Under Armour, Inc. Head of Merchandising, Stephen Curry in Baltimore, Maryland
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Under Armour, via our dominating sports performance brand position, has built a strong foundation for both domestic and global growth in the coming years. At the core of this strong foundation, is the team sports athlete and consumer, whose loyalty to our brand has given Under Armour permission to expand and grow.
The Head of Merchandising - SC will assist with developing an SC brand across multiple sport categories. This individual will focus on creating a merchandising strategy to drive the SC signature business and respective category extensions across footwear, apparel and accessories, as well as strategic approach to distribution.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages all aspects of Merchandising for SC.
Owns line architecture and accountable for SKU productivity and line efficiency.
Partners with product teams to set the season and merchandising strategies.
Expert on the marketplace to anticipate and create the next trend and movement for SC.
Leads the globe on product segmentation, channel differentiation, assortments, and go-to-market strategies for the regions.
Works closely with Product Line Management, Marketing, Planning and Sales to effectively drive sales, create a great customer experience, and increase market share.
Responsible for setting initial price bands and promotional guardrails.
Shares accountability for Global Revenue, SKU productivity, and sell-through for the SC business.
Ensures Brand vision and SC Product stories are being told consistently across the globe.
Develops strategic planning road map for product trends and opportunities.
Communicates vision, inspires performance, and develops talent across Merchant teams.
Consolidates feedback from markets and channels, both qualitative and quantitative, into actionable follow-up for Product teams.
Minimum of 10 years relevant merchandising experience in a fast-paced, product-oriented, consumer-driven company, can show proven career growth and increased responsibility.
BA required, MBA preferred but not mandatory.
An undeniable fit within our culture, values, and work ethic.
A best-in-class approach to merchandising. Expertise in Basketball or Signature Athlete business.
A sincere and contagious passion to take the brand to new levels.
Deep subject matter knowledge of merchandising.
Strong and proven relationships across functional lines. A great partner.
Dynamic leader and influencer who can thrive and rise in a rapidly changing, matrixed environment.
Smart, creative, compelling, driven. Not afraid to lead others past their comfort zone(s). Creates a sense of urgency.
Ability to listen, to discern and to respect the beliefs of team mates.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.