New Balance Associate Product Manager - Apparel in Boston, Massachusetts
New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world?
As an Associate Product Manager-Apparel, you will assist the product team in the merchandising, initiation, design, development, and confirmation of products within your Apparel category. You will develop timelines, create forecasts and identify costing and market issues. You will be responsible for providing the initial draft of the business plan for the assigned segment. You’ll assess market competition and trends gathering qualitative and quantitative data for product positioning. You will identify and evaluate new category opportunities in order to develop sales objectives and category profit responsibility. You’ll be responsible for the evaluation of prototypes and will make recommendations for improvement. You’ll prepare and deliver formal product presentations internally and externally.
BA in Marketing and/or Business Management with 2+ years of related work experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft based programs (Excel, Power Point, Word)
Occasional domestic travel
Our Benefit Offerings:
We’re happy to provide traditional benefits, but to us, the greatest benefit of working at New Balance is taking advantage of additional programs that will enhance your life at work and at home as you grow with our business. Our benefits, at a glance, include:
401k plan with employer match
Generous vacation package and paid holidays
Paid time off to volunteer in the community
Fitness Reimbursement Program
Discounted Health Club Memberships
Corporate Gift Matching
40% associate discount
Your Career Development:
While the company looks to achieve strategic goals, each associate is encouraged to take ownership and mold their development process as they conquer their personal aspirations. To guide you in the process we offer traditional and nontraditional development opportunities, including mentor programs, to help you move your body or career, in which our executives participate as mentors. We also offer customized team sessions, on and off-site seminars and tuition reimbursement.
New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.
iCIMS ID: 14120
External Company Name: New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.newbalance.com