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Nike Merchandise Manager (Canada HQ) in Toronto, Ontario

Thank you for your interest in Nike and selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work and build a strong career with one of the coolest brands in the world?

We at NIKE Canada are currently looking for an exceptionally talented Merchandise Manager for our Canadian Head Office, Downtown Toronto, ON.

About Us:

Nike, Inc is one of the most recognized and leading brands in the world. We are the world’s leading innovator in athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories.

Along the way, Nike has established a strong Brand Portfolio with several wholly-owned subsidiaries including CONVERSE, JORDAN BRAND and NIKE GOLF. Nike’s world headquarters is located in the United States near Beaverton, Oregon, a suburb of Portland. Nike operates all around the globe employing more than 73,000+ people across six continents.

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

For NIKE, Inc. 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. From stores to online, this team helps bring the seasonal category visions to life. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next to deliver the right product to the right places at the right time and price.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We’re looking for consumerists with an affinity for product that enjoy the energy of moving at the pace of retail and the consumer. A successful Merchandise Manager will thrive and contribute to an inclusive, positive, and progressive team dynamic.

We are looking for someone that can drive a well-rounded strategic plan for the marketplace by using historical data, analytics, and real-time market feedback to advise and lead cross-functional partners. This role will focus highly on product, color and line plan details that help identify opportunities to grow the business and serve the Consumer better.

This position will report to Canada Merchandising Director.

Key Accountabilities include:

• Curate consumer-right assortment for Value Marketplace (Nike Unite/ Factory stores) and strategically liquidate marketplace excessive inventories to ensure portfolio excellence.

• Drive in-season business results to achieve KPIs, plan & strategy; leverage weekly business results and marketplace trends to move at the pace of the consumer via read and react activities

• Set all Factory & Clearance pricing, markdowns and promo events

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

• Building and sustaining positive relationships with key cross functional (Planning, Allocations, Finance) and Geo Partners.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher, or combination of relevant education, experience and training

  • 5 years experience in footwear or apparel merchandising, product creation and/or retail buying in a vertical, multi-brand or digital environment

  • Footwear, Apparel, Equipment or relevant consumer product merchandising experience

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with teammates and cross-functional partners.

  • Great Teammate & Contributor, attitude and excitement to learn newness.

  • Thorough attention to detail, understanding the importance of consistency.

If this is you, then please apply online with your most recent resume at your earliest opportunity. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.

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