Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Nike Factory Stores Mens Director, NA Nike Direct Merchandising


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Portland
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
Job Description

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
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.
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.
DescriptionAs Men’s Director, North America Nike Direct Merchandising, you support the Nike Factory Stores DMM to deliver the merchandising strategy and seasonal assortment direction for Men’s, across Consumer Mindsets, Product Type and Category. You will lead a team of Merchants to optimize seasonal assortments, how product comes to life in store, manage in season business results and serves members personally informed by Geography led consumer insights. You will focus on the consumer, delivering curated, productive and profitable assortments across the Nike Direct marketplace. You will drive the one team philosophy through partnership with the Global and Geo cross functional teams. Key Accountabilities include:Lead Men’s Merchants to develop Nike Direct annual/seasonal merchandising plans across Apparel and Footwear to support a distinctive assortment with speed and responsiveness
Lead Category teams to drive realization of seasonal product, merchandising and brand strategy for Nike Direct Factory Stores
Adopt and collaborate on the Shape of the Season with Global and Geography Merchandising partners
Build and deliver the North America Nike Direct consumer led capacity in partnership with Geo Category and Global Merchandising, Planning and Analytics
Key Deliverables include:Review team deliverables for Consumer led insights and assortments to ensure maximization of opportunities as well as Geography Nike Direct localization priorities
Deliver on adoption targets for Strategic Rebuy Assortments with Global and Geography Merchandising partners
Deliver Geo product direction with the Brand team to tell deeper stories and ensure localization needs are delivered
Read and react to in season analytics and identify opportunities to adapt current business and inform future assortments, merchandising strategies and strategic initiatives driven by member mindsets
Ensure assortments support financial targets in partnership with Geography Nike Direct Planning and Analytics
Deliver and participate in the key corporate gates and game plan deliverables
People management/team leadership
QualificationsRequires a Bachelor’s degree or additional 2 years of experience in lieu of degree
At least 10 years’ experience in merchandising, product creation, and or retail, in a vertical, digital, or wholesale environment
Footwear, apparel and/or equipment merchandising experience
Proficiency in retail and profit based metrics
Assortment planning experience
A keen understanding of the Nike consumer and marketplace
A high taste level for product
An ability to employ retail acumen and proven storytelling capabilities
An ability to respond with speed and agility
Candidate must be willing to travel 10-20% 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.
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Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Nike Factory Stores Mens Director, NA Nike Direct Merchandising


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Portland
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available