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Global Retail Merchandising Director Concept Development

Company: Nike Deutschland GmbH
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a Global Retail Merchandising Director to be the product, assortment, and retail merchandising expert driving Concept development & evolution for Nike. This role owns the creation and evolution of merchandising & assortment frameworks that bring to life a specific Concept's consumer & marketplace positioning while also driving efficiency and profitability. This person will need Merchandising, Buying, and/or Planning experience within Nike Direct or a vertical retailer. Additionally, the ability to operate in the grey and work entrepreneurially to create a vision, set direction, and provide clarity will be critical as you build out this role to drive value for Nike. -
If this is you, you will be the product, assortment, and retail merchandising leader on the cross-functional Concept Development team. This person will be accountable for all seasonless merchandising/assortment strategies & frameworks during a Concept's development & evolution across not only Men's, Women's, and Kid's but also Footwear, Apparel, and Accessories. Additionally, you will partner with Brand Jordan to build an aligned Nike & Jordan Global point of view. Partnership & collaboration will be essential as you work with the cross-functional team to ensure the Concept's product/assortment strategies are centered in the work and fuel other function's work & decisions. Additionally, you will serve as a critical pivot into Global & Geo teams to ensure alignment across the various strategies to drive a singular Nike product experience & voice at retail when the consumer is in the store.
This individual will work across a highly cross functional team within Nike Stores consisting of the Consumer & Concept team as well as Store Development team on the consumer and product experience. Additionally, functional experts in Styling & Visual Merchandising, Demand & Supply Management, Consumer Direct Retail Design, and Consumer Direct Marketing will be key partners in perfecting the product & assortment strategies. General collaboration with Global Nike Direct Digital Commerce & Membership to ensure alignment to these plans will be required to ensure an O2O experience for consumers is delivered. - This vision you build with your partners will need to be informed by the Men's, Women's, & Kid's strategies as well as the Geographies marketplace opportunities! As a result, collaboration and socialization with the broader Merchandising team will be pivotal to developing and landing a clear and useful strategy in service of consumer & financial targets.
WHAT YOU BRING - Bachelor/Master degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

- 8-10 years of experience in a Merchandising, Buying, and/or Planning role within Nike Direct or a vertical retailer; Brick & Mortar scope highly preferred. - Proficiency in retail & profit-based metrics - Understanding of the end-in-mind and awareness on how decisions affect the product & consumer experience in stores - Track record of balancing art & science to develop productive, profitable, and visually compelling assortment strategies that serve consumers, drive the business, and elevate the brand. - Dynamic leader who embraces change, is comfortable with ambiguity, and always looking for ways to improve self & business - Strong verbal & written communication skills, across culture preferred, including meeting facilitation and presentations - Passionate about retail with a bias for action to turn emerging consumer & marketplace trends into business results - Understanding & experience of the marketplace at a Global, Geo, and Key City level preferred Marke Nike United States Job-ID 00621111

Keywords: Nike Deutschland GmbH, Beaverton , Global Retail Merchandising Director Concept Development, Hospitality & Tourism , Beaverton, Oregon

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