Managing A Senior Vice President

1334 WordsJul 21, 20156 Pages
Assessing a Career in Business BUS 1010/Introduction to Business—Signature Assignment Lexington Stapel Spring Semester 2015 Assessing a Career in Business BUS 1010/Introduction to Business—Signature Assignment This paper explores the career of a Senior Vice President. It examines the day-to-day duties and job description for a SVP as well as how to become a Senior Vice President. It discusses the average salary, how much education it requires to become a SVP, and the pros and cons of this career. This paper will also discuss the future careers of SVPs along with a bio of Chris Kaighn, current SVP of Tween Brands. Lastly, this paper will discuss how well suited I am for this career. Job Description A Senior Vice President has an array of responsibilities. A SVP is mainly responsible for helping their company achieve financial goals as well as increasing performance of the company ("Senior Vice President Job Description | Americasjobexchange.com," n.d.). I have seen how the senior vice president of Justice, the company that I work for, has displayed these responsibilities. Chris Kaighn, Senior Vice President of Justice, held a conference call in January of 2015. The objective of this conference call was to identify ways Justice could increase revenue and drive sales. As Senior Vice President, she took charge and identified new business opportunities. Things that were discussed on this conference call just 3 short months ago, have already been implemented at Justice. Senior
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