Nike Converse Global Brand Senior Merchandising Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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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, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

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.

Description

For Converse merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Converse Merchandising team understands consumer needs and market capacity to create the right product mix for marketplaces around the world. They blend art with science to bring Converse’s category vision to life in all retail environments from stores to online. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next and deliver the right products, in the right places at the right time and price.

Global Brand Merchandising drives assortment direction focused on category consumer right assortments to ensure a holistic, premium, differentiated and elevated marketplace. This role brings the global strategy to life through creating assortment frameworks and module grids that become consumer right assortments. Global Merchants are responsible for driving the brand vision market-wide and working with their Geography partners across the integrated marketplace to drive well-informed assortment strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the Global and Geo cross-functional teams to deliver well-informed assortments to the consumer

  • Responsible for driving assortment direction

  • Acts as the pivot for categories as well as the bridge from brand to marketplace

  • Gather information on Marketplace Capacity & Insights (MC&I) and determine consolidation process with Geo decisions

  • Integrate MC&I into Assortment Framework and provide to the Global Product team to inform the line plan decision process

  • Provide Design and Color partners with marketplace insights on key styles

  • Collaborate and drive brand and category stories through integrating defining items and key looks into Minimum Credible Assortments market-wide

  • Ensure consistent brand and category storytelling

  • Provide well-informed, seasonal category modular assortments to the Geo Category Merchandising teams

  • Recommend target wholesale and retail price to Product

  • Drive alignment on geo adoption of seasonal strategies and assortments

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 6 years directly relevant experience; apparel fashion preferred

  • Apparel merchandising or buying experience preferred

  • Comprehensive experience as a business/ process leader or industry expert

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite required

  • Physical movement of samples and boxes as needed, during meeting setups

  • Ability to travel 20-25% of the time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 6 years directly relevant experience; apparel fashion preferred

  • Apparel merchandising or buying experience preferred

  • Comprehensive experience as a business/ process leader or industry expert

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite required

  • Physical movement of samples and boxes as needed, during meeting setups

  • Ability to travel 20-25% of the time

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.

Job ID: 00384457

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job Category: Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Converse I, Merchandising & Product Management, Converse