Marketing Manager Christina

Marketing

Director, Visual Experience

Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

That hustler’s spirit can be felt across PUMA categories, partnerships, offices, and countries. And we are always in search of talent that can help us set the pace at which sport and culture collide, as well as finding better ways to connect and collaborate with our communities.

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

Your Mission

  • Responsible for the overall strategy and vision of PUMA’s visual experience team focusing on creating best in class consumer experiences across multiple touchpoints (physical and digital) within our wholesale and retail environments that bring our product and brand stories to life
  • Manage the conceptualization, development, and implementation of all visual experience, visual merchandising, shop concepts and visual branding propositions for North American region
  • Collaborate with visual experience stakeholders across the global and regional organizations (marketing, sales merchandising, operations, planning, retail, IT, global marketing) in order to concept, produce and execute concepts
  • Lead the development of the proper process and communication flows across internal and external areas to effectively deliver the required visual experiences
  • Set the appropriate strategy and team structure for in-store concept design, roll out, visual merchandising and refresh needs in NA market with key channels of distribution in mind
  • Develop visual experience performance KPI’s and monitor implemented solutions to ensure optimal consumer experience and business impact
  • Manage external agencies and partners to generate designs, renderings, production plans, VM solutions and maintenance plans as needed
  • Manage and maximize Visual Experience budget in tandem with finance and marketing operations inclusive of OPEX and CAPEX expenditures  
  • Oversee application of visual experiences via team members across PUMA owned showrooms, tradeshows, GTM milestone events and sell-in meetings
  • Manage and develop a team of experienced individuals and ensure growth and opportunities for learning, contribution and exposure to the organization  

Your Talent

  • 10+ years of experience in In-Store/Visual Merchandising in a retail environment.
  • 5+ years of experience managing and developing teams
  • Exceptional leadership ability with an eye for design and styling.  Demonstrated success in visual merchandising, innovation and implementation.
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas and lead teams from conception to implementation.
  • Strong management qualities:  approaches work with a mindset of collaboration, develops effective working relationships within the team, department and cross-functional team members.  Fosters a creative and inspiring environment.
  • Ability to work independently while handling multiple projects concurrently.
  • Experience in managing projects from concept to completion.  Demonstrates an understanding of materials, cost, and time requirements on projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels within the organization.
  • Strength in presentation skills and ability to develop quality innovative presentations.
  • Flexibility to travel domestic and international.

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. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

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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Shape PUMA Marketing

PUMA Marketing is a highly engaged, driven and fun group! We communicate directly with our consumers daily, and work together to create stories that effectively reach and impact PUMA fans around the world. It doesn‘t get any better than that!

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