Nike Brand Merchandising Manager Apparel in Hilversum, Netherlands
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As an Brand Merchandising Manager Apparel you are responsible for representing the Apparel merchandising within the Western Europe Region. You will focus on profitable, relevant product assortments, which express the brand vision in this marketplace. Furthermore, you will drive the communication related to these assortments to all stakeholders to ensure a consistent consumer experience. You will translate and prioritize consumer insights and marketplace opportunities to provide critical and valuable input to the Global Merchandising team. You are also responsible for enabling key account product segmentation/differentiation in collaboration with Territory Commercial and Merchandising Teams.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in merchandising, integrated retail and/or a product creation role, preferably apparel.
Extensive product experience, having previously worked with apparel products
Excellent knowledge of the Western Europe marketplace
Strong analytical acumen to review historical data & market information and then apply analysis to drive decision making
Experience in connecting observations of trends, color, materials, fashion, etc. and translating those into compelling product recommendations, then editing the product line for profitability
Proficient in leveraging all tools available to drive/inform product decisions (i.e. sales data, trend reports, product integrity data, consumer insights, etc.)
Able to communicate and drive a strategic vision through the ability to network, influence, and utilize internal and external resources at a variety of levels and across functions in a matrix organization.
Results orientated with strong planning and organisational skills
Ability to champion and embrace change in an ever positively changing environment.
Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken required, other languages a positive
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: SRC06302017
Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum
Job Category: Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Merchandising & Product Management