• Nike, Inc.
  • $56,520.00 -90,140.00/year*
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • Retail
  • Full-Time
  • 1972 Charle St

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Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team



NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.



The essence of Hurley, a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc., is rooted in a love of the ocean and its constant state of change. Founded in 1999, the performance surf brand designs, markets and distributes industry-leading apparel, footwear and accessories. Fueled by innovation, inclusion and empowerment of youth, the Hurley team stretches around the world, from the brand headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif., to offices in Tokyo, Sydney, Barcelona and Bali. Hurley's corporate team of marketers, salespeople, designers, digital strategists, product managers and more share a passion for beach culture and freedom of expression that translates into advanced, authentic products for the surf athlete.



**Description**



As our Retail Planner for the Hurley brand, you will be responsible for developing specific merchandise plans to meet key business goals and financial goals, ensuring profitability and aligning consumer purchasing trends with product offerings in specific Hurley retail stores. You will develop, implement and communicate financial plans and strategies that support the buying, marketing and financial objectives of an assigned category or area of responsibility. We currently have 2 openings.



Responsibilities:



+ Analyze historical data and current trends to identify current and future risks and opportunities for the business.

+ Meet or exceed financial goals by creating plans that strengthen sales, bottom line-profitability, and inventory targets.

+ Collaborate with key business partners to develop and communicate a comprehensive plan that aligns future financial and product opportunities.

+ Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast in-season sales and inventories on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.

+ Present financial forecasts and supporting action plans in meetings. Frequently communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to management and cross-functional partners.

+ Create clear, comprehensive product plans that develop brand stories and guide buyers to create profitable, consumer-focused product lines.

+ Develop and guide in-season markdowns, promotions and seasonal transfers in partnership with buyers and retail management team.



**Qualifications**






+ Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 2 years directly relevant work experience (One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 1 yr; Masters + 0-3 yrs; Associates degree + 1-3 yrs; High School + 3-5 yrs)


+ 3 years relevant retail experience in company planning, merchandise planning, allocation or merchandising preferred.


+ Comprehensive understanding of retail math


+ Experience in gross margin profitability planning


+ Ability to create monthly reports, top line sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep


+ Excellent and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and guide others


+ Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred


+ Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business


+ Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc


+ Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred


+ Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions


+ Excellent team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business



**Qualifications**




+ Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 2 years directly relevant work experience (One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 1 yr; Masters + 0-3 yrs; Associates degree + 1-3 yrs; High School + 3-5 yrs)


+ 3 years relevant retail experience in company planning, merchandise planning, allocation or merchandising preferred.


+ Comprehensive understanding of retail math


+ Experience in gross margin profitability planning


+ Ability to create monthly reports, top line sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep


+ Excellent and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and guide others


+ Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred


+ Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business


+ Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc


+ Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred


+ Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions


+ Excellent team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business



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.



**Job ID:** 00432947



**Location:** United States-California-Costa Mesa



**Job Category:** Retail Corporate, Hurley
Associated topics: inventory, merchandise, merchandiser, merchandising, procurement, retail merchandiser, stocking, supply chain, warehouse, warehouse associate

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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