Merchandising Manager

Boston, MA, USA
Posted 9 days ago
Full timeFootwear Manufacturing

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Converse is a place to explore potential, break barriers 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 Converse, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving world to make things better as a team.

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We’ve got the goods. We just need the people who believe in the goods. That’s you. You see the product in the space. And you get how to make it leave the space. In someone’s bag, on someone’s feet. You’re a trendwatcher. A callmaker. Maybe even a visionary. You throw Product and Retail into a blender and make it come out as smooth delicious Success.

Converse Inc., Boston, MA. Drive integrated, profitable, relevant consumer rights assortments, which express the category vision in the marketplace. Lead and drive consistent premium category consumer experience and communicate category assessments to stakeholders. Manage and oversee internal and external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes or services. Manage the anticipation of consumer need and assess requirements to identify new solutions. Direct the compilation of channel, tier, account insights and capacity to determine account differentiation needs. Manage geography seasonal channel, account, banner strategies and assortment to sales. Oversee geography hindsight and adopt assortments as needed. Direct category prioritization with a channel and tier account. Devise depth, size, color of account, and banner assortments. Manage, innovate, and present insights, hind-sitting and marketplace business opportunities. Direct the gathering and input of data to own the forecasting and territory targets. Up to 15% international travel is required.

Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration, or Communications and 4 years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation. Experience must include:

  • Merchandising Acumen;
  • Consumer insights;
  • Buying and allocation process;
  • Flex product system;
  • Segmentation and differentiation process;
  • Performance management;
  • KPIs tracking and reporting;
  • Forecasting skills;
  • Product line management;
  • Marketplace mapping;
  • Product Acumen

Converse is more than a company; it’s a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we’re different.


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