Merchandising Lead reporting into the Global Go-To-Market Director. Tasked with streamlining seasonal merchandising tools and assisting in managing strategic business partnerships.
-Manage Seasonal Product Merchandising. Including: Product Line Plan, Go-To-Market Tools and Facilitating SMU requests.
-Manage Amazon Sales Agency- providing seasonal product direction, selling assets, as well as tracking marketing expenditure & ROI.
-Represent Portland Accessories at key customer meetings, with prepared business insights and product plans.
-Collaborate with colleagues to create analytical product and financial reports, to identify business opportunities and challenges.
-Point person for day-to-day customer product questions and needs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Strong communicator with an ability to present. Whether that be data/analysis, business strategy or seasonal product direction.
-Advanced MS-Office knowledge required. Excel and Powerpoint a focus. Netsuite and SEO experience a plus.
-High degree of customer orientation and proactive demand management.
-Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex data and develop creative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment.
-Experience with ecommerce business and online marketing a plus.
Qualifications & Experience:
-Bachelors degree in Business, Marketing or Finance.
-Minimum 2-3 years experience in PLM / Merchandising.
-Industry specific (Athletic, Outdoor, Lifestyle) experience preferred.