Associate Merchant, Global Running Apparel

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago

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.

Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Merchandising & Product Management

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.

Nike, Inc. products enable and inspire human potential, and it’s up to the Nike Product Management team to define, drive and perfect those products and experiences for consumers around the world. Product managers lead the creation process, manage product lines, and maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends. Product Management employees skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. Whether it’s basketball or skateboarding, apparel or footwear, one thing remains constant: the Product Management team delivers world-class products to help athletes push the boundaries of their potential.

As a Global Running Associate Merchant, you will support the Global Merchandising team to deliver well informed seasonal line plans, growth strategies, and product journeys. You provide a pivotal connection point between driving the vision of the Global Running Category and the needs of the Geographies. Key Accountabilities & Deliverables include:

Partner with Geo Category teams to determine consumer-led capacity and insights by preparing and analyzing Category-level information for Global harmonization
Contributing data and insights that will be used as an input to harmonize the Global Category Line Plan in partnership with the end-to-end Design, Product, and Merchandising teams.
Work with Design and Product partners to build consumer-right product lines
Handles ongoing edits and maintains alignment with Geo and cross-functional partners
Prepare for and engage in key seasonal meetings, such as E2E Line Planning, Final Design Intent, Product Review, Brand Alignment, Product Read Out and Integrated Seasonal Readiness.
Assist with tools to collect and analyze Consumer-Led Capacity data rollup by Category & Close the Loop post-line lock
Assist with tools to collect and analyze Marketplace Insights for the Category
Handle sample intake and ordering process

Requires a Bachelor’s degree or additional 2 years of experience in lieu of degree
At least 2 years’ experience in merchandising, product creation, and/or retail, in a vertical or wholesale environment
Footwear and/or Apparel merchandising experience
Proficiency in retail and profit-based metrics
Consumer-centric mindset
Ability to manage multiple deadlines and seasons
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to travel up to 10% 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 00451502