Lead Product Line Manager, Women's Streetwear - Global Jordan Apparel
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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.
As our Product Line Manager Lead, Jordan Women’s Flight Apparel, you will drive compelling product creation for our streetwear consumer to launch the brand into the future. Leading Women’s Flight Apparel – you will lead strategy and be the voice of the future, leading through consumer right product.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
This candidate will have superior streetwear trend acumen, understanding the consumer’s ecosystem of influence and how Jordan Apparel can achieve the ambition of becoming the #1 streetwear brand in the world! They will demonstrate leadership capability, including ability to empower and mentor others within work group while hitting key gates and dates. This person has high profile presentation and communication skills as well as experience researching consumer insights and translating into product solutions. This role requires a high workload capacity & resourcefulness – no two days are the same!
WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON?
You’ll be responsible for understanding the consumer plus analyzing product and trends in global markets. You’ll apply expert professional understanding of product creation, delivery and pricing need of consumers, key markets and thoughtful decision making. You will be creating and communicating a vision for Product across the Jordan Apparel Offense, driven through end-in-mind storytelling and consumer-right product strategies. You’ll also serve as the primary spokesperson at key product creation, CODE gates. You’ll direct the global agreement of the product line, costing, and pricing based on consumer needs, key markets and channels. You’ll cultivate execution of key initiatives.
WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?
You will lead the product creation process through key interaction with Product, Design, Materials, Tech Design, Merchandising, Sourcing/Costing, Demand Planning and Operations. You will brief style/SKU level to optimize productivity, margin and revenue. In addition, you’ll also develop, maintain and foster key relationships between Global Apparel, Geo and X-Category Product Management teams at the appropriate level to ensure alignment and integration for key dates.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Retail Merchandising, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years’ experience in apparel or footwear product creation role and deep understanding of the product creation process
Demonstrate excellent and creative consumer / marketplace understanding
Experience, knowledge and passion for women’s streetwear and the culture of Basketball
Demonstrate leadership capabilities, including the ability to motivate, lead, negotiate and impact the triad
Excellent business management experience, analytical proficiency and understanding of retail math
Experience with Excel/Keynote/Miro/MMX
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25%
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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.