Manager, Merchandising Men's Footwear North America- Jordan Brand
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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.
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.
For Nike, Inc. merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Nike Merchandising team understands consumer needs and market capacity to create the right product mix for marketplaces around the world. From stores to online, this team helps bring the seasonal category visions to life. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next to deliver the right product to the right places at the right time and price.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for an experienced Merchandise Manager for North America Jordan Brand to join our team. We are looking for consumerists with an affinity for product that enjoy the energy of moving at the pace of retail and the consumer. A successful Merchandising Manager will thrive and contribute to a positive and progressive team dynamic, as well as lead in a way that elevates the total team. The candidate should possess proven retail acumen and analytical abilities, have an understanding of retail environments, have a high taste level for product, with the ability to employ retail acumen. The candidate should have the ability to respond with speed and agility, and is willing to travel 5-15% of the time.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
As a Merchandising Manager in NA, your business focus will be on Performance, Wings, and Special Projects. You will build assortments for the marketplace to deliver on merchandising strategy and distinctive product direction across Gender, Consumer Mindsets, Product Type and Business silo. You’ll focus on the consumer, delivering curated, productive, profitable assortments across the marketplace. You’ll read and react to in season analytics and find opportunities to adapt current business and inform future assortments, merchandising strategies and strategic initiatives.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will drive the one team philosophy through partnership with the Global and Geography cross functional teams. You’ll help create and collaborate on the Product Offering with Global and Geography Merchandising partners. You will build and deliver the Geography consumer led capacity in partnership with Marketplace Merchandising, Planning and Analytics.
WHAT YOU BRING
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years experience in merchandising, product creation, and or retail, in a vertical or wholesale environment
Footwear, apparel and/or equipment merchandising experience
Understanding of retail key performance indicators and profit based metrics
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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.