings, setting standard operating procedures, training staff, and ensuring brand consistency.

  • Measure effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes both internally and externally and find ways to improve processes.

  • Enhance reporting and monitoring systems to improve financial and operating performance.

  • Oversee financial reporting, cash flow management and vendor communications.

  • Manage and report on Company’s cash position and other key indicators.

  • Coordinates with human resources to recruit skilled talent and keep the best employees, including employee mentoring.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of senior management experience in operations and logistics within a high volume retail distribution environment , preferably furniture and/or home goods.

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA strongly preferred.

  • Ability to create and analyze P&L reports, expense controls, and validate processes of KPI measurements.

  • Ability to pursue multiple goals, analyze complex issues, facilitate change in response to a dynamic environment, and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

  • Proficient in Quickbooks, Xero Accounting, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Platform.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills.

TO APPLY 

Email the following to info@consort-design.com, subject line: Chief Operations Officer

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Salary History

  • Links to social media



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