SOREL Go-To-Market Operations Specialist

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

DEAR RULE-BREAKERS, DREAMERS, CREATIVE MINDS: WE WANT YOU.Here at SOREL, we believe you are your most powerfultooland your determination makes you an unstoppable force.
It all started with an iconic boot. But today, its so much more. Our all-season footwear pushes the boundaries of function-first fashion, breaks away from predictable fashion trends, and rises to any (and all) occasions. The kind of stuff youll want to wear all day, every day.
The SOREL culture is all about who dare to draw outside the lines, but audaciously push forward as one. Its an institution of creators, doers and leaders who bring the spirit of the boot into everything.
We believe the future belongs to the creative. The passionate. The forward-thinkers.
So, are you ready to step up and step into your element? Walk with us.

ABOUT THE POSITIONThe Operations team at SOREL is looking for a Go-To-Market (GTM) Operations Specialist to actively participate in the development and enhancement of Footwears role in the SOREL GTM process. The goal of the GTM project is to identify and incorporate efficient processes that will streamline product development, align efforts with other SOREL product lines and deliver cohesive and focused product line results. In this role, you will collaborate with key members of Product, Development, Merchandising, Sales, Sourcing, Costing, Quality, Photo Studio, OCM, Master Data and support organizations. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to maintain operational standards, support global processes, and monitor and ensure deadlines and data integrity is met for SOREL.

HOWYOULLMAKE A DIFFERENCE Manage the seasonal footwear catalog (including ensuring final approval of all copy & imagery) for the US, CAN, EU and IDR final line; creating and managing the seasonal calendar for the Photos Studio.

Manage the packaging processes to ensure correct technology call outs on footwear and all packaging that goes to retail.

Manage the sample process for all major footwear check points - first adopt, final adopt, sales meeting and bulk samples; manage the sample process for the Sales Reps sell-in samples and seeding samples for accounts.

Manage the input of the seasonal forecast from the product team; manage and implement the seasonal process with our finance and product team; line plans and seasonal construct document owner; ongoing 100% knowledge/intimacy with the seasonal line plan.

Provides expertise to the Footwear team with daily operational tasks and style set ups; recommends and implements new and/or ongoing footwear process changes within product creation; spearhead constant refinement of the product creation process.

YOU AREProblem solver

A strong communicator (written + verbal)

Well-versed in the footwear development process, merchandising, and go-to-market strategies

YOUHAVEBachelors degree in business or related discipline. Equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

2-5 years experience with go-to-market, operations, footwear development or merchandising

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Here at SOREL, we believe you are your most powerful tool and the determination you find within is an unstoppable force. SOREL challenges the status quo by creating unexpected footwear that pushes the boundaries of function-first fashion. We stay in motion so you can push yourself forward.

Being part of the SOREL tribe is for the few that dare to draw outside the lines. Its a culture comprised of individuals audaciously pushing forward as one. New ideas fuel us as we explore the unknown, while never being afraid to charge the edge. SOREL is an institution of creators, doers and leaders who bring the spirit of the boot in everything we make.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.