Senior Director, Real Estate Strategy in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's

Date Posted: 6/26/2022

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Job Description


Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you'll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We're fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you'll see firsthand that we're laidback and irreverent. We're firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as watercooler convos. Whether it's critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

We offer the following benefits:

  • 30% discount on merchandise
  • competitive salary
  • career advancement
  • Bonus opportunity
  • an excellent benefits package including Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay, Medical/Dental/Disability/Life and AD&D insurance & 401k.


The Sr. Director of Real Estate Strategy will be responsible for leading Financial Planning activities, building financial models and developing long-term growth strategies in partnership with other departments. It is the primary responsibility of the Director to provide strategic direction, financial oversight and operational support to Real Estate Store Development.

Accountabilities also include developing, maintaining and championing the use of reporting tools to expand the breadth and depth of financial operational reporting in pursuit of improved visibility to management, support strategic and tactical decision making.


  • Perform strategic analysis and present results to executive leadership team
  • Proven track record of process improvement
  • Establish financial discipline in the development of accurate and timely P&L projections
  • Provide leadership to the team in development and maintenance of financial models
  • Provide Value Engineering method and analysis for recommendations related to retail operations and strategy
  • Analyze and interpret complex financial concepts; provide clear and concise summaries and recommendations and influence decision makers with facts supporting recommendations
  • Proactively analyze and evaluate the business; propose opportunities for expense management and improvements
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners in managing brand initiatives and addressing brand projects
  • Partner in the Development of an annual fleet review process with the brand leadership and the Real Estate Department
  • Present annual fleet review recap and brand real estate strategy to Company Senior Leadership
  • Advance brand strategic initiatives within the landlord community
  • Lead various special projects and reporting requirements to assist with the development of our real estate strategy
  • Lead opportunities for process improvement across the strategy team and real estate department



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting and 10 or more years of progressive finance leadership
  • Beneficial to have experience in a Retail Real Estate and Store Development
  • Beneficial to have operational and financial understanding of large scale Retail Stores environment
  • Ability to delegate projects and coordinate the team efforts of Analysts
  • Strong Excel and financial modeling skills
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organization, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative with a strategic mindset along with the ability to turn concepts into action
  • A change agent who is flexible, resilient and able to thrive in a dynamic and rapid paced environment.

*Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 required for employment, reasonable accommodations considered for medical, pregnancy or sincerely held religious beliefs.