Hello Inner Circle readers! I just learned about a fabulous opportunity: Vera Bradley is seeking a board member! (You may remember hearing Vera Bradley’s Co-Founder and Board Director Barbara Bradley Baekgaard speak at the 2017 Women in Retail Leadership Summit! You would be working with her!) Here are some details about the position:

Title: Board Director, Marketing/Brand
Opportunity: Vera Bradley, a publicly traded women’s fashion and accessories brand with both a wholesale and company-owned retail presence, is actively seeking a board member with strong digital marketing and brand management skills and background. As advisor to the chief executive officer and key members of company management, this position (along with fellow board directors) would be responsible for providing strategic guidance for the company, including brand, social and digital marketing.

Qualifications required for the position include the following:

  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, preferably within omnichannel retail or consumer brands companies.
  • Current or prior experience as a chief marketing officer (preferred).
  • A strong background in digital marketing strategy, including driving engagement and traffic, branding, and being digital and social media savvy.

Interested in this position? Please send your resume to Women in Retail Leadership Circle advisory board member Fran Philip at fpphilip73@gmail.com.