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Wayfair Head of Editorial, Perigold Brand & Curated Merchandising Team in Boston, Massachusetts

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<h3><strong>Who We Are:</strong></h3>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is seeking a senior leader to drive editorial direction of our newest brand: Perigold. Perigold, Wayfair’s luxury brand, is looking for a full-time </span><strong>Head of Editorial </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">to take our rapidly evolving brand to the next level and bring us closer to achieving our mission to become </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">the trusted authority in luxury design.</span></em></p>

<p><strong>The Head of Editorial will be responsible for Perigold’s POV – you will own and evolve our editorial and content strategy, inclusive of our brand’s style and trend direction.</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> This role represents an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual to help shape our brand through our content strategy. The position includes ownership of many high-profile initiatives, including: the continued evolution of our print catalog program, as well as our cross-channel content (e-mail, site, and social media), as well as the ability to influence how our content strategy comes to life in the forthcoming launch of physical retail and the brand’s international expansion. The Head of Editorial will report to Perigold’s Global Head of Brand &amp; Curated Merchandising, who will be leading this team and reporting directly to the General Manager of Perigold.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This person will also be responsible for building our influencer and partnership strategy to support our content – collaborating with our vendor and designer partners to bring our strategy to life. Successful candidates for this role will have a passion for home furnishings and interior design as well as experience in developing content strategy, and they will excel at taking an analytical approach to problem-solving. Applicants should be adept at innovating and standing up new initiatives and possess strong communication, project management, and leadership skills.</span></p>

<h3><strong>What You'll Do:</strong></h3>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Oversee editorial strategy, including style and trend direction, ownership of our editorial calendar, and development and execution of concepts across channels to support our mission </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">to become the trusted authority in luxury design.</span></em></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Own and communicate Perigold’s style and trend direction, staying abreast of relevant market and interior design trends and infusing them into relevant content across channels</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate productively with cross-functional partners (Creative, Marketing, PR, Image Production and Category Management) to drive action and realize goals</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Oversee a team of three direct reports, including 2 to support content strategy and 1 Visual Merchandiser</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive content strategy for our print catalog, including creative briefs and partnerships with interior designers and suppliers</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build and scale an effective (and measurable) partnership strategy with interior designers to build awareness and credibility for the brand</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brief and partner closely with Perigold’s in-house Creative team to bring our content to life across channels</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with CMO, as well as Brand Management and Merchandising teams, to drive omni-channel campaigns and secure buy-in from channel stakeholders</span></li>

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<h3><strong>What You'll Need</strong></h3>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor's degree with a strong academic record</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">8+ years of relevant experience – must have experience developing content strategy within the interior design and/or home furnishing industries</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong analytical and quantitative skills – the ability to look for (and find) answers in the data and to balance this data-driven approach with creative thinking</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Savvy, quick, and creative thinking skills and comfort in a dynamic, sometimes ambiguous, fast-moving environment</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Articulate, persuasive communication abilities&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Innovative, outside-the-box problem-solving skills – willingness to push the status quo and bring new perspective to projects</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">True team-player attitude – a positive, enthusiastic, helpful disposition</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Luxury brand experience a plus</span></li>

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<p><strong>If available, an online portfolio or samples of content you’ve developed are appreciated.</strong></p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>

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