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Adidas America Product Manager FTW: Women's Classic Leather (Temporary Position) in Boston, Massachusetts

Product Manager FTW: Women's Classic Leather (Temporary Position)

Product Manager FTW: Women’s Classic Leather (Temporary Position)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Identify, develop, and implement product opportunities in line with Footwear Icon strategy, for the profitable growth of Women’s Classic Leather. Effectively manage the product creation process from Design creation to initial productions, including product briefs, line confirmation, and market adoption.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of Women’s Classic Leather

  • Clearly understand the Women’s target consumer, trade channels, and pricing needs for product FTW briefs.

  • Collaborate on creation process with Design & Development to ensure the final product meets brief & consumer needs

  • Present & articulate plans & designs clearly and with passion

  • Effectively manage all systems with a high attention to detail to ensure product is delivered on time in full.

  • Interpret and understand consumer dynamics; predict shifts, and react to lifestyle trends.

  • Benchmark competitor product/strategy and analyze sales trends to enable fact based decision-making.

  • Segment product according to defined consumer and trade channel needs.

  • Ensure that product/strategy is effectively communicated to merchandising Hubs/Markets and to support achievement of sales targets.

Key Relationships:

  • Wider Classic Leather squad: Design, Marketing, Design, Development, Key Markets and Brand comms

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products

  • Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English

  • Ability to multitask

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in product management, merchandising, or related field.

  • Knowledge of product creation process is essential.

  • Bachelor degree in related field

  • Strong presentation skills (presenting to large groups expected)

  • Ability to partner with, collaborate with, and influence internal and external business partners.

  • Ability to multi-task.

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: Product Manager FTW: Women's Classic Leather (Temporary Position)

Brand: Reebok

Location: Boston

TEAM: Marketing & Communications

State: MA

Country/Region: US

Contract Type: Limited Duration

Number: 332115

Date: Jun 9, 2021