Associate Merchandising Undergraduate Intern / Sports Equipment
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痴 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痴 next and deliver the right products, in the right places at the right time and price.Pursuing a Bachelor痴 degree in a Retail Management, Retail and Consumer Science or retail relevant major
In the role of an Associate Merchant Intern you will support the Merchandising team in driving integrated, profitable, relevant product assortments that express the category vision in the marketplace and meet revenue targets. You値l provide merchandising execution within regional product merchandising at an intermediate professional level. You値l provide line plan systems maintenance, and help drive alignment throughout the merchandising process including model plan, flow plan, wholesale and suggested retail pricing strategies and gross pricing margin targets. You値l utilize market knowledge and internal data systems to provide assistance to the Merchandising team, collaborate with the Sales team on distribution strategies, and work with the Demand Planning and Operations teams to ensure optimal seasonal planning. You値l conduct analysis of current business (including bookings, and sell-through by channel, age/gender/sport segments, size, color, etc.) You値l drive the translation of consumer insights into relevant stories, collections and concepts to drive the business. You値l prepare Merchandising tools such as consumer right assortments. In addition, you値l also be responsible for sample management.
Retail experience in a vertical retailer preferred
General financial proficiency and analysis skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Applications due by February 12, 2017
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