Merchant - CONS Apparel
Hurley - New York, NY

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As one of our Apparel Merchandising Associates in Cons, you'll be responsible for collecting product, consumer and competitive trends in the key global markets for the Category. You'll be responsible for understanding consumer needs. You'll also conduct analysis of the current business. You'll contribute to drafting line plans. You'll participate in all facets of the product creation process and work with direction to meet key deliverables. You'll be responsible for entering and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of information in the data management system. You'll work with your team to create presentations to sell-in product. You'll be responsible for assisting the product team at key gates with samples and presentations. You'll be responsible for ensuring consistency in tools for the category and also in the execution of action plans for regional requests. In addition, you'll also ensure accuracy of the product creation and management tools.
          Requirements for the position include:
          • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Retail Merchandising or a related field
          • 5 years' experience in a product-related role in the consumer products industry
          • 3 years' experience in a Product Line Manager role is a plus
          • High-level understanding of retail buying and the product creation and sourcing process
          • Strong business orientation and knowledge of the factors driving financial performance
          • Demonstrated financial line planning skills
          • Experience in business planning and management
          • Strong strategic and analytical skills
          • Ability to lead a cross functional team of people and inspire them to achieve shared goals and objectives
          • Ability to create consensus and work cooperatively while sharing expertise and serving as a mentor to others
          • Exceptional presentation and interpersonal communication skills
          • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

          Job Merchandising & Product Management
          Primary Location US-NY-New York

          Organization Nike Affiliates
          Schedule Full-time
          Job Level Individual Contributor
          Travel Yes, 20% of the time

          Number of Openings 1

          Background Check Required Not Specified
          Non-Compete Required Not Specified
          Relocation Available Yes

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