West Marine looking for a SVP of Marketing

West Marine
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West Marine, the world’s largest boating equipment retailer wholesaler, with 372 Stores, Catalog, Online, and Business to- Business channels, is seeking a Senior Vice-President of Marketing.

This newly redefined position will be a key member of our Senior Executive Leadership team and will report directly to the CEO.

The Sr. VP of Marketing will have overall responsibility for Strategic and Operational Marketing, Creative Services, Research, Database Management, Visual Merchandising, Advertising, Public Relations, Brand Development, Packaging, and Company Identity.

West Marine’s Mission is to provide an unmatched level of quality products and services to boaters worldwide and believes that having experienced boaters in its senior ranks is crucial to
improving and maintaining its ability to serve our Customers.

The successful candidate must be an avid blue water boater.

If you have a proven track record of successful senior management experience in similar roles within great retail companies, and would like the opportunity to align both your professional skills and love for boating in this key leadership role, please email your resume and cover letter to Ona Allen oallen@heidrick.com.