Somerville, Massachusetts, US
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Senior Manager, Merchandising - Retail

Country : USA USA

State : Massachusetts

County : Middlesex County

Town : Somerville

Category : Merchandising

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Job description

  • Present, test, and execute strategies to maximize margin and raise level of product in PUMA Outlets.
  • Conceive and create new thoughts and ideas pertaining to maximizing revenue and resources, presenting products, and reaching the consumer.
  • Collaborate with all divisions of retail and wholesale merchandising to ensure a consistent message reaches the consumer and footwear, apparel, and accessories are integrated for an impactful presentation.
  • Develop, grow, and empower team to take on increasing levels of responsibility and ownership of the business.
  • Collaboration with cross functional teams including marketing, planning, and visual experience to lead initiatives and improve consumer's experience.
  • Prepare, execute, and present strategies and programs to meet annual targets.
  • Ensure upcoming trends, key items, color and product flows are balanced to drive category growth and increase desirability and profitability for all channels.
  • Own long term and seasonal business plans that support PUMA's financial and brand objectives backed by insights and analysis.
  • Work in cross-functional teams to see all programs through from inception until in consumer's hands.
  • Be the expert in the competitive environment and market knowledge.
  • Represent the brand and utilize the brand values (Brave, Confident, Determined, Joyful) in all decisions, actions, processes and practices.


  • 7+years of experience in Merchandising or Buying in either a Wholesale or Retail organization

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Merchandising or a related field

  • Firm understanding of retail merchandising organizations and processes

  • Deadline driven, with the ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast paced environment

  • Strength in presentation and written skills

  • Establishes an independent view while effectively collaborating in decision-making forums

  • Team player with the ability to work cross functionally with a diverse set of individuals

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