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Adidas America Associate Manager, US eCommerce Category Management in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Manager, US eCommerce Category Management

Are you curious about how digital-led storytelling comes to life on site? Do you want to be a part of an authentic sportswear brand that has a 90% brand awareness rate, where you’ll contribute to growing consumer loyalty?

At Reebok, we are evolving our brand, not to emulate other athletic brands, but focusing on our core DNA. We are unleashing our authentic brand ethos to be an accessible people’s brand, at the intersection of sport and style. A key pillar to this strategy is to win as a Digital and DTC brand. We are pushing the Digital agenda forward, and anchoring on to be our premier destination, where consumers will be delighted with our exciting experience and powerful storytelling content. We are looking for self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, intellectual curiosity, and passion for delivering digital solutions to be a part of our “Digital-first” strategy.

As an Associate Manager on the US eCommerce Category Management team, you will be a steward of the business and tasked with accelerating growth through full price activations. This person should be thoughtful and thorough in reviewing business opportunities, collaborative with steering cross-functional teams to united objectives, and have a passion for product and driving sales. You will be responsible for building the US eCommerce activation calendar for your category launches and for executing against each activation (inclusive of any partnerships, assets, and campaigns). You will cross-functionally partner with relevant marketing teams while developing the activation strategy. As the digital expert, you will also guide digital content creation and online merchandising strategy to create a best-in-class digital experience and story from the start of the creation process to how it translates throughout the full funnel.

Key Accountabilities :

  • Create holistic full price activation strategy for your categories

  • Manage implementation and execution of digital content in alignment to the business strategy

  • Coordinate with channel owners to create and drive campaign content and copy briefs for Creative team

  • Drive US eComm merchandising strategy and ensure execution for your categories

  • Ensure product readiness (PDP’s, inventory, copy and image, metadata) for product launches

  • Identify activation opportunities in order to optimize and maximize product performance

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

  • Solid knowledge of eCommerce category management and/or merchandising

  • Solid knowledge of digital brand commerce

  • Excellent collaborator with the ability to take a project from concept through to execution

  • Great management and organizational skills; the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Great communications skills, both verbal and written

  • Solid skills in Excel and PowerPoint

Qualifications :

  • 2+ years of digital ecommerce experience: category management, activations, merchandising or marketing fields

At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game. We foster the athlete‘s mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture – the 3Cs: CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.

  • CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers. But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning – it helps us improve.

  • COLLABORATION . Every elite athlete relies on partners: coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together. Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.

  • Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY . No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies. We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Associate Manager, US eCommerce Category Management

Brand: Reebok

Location: Boston

TEAM: Digital

State: MA

Country/Region: US

Contract Type: Full time

Number: 326310

Date: Jun 12, 2021