Nike CONVERSE Brand Merchandise Manager, NA Men's Footwear in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Brand Merchandise Manager for NA Men's Footwear drives the Global brand vision into the North America Marketplace and owns consumer insights for the geography. This role is the voice of North America into Global Merchandising and other key stakeholders at the Global level.
Responsible for adopting the Men’s Footwear assortment and leading the North America strategy on Best Expressions and Channel segmentation by tier. Works cross functionally with Global Merchandising counterparts to ensure he/she has the building blocks for assortment differentiation across the marketplace. Drives communication related to the consumer right assortments to all stakeholders to ensure a consistent premium Converse brand consumer experience.
Align cross-functionally to represent the brandvision and the North America point of view and provide seasonal MarketplaceCapacity & Insights
Seek out & serve up marketplaceopportunities to Global Merchandising & Key Stakeholders
Deliver North America seasonal strategies andbrand modules to North America Marketplace Merchandising team
Set and align local wholesale and retail pricing
Drive geo adoption of seasonal strategies andmodules to ensure financial plans are met
Adopts & Adapts Channel / Tier Assortments& Drives Franchise Position
Kickoff North America product creation
Provide input to ensure geography / territoryforecasts are well-informed
Consolidate Marketplace Hind sighting &Complete North America hind sighting
Own allocation strategy by channel / tier,ensuring integrity with DTC and Converse.com strategy
Select apparel and footwear Go-To-Market samples
Strategically minded individual with expertisein merchandising, marketplace, channel segmentation, and commercialization
Analytic minded able to read and react to trendand sales data
Consumer focused mindset with a passion for theBrand
Proven record of accomplishment with creationand implementation of merchandising strategies.Ability to seek out and maximize business opportunities
Strong product acumen, understanding of productlifecycles and development calendar
Ability to influence at various levels across a matrixorganization
Strong communication and presentation skillswith an ability to present to larger audiences, across a variety of roles
Ability to apply brand strategy, business, andmanagement expertise to achieve financial and operational objectives
Strong process and organization skills aiding inworking in a fast-paced environment
Team player with positive energy and awillingness to deliver high quality results.
Be a champion of change and leadby example
Bachelor's degree in Merchandising or related field preferred
Minimum of three years’ experience in footwear merchandising or buying
Proficient in MS Office Suite required
Physical movement of samples and boxes as needed, during meeting setups
Ability to travel 20-25% of the time
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID: 00337618
Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job Category: Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Converse I, Merchandising & Product Management, Converse