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Executive Producer, World of Whirlpool

Company: Whirlpool, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Executive Producer, World of Whirlpool - Chicago Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers.-- Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home. This role in summary The Executive Producer, World of Whirlpool (WoW) is responsible for the General Management of our property located in the historic Reid-Murdoch building, on the Chicago River. The World of Whirlpool is an experience like no other because we create unique experiences through workshops, hands-on kitchen & laundry demonstrations with experts in the appliance industry. The Executive Producer will train and oversee our--internal culinary experts, appliance gurus and problem solvers and facilitate onsite workshops, demonstrations and private events for our trade and channel partners.
Your responsibilities will include--

  • Overall responsibility for all operations, events, staff and guests at global brand experience center and training facility
  • People leader for direct staff of product trainers, brand and training managers to deliver product training experiences both within the facility and across the US through regional training staff
  • Partner with hospitality vendor onsite and manage all contractual obligations to ensure world class guest experience across all hospitality touchpoints: meeting planning, AV, engineering, food & beverage, housekeeping, logistics & operations
  • Develop long term and annual plans for facility upkeep, R&M, renovations and construction projects to ensure consistent on trend design and floorplans to constantly meet ever changing business demands
  • Create and drive overall strategy for delivery of training experiences, both virtual and live, to support North American sales organization
  • Lead team to design & execute unique and memorable learning experiences that exceed stakeholder expectations and garner trade partner and/or learner advocacy
  • Set and maintain high standards of execution across all live or virtual event components
  • Drive efficiency and continuous improvement in standard operating procedures, asset generation, resource allocation and communication within the framework of an Agile team environment
  • Direct accountability for two cost centers totaling $6M+ annual operating budget
  • Cultivate and maintain productive relationships with building ownership & management to ensure all tenant protocols are followed and lease agreements are upheld
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with appropriate vendors, agencies and internal partners to ensure all websites, social media sites and brand experiences are accurate, productive and appropriate.
  • Drive excellence in execution for multiple large scale annual sales events such as Forward (national sales conference), Buy Fairs, Real Whirled, Trade Shows & other industry events
  • Drive strategy and thought leadership across entire Sales Enablement organization to ensure Agile team structure meets needs of internal business channels and external trade partners
  • 5+ years of people management experience in the Hospitality Industry Preferred skills and experiences
    • Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP)
    • CMP (Certified Meeting Planner)
    • Master's Degree in Hospitality, the Arts, Sales, Marketing or Business
    • Posture of curiosity and passion for learning
    • Ability to create trust & followership--
    • Proactive coaching and exhibiting servant leadership
    • Communication skills and detailed follow up
    • Analytical and continuous improvement mindset
    • Financial acumen including P&L understanding
    • Train the trainer certification--
    • English as first language, bilingual, Spanish RSRWH Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation-- See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Whirlpool, Inc., Springfield , Executive Producer, World of Whirlpool, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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