Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team

MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

MANAGER, MERCHANDISING - PUMA GOLF

Carlsbad, California, 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

  • This position supports the COBRA PUMA GOLF brand.
  • Manage all information related to products including but not limited to price points, forecasts, introduction/launch dates and distribution plans.
  • Plan, forecast and review channel assortments regularly to assure appropriate product positioning, margin targets and segmentation needs are met.
  • Deliver impactful presentations that drive adoption of key seasonal priorities.
  • Own and execute seasonal pre-line process for the channel to collect customer insight, brief additional needs and adjust seasonal assortment plans as needed.
  • Educate the Salesforce on seasonal merchandising strategies and product.
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure that the go-to-market process runs smoothly. Duties include but are not limited to: Account meeting product set up and break down, seasonal sales meeting/launch participation, presentation and set up, and development of necessary sales and account meeting presentation materials, including seasonal catalog

Your Talent

  • 5-7 years of experience in Merchandising or Product Management in either Wholesale or Retail organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Merchandising or a related field
  • Strong business orientation, analytical aptitude and retail math knowledge
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills required to work cross-functionally with sales, product marketing and design teams
  • Comprehensive business knowledge of the US marketplace and consumer goods practices including: distribution channels, pricing, segmentation strategy, regional variances, product sourcing, planning, forecasting, design, development and sales
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with short timelines and changing priorities
  • Flexible, solution and detail-oriented, a skilled communicator and a relationship builder
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Ability to travel 30%, domestically and internationally

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

PUMA Wellbeing at Carlsbad

Athlete

  • Company sports
  •  Fruit
  • Gym contribution
  • Health weeks
  • On-site gym equipment

Social

  • Breakfast
  • Coffee
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties

Flex

  • Employee assistance services
  • Parental leave policy
  • Summer Fridays

Finance

  • 401K employer match
  • Childcare discount
  • Employee discount
  • Medical & dental insurance contr.
  • Pre-tax benefit plans

Carlsbad CA

Carlsbad is where COBRA PUMA GOLF takes a strong swing at introducing joy into the game of golf.

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