Associate Product Line Manager - Women's Running Apparel
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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 an individual who is passionate about Nike and Women’s Product, and is inspired by finding product solutions for our female running consumer. This individual is organized, a phenomenal communicator, and loves to collaborate within a team.
This role has a direct influence on the strategy, aesthetic and execution of our Women’s Running Line by partnering with the W’s Running product line managers and product director as well as the total creation cross functional team at key moments throughout the season.
The candidate needs to have heightened awareness of the women’s fashion and performance industries/competitive landscape, a passion for Nike and Women’s product, and confidence with verbal and written communication.WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
If this is you, you will be supporting a Product Line Managers and a Product Director in all product meetings and maintaining our product assortment data integrity, creating visual tools for our cross-functional team, sample ordering and management as well as owning a portion of our line through product strategy and end to end management with your merchandising, design, and development partners.
A typical day/week looks like joining in on all product and design reviews, connecting with merchandising at key strategy check-ins, participating in cross-functional meetings, creating compelling visual tools for influencing design, merchandising and our downstream geography partners, maintaining our systems and product tools.WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will be reporting into the Women’s Sport Performance Apparel Product Director, and working alongside two Womens' Running Apparel product line managers. You will also collaborate with the product managers throughout the Women’s product creation team. Additional key partner functions include your peers in apparel design, technical development, materials, and global merchandising.WHAT YOU BRING
- AA or Bachelors degree. Looking for internship experience or retail experience within the apparel or performance industries or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
- 1-2 years in an entry level buying or merchandising role is a plus.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
- Must haves: Passion for Women’s product, confidence using Excel, retail math, can build compelling visual tools in Powerpoint/Keynote.
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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.