Product Line Manager - Kids Lifestyle Footwear
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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.
The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike, Inc. Footwear Product Creation team into motion. The team of footwear developers, testers, engineers, marketers and designers strive for product excellence. They obsess over shoes, while collaborating, ideating and refining the product’s construction, fit and style. They use groundbreaking advancements in technology and sustainable design to accelerate innovation. 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 a Footwear Product Line Manager for Nike Kids!
This role will play an integral part of our strategic vision for Nike Kids, driven by consumer insights, marketplace analysis and line planning efficiencies, to deliver key product briefs, line plans and leadership through key deliverables.
The candidate should have the ability to think entrepreneurially and to be able to evolve a product line while driving a vision for future thinking that sets up a multi-year road map for the future of the Nike Kids footwear product line.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You'll be responsible for collaborating with Design (i.e. Product, Color, Graphic and Material Designers), Development, Merchandising and Brand Marketing to create industry-leading innovation with compelling consumer-lead stories.
WHAT YOU BRING
- Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
- 4+ years of related experience in retail, sales, product, merchandising, sport, music, art, trend, fashion, media or influence-related industries
- Creativity and strong passion for product
- An appreciation for trends, color, style, and art
- Ability to tell compelling stories
- Proven ability to develop strong discernment
- Proficient information-seeking skills and a drive for results
- Effective verbal and written communication skills, including presentations
- Exceptional attention to details and deadlines
- Strong organizational skills
- Can foster and maintain relationships with Product Creation teams, Global merchants, Brand team and other key partners
- Travel up to 10%, domestically and internationally
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.