Category Merchandising Manager - Women's Apparel Running & Training
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. Core Competencies: Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field required Minimum 5 years' of proven and tested experience in merchandising, buying or integrated retail related role. Fully proficient skills in product merchandising/buying, retail acumen, marketplace knowledge, consumer knowledge and line planning. Proven ability to create and apply creative thinking, including retail execution, color application in assortments, and visual presentation development Strong written and verbal communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations. Experience in a cross functional work environment, project management or matrix organization Ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives, network, influence, and utilize internal and external resources as well as demonstrated leadership capability, including the ability to inspire and mentor others within a work group. Strong brand understanding and ability to deliver a premium consumer experience. Proficiency with Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel Ability to travel up to 10% of time 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.
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