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Job listing closed on 15 Nov 2023
26 Oct 2023

Retail Strategy Manager

🇺🇸 San Francisco, CA, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.
US$80,000 – US$95,000 per year

About the Team:

The Giants Retail team works collaboratively with Fanatics, Inc. to deliver a best-in-class retail experience. The team focuses on data driven analytics and cross functional collaboration to enhance product assortment, store operations, and overall retail experience at Oracle Park. You will enjoy being part of an iconic franchise in the Sports world and get to experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life, that understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves.

About the Role:

The San Francisco Giants is looking for a Retail Strategy Manager, where you will have a profound impact on Giants Retail and MLB licensed merchandise. This position will be the primary liaison between the team and the retail operator, Fanatics, Inc. This position will focus on maximizing existing retail operations while developing new revenue opportunities. You’ll work closely with the various departments across the organization including Marketing and Advertising, Ballpark Operations, Digital Media, and others to enhance our retail department. You will be expected to assist in other marketing programs and help grow fan affinity with Giants baseball.

You’re Excited About This Opportunity Because….

  • You have a passion for retail, baseball, and driving Giants fandom.
  • You have a deep understanding of retail, both from a store operation and buying perspective.
  • You can effectively communicate and build consensus across various working groups.
  • You are data driven and have an aptitude for analytics.
  • You are an innovator and enjoy creative problem solving.
  • You will work collaboratively with Fanatics on assortment planning and store operations.
  • You will track and measure retail KPIs and provide actionable insights.
  • You will be responsible for developing an SMU product assortment.
  • You will establish relationships with non-licensed local retail brands and artists to explore new and innovative licensed collaborations.
  • You will establish and maintain professional relationships with partners and vendors.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of retail management experience, either as a buyer or overseeing multistore operations.
  • Understanding of Retail KPIs, Retail Math, Inventory Management, and Open to Buys.
  • Experience with product collabs and SMU creation.
  • Ability to digest large data sets and create actionable recommendations.
  • Flawless attention to detail with strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Great at building and maintaining relationship with external and internal partners.
  • Action orientated and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, with emphasis on meeting deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with emphasis in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Enjoys working in a team environment to achieve departmental goals.
  • Flexibility to work in non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings.

We're excited about you because...

  • You are an authentic, inspiring and positive team member.
  • You have a bias towards action and have an inner drive and commitment to excel in the pursuit of business goals.
  • You dare to take on ambitious goals, align on mutual accountability across teams, and make things happen.

About the Giants

One of the oldest teams in Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants are dedicated to enriching our community through innovation and excellence on and off the field. This past decade, the organization has won three World Series Championships, made four playoff appearances and thrown four no-hitters. Off the field, the Giants have become internationally-renowned as a host to entrepreneurial and premier entertainment events. Celebrating over 60 years in San Francisco, the organization is entrenched in the Bay Area community as the Giants work with corporate and non-profit partners to raise awareness, educate and generate interest in a variety of issues important to both their fans and the local community.

We are truly unique; we are an organization committed to your growth, your learning, your development and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, innovation and teamwork and we want you and your ideas to thrive at the San Francisco Giants.

At the San Francisco Giants, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be in the range of $80,000 to $95,000 plus a 15% annual bonus, and will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience and other factors the San Francisco Giants consider relevant to the hiring decision Additionally, this role might be eligible for bonus or incentive awards.

In addition to your salary, the San Francisco Giants believe in providing a competitive total rewards package for its employees. We offer employees a full range of best in class benefits with a robust medical, dental and vision coverage, a generous 401(K) matching program, and complimentary Giants tickets. At the Giants we prioritize employee wellbeing by offering dedicated mental health support, a hybrid working environment, transportation benefits, wellness programs, and paid time off including half day Fridays during the season and an extended holiday break. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At the Giants, we strive to foster an inclusive work environment that encompasses the rich diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area, the place we call home. We welcome all people and are committed to creating an inclusive community built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.

Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply. If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge - we want you to apply.

At the Giants, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.