Nike Associate Merchant, NA Nike Direct, Golf & Tennis Apparel in Portland, Oregon

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.

For Nike 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. They blend art with science to bring Nike’s category vision to life in all retail environments from stores to online. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next and deliver the right products, in the right places at the right time and price.

Description

As an Associate Merchant, North America Nike Direct Merchandising, you will build assortments across Nike Direct channels to deliver on merchandising strategy and distinctive product direction across Gender, Member Mindsets, Product Type and Category. Focus on the consumer, delivering curated, productive, profitable and digitally connected assortments across the Nike Direct marketplace. Drives the one team philosophy through partnership with the Global and Geo cross functional teams.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Create and maintain member led channel assortments for Nike Direct

  • Adopt and collaborate on the Must Have Product Offering with Global and Geography Merchandising partners

  • Build and deliver the Geography Nike Direct consumer led capacity in partnership with Geo Category and Marketplace Merchandising, Planning and Analytics

Key Deliverables include:

  • Build product assortments aligned with the strategy and vision for Nike Direct in collaboration with Geography localization

  • Deliver on adoption targets for the Must Have Product Offering with Global and Geography Merchandising partners

  • Deliver Geo product direction with the Brand team to tell deeper stories and ensure localization needs are delivered

  • Read and react to in season analytics and identify opportunities to adapt current business and inform future assortments, merchandising strategies and strategic initiatives driven by member mindsets

  • Ensure assortments support financial targets in partnership with Geography Nike Direct Planning and Analytics

  • Deliver and participate in the key corporate gates and gameplan deliverables

Qualifications

  • 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, digital, or wholesale environment

  • Footwear, apparel and/or equipment merchandising experience

  • Proficiency in retail and profit based metrics

  • Assortment planning experience

  • A keen understanding of the Nike consumer and marketplace

  • A high taste level for product

  • An ability to employ retail acumen and proven storytelling capabilities

  • An ability to respond with speed and agility

  • Candidate must be willing to travel 10-20% of the time

Qualifications

  • 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, digital, or wholesale environment

  • Footwear, apparel and/or equipment merchandising experience

  • Proficiency in retail and profit based metrics

  • Assortment planning experience

  • A keen understanding of the Nike consumer and marketplace

  • A high taste level for product

  • An ability to employ retail acumen and proven storytelling capabilities

  • An ability to respond with speed and agility

  • Candidate must be willing to travel 10-20% 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: 00424034

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Merchandising & Product Management, Golf