Global Jordan Merchandising Manager Women's Apparel

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

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.

Soul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

This role will drive the execution of the product line architecture for Jordan Women's Apparel, enabling the team to advance the Jordan Women's Apparel strategy while achieving financial goals.

We are looking for an optimistic, curious, authentic, humble, hungry, decisive, influential leader. We have an awareness and understanding of the target consumer, marketplace and it’s changing dynamics. You bring a sense of humility as a core quality of a leader who inspires close collaboration. Demonstrates a passion and pulse for the culture of basketball and streetwear!

WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON

As the Merchandising Manager for Jordan Women's Apparel, you will have a diverse set of responsibilities as a part of the Global Team that brings the product line to life!

You will build a concrete product line architecture and line-plan connected to the Jordan Women’s apparel product strategy. You will build product journeys, determine product lifecycle and set the pricing architecture as well as, provide input on invest/divest decisions related to financial goals. You will work closely with geography teams on key adoption strategies and build marketplace insights into the product line architecture. You will also work with the Nike Direct team on product strategy for membership.

Driving strategic conversations with the Product and Marketplace Teams will be a critical element of your day-to-day. Business analytics and retail acumen will be critical drivers in crafting productive and efficient line plans. The relationships you develop, and cultivate will ensure alignment and collaboration leading up to, and during all key gates and dates.

WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH

Jordan Women's Apparel Product Merchandising Team. As the Apparel Merchandising Manager, you will report to the Director, Womens Apparel Merchandising - Jordan Brand. Within your direct team, you will partner closely with Design and Product Merchandising. It is imperative that you cultivate positive relationships with your colleagues on the Women’s Footwear team in enabling the Brand to unleash its construct.

Every day you will be balancing your interactions with Product and Design colleagues on the creation side of the business, while simultaneously covering the business needs of the Global Marketplace and Geo Merchandising teams. Demand Planning and Finance will also be valuable partners for you in bringing the business science to life.

Women’s Apparel is a growth driver for the Jordan Brand. As a result, building and maintaining a positive relationship with the Brand Team will be critical.

WHAT YOU BRING
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Merchandising or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • 4+ years of validated and tested experience in Merchandising, Product Management, Marketplace, Buying or integrated retail related role
  • Ability to collaborate, demonstrate curiosity and decisiveness while balancing needs of the business
  • Demonstrated leadership capability, including ability to empower, lead, negotiate and influence
  • Demonstrate strong consumer and marketplace understanding
  • Strong business management including analytical proficiency and retail acumen
  • Proficiency in key applications including Keynote, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. MMX and AV, are a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time pending COVID updates

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.

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