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MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

ASSOCIATE MANAGER, MERCHANDISING

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States of America

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

  • Create the line architecture for the Value Channel and Costco in conjunction with sales 

  • Full management of an account/accounts and lead account meetings. 

  • Maintain product information to support product databases 

  • Merchandising counterpart for Regional Creation Center (RCC) in creation of product line 

  • Assist the Merchandising Manager(s) with Business Unit driven Line Plan, seasonal Visual Line Plan creation and maintenance for full USA line inclusive of adds, drops, cancels, CAD changes, pricing changes, etc. 

  • Support in line plan product updates and maintenance.   

  • Assist Merchandising Manager(s) with the creation of Business Unit specific tools for all major gates including Merchandising Alignment, Line Freeze, 360, Sales Meeting and Sell-In.

Your Talent

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Merchandising, Marketing, or related field required 

  • 3+ years’ experience in merchandising, integrated retail, or product creation related role 

  • Passion for streetwear, fashion, and sportswear 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word, Excel 

  • Experience in a cross functional work environment, project management or matrix organization 

  • Experience in account management either in sales or merchandising discipline.   

  • May include some domestic and international travel 

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com