Nike Product Merchandiser, Apparel - Inline - Mens in Boston, Massachusetts
WHAT YOU BRING
Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent combination of education and experience and training
5+ years product management and/or merchandising experience in the lifestyle consumer goods category
Product and Apparel culture obsessed
Proven experience influencing and building partnerships with both internal and external partners
Multi-Season Planning and Pricing
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Possess Global to Local Insights with a Solution driven, growth mentality
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including facilitating meetings and presentations with a high degree of integrity. Should be comfortable presenting in front of groups of people.
Ability to effectively communicate concepts and opportunities to a functionally diverse and wide audience
Ability to build storytelling decks to share with business leaders
Ability to travel up to 15%
ABOUT OUR TEAM
This role is a part of the Global Product Merchandising Team, which is in charge of driving the product creation vision, strategy, and execution of our global apparel line. The ownership of this team includes translating consumer insights into meaningful product briefs, crafting the line plans, life cycle plans, and assortments to meet our global business needs, and analyzing business results to advise future season strategies!
For Converse, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Converse Product Merchandiser, Men’s Apparel understands our consumer, product trends, marketplace opportunities and is an industry leader in crafting the right product merchandising strategy to serve consumers and grow the business. They will blend art with science to bring the Converse vision to life in our physical and digital retail environments to ensure a premium Brand and consumer experience. If this sounds like you, keep reading to learn more!
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for a self-starting apparel product merchant to lead our men’s apparel business into the future. You are entrepreneurial, energetic, flexible, and empathetic as a product leader and teammate. The Product Merchandiser leads and advances the strategy of men’s apparel, leads the life cycle of key styles, builds the line plan each season, and develops associate members of the team in Product Merchant excellence.
This position will also serve as a critical liaison between Gender Free, Women’s and Accessories business units. Our ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, business analytics skills, franchise management acumen, and ability to see emerging global consumer trends.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
You are an insatiably curious consumer and product expert. Each day will be unique. You will be challenged with building line plans, synthesizing feedback from our geography partners, stewarding products through the creation process, and creating world class briefs that will broadcast your vision to our cross functional partners. You will bring best in class insights and competitive analysis to our men’s apparel category advancing the strategy, quality, and storytelling of Converse apparel for a global audience.
You will be surrounded by a fast paced, high performing team striving to grow the business. Every day blends a mix of art and science to see future trends and maintain continuity of franchise items in our lifestyle apparel portfolio.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will report to the Director of Men’s and Gender Free Merchandising. You’ll be working alongside the leaders of our gender free and graphics business as well as partnering with counterparts in the women’s and accessories space, and a world class design and development team. You will collaborate with digital and geography merchandising partners to collect and respond to feedback on sales results, local market trends and future line plans.
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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.
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