Sr. Professional, Channel Merchandising

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

The Senior Professional Merchandiser is responsible for optimizing site conversion through the execution of merchandising strategies. They also will utilize research and analytics to drive recommendations and decision-making, and are responsible for operational accuracy across the site, providing for a seamless customer experience. This role reports to the Managing Merchandiser

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

•    Support Lead Merchant with seasonal merchandise strategies and product presentations to present a compelling product story and maximize revenue and conversion
•    Partner with Planners and Lead Merchandiser to forecast seasonal assortment
•    Actively manage assortment line lists, inclusive of pricing & promotions.
•    Collaborate with manager and planning partners to maximize product opportunities and mitigate risk
•    Drive cross-functional initiatives to improve site experience including A|B testing, new site functionalities and tools
•    Collaborate with business partners from marketing and planning to develop revenue-driving business strategies around content, assortment needs and promotions
•    Manage the day to day merchandising activities of the category to ensure best in class experience
•    Participate in weekly merchandising, and digital marketing meetings to understand key business trends and merchandising strategies.
•    Analyze selling reports and data to understand category performance and consumer behavior to make business recommendations and changes on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis
•    Participate in Go to Market strategy development in bringing the big ideas to life digitally, via the content calendar, for future seasons while balancing current season demands.
•    Perform other related duties, tasks, and responsibilities as required by management
 

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

•    Strong project management, analytical, problem-solving, and verbal/written communication skills required
•    Highly organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, resourceful, and can envision and execute innovative solutions in a complex environment
•    Exceptional analytical skills and a demonstrated ability to utilize data in the most effective and innovative ways
•    Must be able to clearly communicate complex ideas, timelines, tasks, and deadlines to business partners
•    Highly proactive and able to prioritize multiple tasks
 

Education And / Or Experience

•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
•    Experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud or like product management system
 

Other Requirements

•    GET IT DONE – ACCOUNTABILITY Takes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions and outcomes. Deliver consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of the role.
•    FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION   Demonstrates curiosity by asking questions about current practices and suggesting potential changes. Generates new ideas in team settings.
•    WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATION Acknowledges own role and how it contributes to the common goals of the team. Builds trusting relationships with teammates and works with others in alignment with team goals.
•    THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Demonstrates understanding of local cultural practices. Displays interest in and appreciation for global perspectives. May apply cultural understanding to support other teammates in global business interactions. 
•    MAKE THE RIGHT CALL – INTEGRITY AND ETHICS Acts in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same. 
 

Relocation

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore