Associate Product Line Manager, Nike By You
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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
The first spark of a product idea sets the NIKE, Inc. Product team into motion. The team of developers, testers, engineers, designers and managers obsess over Nike’s iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles. They collaborate, ideate and refine products’ construction, fit and materials. They maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends. They skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.
Who we are looking for:
We’re looking for a Nike by You Footwear Associate Product Line Manager.
This person will be a leader within our product creation team and will bring a positive attitude, an ability to bring people together and someone who can work with varying personality types to get the best out of their teammates.
Tied to that, they will need to bring strong cross functional collaboration skills, and an attention to deadlines and deliverables to ensure the team stays in sync and on time. They will bring sharp, consumer insights to the team and have a passion for consumers and product. This person will be curious and creative and is someone who can take initiative to solve problems and find solutions. Lastly, the ideal candidate will be comfortable pushing boundaries and taking calculated risks as we continue to drive into new digital territory each and every day.What you will work on:
You’ll be responsible for managing various types of products across the organization, which means no two days are ever the same. This product type spans footwear such as an AF1, a KD or even a Mercurial so this individual will need to set clear, concise direction to inspire their teammates and deliver a product offering that keeps our consumer wanting more.
As Nike by You pushes edges and delivers unmatched choice for our consumer on each product, this candidate will need to successfully lead cross functional, collaborative sessions to help bring this 1:1 customizable product to life. This work will extend outside of just footwear, and also include our digital teammates as we look to fuel our direct-to-consumer offense delivering truly unique product and experiences for our Nike by You consumer.Who you will work with:
You'll be responsible for collaborating with Product Creation peers, Merchandising, and our Digital team to create 1:1 customizable product with compelling & consumer-centric stories. You’ll also partner with the Inline Dimensions and Brand to ensure we are clear on key concepts and integrating at the right moments to help power an even bigger Brand impact.What you bring:
- Requires Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of relevant education, experience and training
- 2 years of relevant experience in product-related role
- Team ahead of self
- Self-Starter, Problem solver
- Creativity, curiosity, and strong passion for product
- Ability to tell compelling stories through product
- Strong business acumen
- An ability to foster and maintain relationships with Product Creation teams, Global merchants, Digital, Brand team and other key partners
- Effective verbal and written communication skills, including presentations
- Proficient information-seeking skills and a drive for results
- Exceptional attention to details and deadlines
- Strong organizational skills
- Travel up to 15%, domestically and internationally
Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.
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.