Nike CONVERSE Brand Merchandising Manager, Global Markets Footwear, in Boston, Massachusetts

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Description

As the Global Partner Markets (GPM) Footwear Merchandiser, you will be responsible for creating and driving the footwear merchandising strategy for our Partner Markets across the globe from Southeast Asia to Eastern Europe to Latin America.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Merchandise Management

  • Play a critical role in influencing and crafting theregional seasonal Go-To-Market strategies, including channel and marketmapping and key account initiative development.

  • Responsible for cultivating integrated, profitable, andrelevant product assortments, which express the Converse vision in themarketplace

  • Collaborate with the Footwear Director to representGPM’s voice at all major product merchandising forums

  • Brief the Global merchandising team on the seasonalproduct needs and provide a strong point of view on emerging market trends

Business Planning

  • Establishfinancial plans by segment and classification by country

  • Analyzesales data to identify and influence brand and volume drivers.

Converse Partner Management

  • Interact directly with Converse Global Partners.

  • Ensure all locally relevant opportunities are briefedin a timely manner and in line with the seasonal global direction.

  • Plan and lead market visits with cross-functionalpartners to gain marketplace and consumer insight that can be interpretedinto new business opportunities.

  • Collaborate with the partners on key seasonal storiesand directed assortment plans

Qualifications

  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree

  • Yearsof Experience: 3-5 years. (consumer goods, apparel, or footwear)

  • Strongcommunication skills, able to influence at a variety of levels and acrossfunctions in a complex

  • matrixorganization

  • Abilityto deliver results against tight timelines

  • Excellentcommand of English, both written and spoken required, other languages (ieSpanish/Portuguese) a positive

  • Domesticand Intl Travel: 15% 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: 00346498

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

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