Nike Territory Account Merchant Associate in Hilversum, Netherlands

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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

Role Purpose

We are looking for a Territory Account Merchant Associate to join our Sporting Goods Account Merchandising team at our European HQ near Amsterdam. In this role you are responsible to create and deliver productive and aligned cross-category assortment strategy and tools for the territory strategic account. You are part of the Integrated Account Team (IAT) and you will see beyond the current trends and identify what’s next to deliver the right assortment to the right place, at the right time, and at the right price.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Partner with the Category Merchants to get the best insights for the seasons.

  • Provide account feedback and consumer led insights into the category teams as part of line planning process.

  • Participate in account facing meetings as needed to ensure handover of all assortment strategies and tools.

  • Partner with retail planners to support account strategy, retail capacity and product flow.

  • Partner within the IAT to review and consumer-led capacity, insights, and local pricing.

  • Recap account feedback to shape assortment opportunities.

  • Support account merchandising team to deliver assortment strategy within the IAT and across the merchandising function.

  • Delivers go to market tools for territory account.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Degree educated with 3 years' experience in sporting good and/or at a multiple retailer.

  • Passion for Nike brand.

  • Strong computer, communication & analytical skills;

  • Effective verbal & written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations in English;

  • Leadership Expectations: Think like a consumer, Show enthusiasm for the future

  • You are a self-starter and creative thinker

Travel: once or twice per season to the market.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Degree educated with 3 years' experience in sporting good and/or at a multiple retailer.

  • Passion for Nike brand.

  • Strong computer, communication & analytical skills;

  • Effective verbal & written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations in English;

  • Leadership Expectations: Think like a consumer, Show enthusiasm for the future

  • You are a self-starter and creative thinker

Travel: once or twice per season to the market.

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: 00419137

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

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