Sr. Merchant, Global Womens Lifestyle/Fitness Footwear




Beaverton, OR

Why you should apply for a job to Nike:

  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    liver the right product to the right places at the right time and price.

    Who we are looking for

    This job posting is for 1 Sr. Merchant, Global Womens Fitness Footwear and 1 Sr. Merchant, Womens Lifestyle Classics Footwear.

    For Nike merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer! We are looking for a consumerist with an affinity for product who enjoys the energy of moving at the pace of retail and our consumer. A successful Senior Merchant will contribute to an inclusive, positive, and progressive team dynamic. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

    This candidate should possess an understanding of the Nike consumer and marketplace landscapes. The candidate should possess proven retail acumen and analytical skills, and an understanding of retail environments.

    At times working autonomously and with agility, this role is responsible for driving the consumer product offering across the different merchandising dimensions. They will also influence the product offering End to End (from insights to adoption) as well as focusing on multi-season management of Nike's most innovative franchises!

    What you will work on

    You will build consumer-centric assortment plans with an understanding of the full marketplace, blending fact-based and intuitive inputs. You will participate in seasonal reviews & assortment building in partnership with marketplace account-focused merchants.

    You will balance multiple seasons. Your insights will contribute to future season plans and adoption by supporting Gender Merchandising Leadership and upstream partnership within Global Merchandising. You will manage your areas of assortment planning in depth during the seasonal process and gather consumer trends and marketplace insights from in-market seasons.

    Who you will work with

    You will work closely with fellow merchants and cross-functional teams within global and geo merchandising; Planning, Allocation, and Brand Marketing. We also work with finance, operations and the insights/analytics teams; relying on business reporting for your area which includes quantitative and qualitative metrics on sales, inventory and consumer behaviors.

    What you bring

    • Bachelor's degree or higher, or combination of relevant education, experience, and training

    • 4+ years experience in Footwear, Apparel, Equipment, or relevant consumer product merchandising, product creation and/or retail in a vertical, multi-brand or digital environment

    • Strong command of common retail and/or digital metrics such as sell-through, margin, full price realization, weeks of supply, etc.

    • Proven ability to translate consumer, sales, trend, and marketplace insights into in-season and long-term breakthrough strategies

    • Preparing seasonal tools to equip your marketplace partners with an understanding of seasonal priorities.

    • Experience developing strong working relationships with teammates and cross-functional partners

    • Great teammate and contributor, with an attitude and excitement to learn new things

    • Strong communication skills and comfort navigating a cross-functional matrix with an emphasis on influencing skills

    • Attention to detail, understanding the importance of consistency

    MYNEXT: Be Empowered to Grow within Nike and Create the Future

    NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

    NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


    Whether it's transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness - inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential.

    Why you should apply for a job to Nike:

  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.