In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli speaks with Nizzi Renaud, chief marketing officer of online marketplace Zazzle, during our recent Women in Retail Leadership Circle: On the Road | San Francisco event. Listen in as Renaud discusses her leadership style and why she follows the mantra of leading the way she would want to be led. Renaud shares a few tips for giving employee feedback in the moment, why she believes in setting ground rules with her team, and the value in offering employees context with a critique. In addition, she discusses her hiring strategies, why she’s a big fan of behavioral interviews, and a few lessons she’s learned throughout her career. Lastly, Renaud speaks about her goals for 2020 and shares her favorite quote.

Nizzi Renaud is helping Zazzle’s marketplace ecosystem reach new heights. From hardcore video gamers to crafty DIY enthusiasts and style aficionados, Renaud has engaged passionate communities in a variety of forms throughout her career. She held leadership roles at Refinery29, Atari and Etsy, as well as executive roles agency-side across diverse sectors including politics, tech and the nonprofit world. A graduate of Emerson College, Renaud has her BA in Communication Studies and her MA in Integrated Marketing Communications. Named one of Marketing’s Next Generation by Marketing Magazine, she lives in the Bay Area by way of Brooklyn, Toronto, Boston, London and Kolkata with her musician husband and dog.

Date: November 26, 2019

Credits: Nizzi Renaud

Duration: 13:24