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MANAGER, MERCHANDISING - RETAIL

Westford, 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

PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It starts in sport and ends in fashion. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training, Fitness, Golf and Motorsports.  

We are currently looking for a Manager, Merchandising - Retail to join our growing team in Westford, MA.  Ideal candidate will be responsible in developing both long term and seasonal business plan and line architectures that support PUMA’s financial and brand objectives. He/She will be responsible for managing all information related to products including price points, forecasts, intro dates, and distribution.  Will also evaluate and assess incoming trends and product flow to drive category growth and increase desirability and profitability for all channels.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the product line managers to ensure the creation of products are meeting brand voice and in line with architecture requirements for North America
  • Prepare and interpret sales data to provide feedback and strategic recommendations
  • Partner with cross-functional departments to ensure efficiencies are identified and implemented to drive best cost advantages
  • Collaborate with all divisions of Retail and Wholesale Merchandising to ensure consistent messaging to the consumer and ensure footwear, apparel, and accessories are integrated for an impactful presentation
  • Collaborate with Marketing and visual teams on a consistent cadence to maximize product exposure to the consumer at key selling periods
  • Understand competitive environments in detail and identifying trend curves, pricing, marketing, and key items.

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Merchandising or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Merchandising or Buying in either a Wholesale or Retail organization
  • Ability to work and collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Analytical, deadline driven with a strong ability to prioritize and project management skills
  • Ability to conceive and create new thoughts and ideas pertaining to the presentation of products
  • 15% travel both domestic and international.

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 Westford

Athlete

  • Chair massages
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Wellness room

Social

  • Benefit / wellness fairs
  • Company parties
  • Community engagement
  • Coffee bar

Flex

  • Employee assistance services
  • Parent child office
  • Parental leave policy
  • Summer hours

Finance

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

Westford MA

Enter Westford, where PUMA is close to nature (and the sports that come with it) and buzzes with the energy to drive sport and fashion forward.

Go Westford
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