Product Line Manager Men's Footwear, Classics at Nike (Portland, OR)

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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, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The first spark of a product idea sets the NIKE, Inc. Product team into motion. The team of developers, testers, engineers, designers and managers obsess over Nike's iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles. They collaborate, ideate and refine products' construction, fit and materials. They maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends. They skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.

We're looking for a Footwear Product Manager for Nike Classics!

This role is responsible for a portion of the classics strategic vision; with a focus on some of the biggest and most influential models in the footwear industry-Air Force 1, Dunk and Cortez. The ideal candidate is someone who's able to interpret consumer and market insights and translate that into strong product briefs and line plans, as well as provide leadership through key product deliverables.

The candidate should be a phenomenal communicator (written and verbal), organizationally sound, with the ability to think strategically and translate product insights into a future vision for the Classics business. A passion for sneaker, streetwear and basketball culture is key. This individual will assist in visualizing and crafting the future vision for Air Force 1, Dunk and Cortez.

In this role, you will join the larger Men's Classics team, where we strive to create and live a culture of diversity, equity and inclusivity. Nike Classics is responsible for creating the next era of sneaker culture and you will be instrumental in bringing this vision to life!

You will be empowered to bring new insights, make key decisions on your product range as well as collaborate with crucial team members to bring the strategic vision to life. We only ask that you do so collaboratively, while building trust and keeping the consumer at the forefront of your decision making.

If this is you, you'll be partnering with Design (product, color, graphic and material), development, merchandising, innovation, Sports and Brand marketing as well as your counterpart in Womens and the broader lifestyle team. Your primary focus will be on crafting industry leading sneakers and strategies, with a stong capability to drive alignment and results across functions


- Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent combination of education and experience

- 4+ years of related experience in retail, sales, product, merchandising, sport, music, art, trend, fashion, media or influence-related industries

- Creativity and a strong passion for product

- Sophisticated understanding of younger Gen Z, early Alpha Generation, streetwear and lifestyle basketball consumers

- Proficient information-seeking skills and a drive for results

- An appreciation for fashion, style, and art

- Outstanding attention to details and deadlines

- Strong organizational skills

- Ability to tell compelling stories

- Can cultivate and maintain positive relationships with Product Creation teams, Global merchants, Brand team and other key partners

- Travel up to 10%, domestically and internationally

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.
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Nike operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. Nike was founded in 2022. It has 98694 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 268 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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