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DIRECTOR OF SUPPLY SALES AND MERCHANDISING

The Royal Canadian Legion National Headquarters, located in Kanata ON, is seeking a dynamic individual to join our National Head Office team as Director, Supply Sales and Merchandising overseeing the sale and distribution of Poppy related products/merchandise both within our organization and to the Canadian public.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services and Strategic Planning, the Director will be responsible for developing the strategy, aligning resources, and executing to drive profitable channel growth. This will include responsibility for day-to-day retail operations, including procurement, warehousing and logistics. This full-time position leads a team of 7 employees and requires on-site work 5 days a week.

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, ecommerce, or related specialization.
  • Minimum 5-7 years retail sales management experience in a multi-channel ecommerce business environment with experience in product merchandising and user interactions.
  • Experience building and implementing digital growth plans encompassing a strategic vision and detailed executions.
  • Proven ability to own the business process through a complex sales environment involving trade, price, and joint business negotiations all with a focus on ROI.
  • Leadership experience managing warehousing and logistics.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer and account management.
  • Experience building a customer base accounting for profitable sales growth, revenue targets and new and core item introductions/distribution.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and presentation skills. 
  • Bilingualism an asset

This position offers the opportunity to join one of Canada’s most respected organizations and an exciting progressive team who are supporting Veterans and their family members daily. Excellent remuneration and benefits package including a defined benefit Pension Plan.

If you are interested, please submit your resume to the Director of Corporate Services at jobs@legion.ca by April 19, 2024. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada’s largest Veteran support and community service organization with 250,000 members and 1,350 local Branches in Canada including the U.S. and Europe.