At a Glance :
This role will act as the voice of our consumer through the product creation process by being the connection between the Product Board and our Sales & Marketing teams.
You will apply your in-depth industry knowledge as well as use market insights to put together an exceptional product brief reflecting our consumer’s needs, building, scaling as well as shaping On’s accessories vision liaising across the whole company.
You will own the product creation timeline and calendar be a leading contributor and presenter at line reviews and key meetings.
Your Team :
As the Product Management team, we’re responsible for managing product creation to facilitate go to market efforts; concept to consumer.
Our cross functional interaction is driven by a consumer-focused mindset to ensure we create a product line that sells in and through.
Your Mission :
You are responsible for the alignment of our product board vision and launch plans in how we bring our products to market
You will be working cross functionally as a key facilitator between our Design, Sales, Marketing, Distribution, Supply Chain and Production Development teams, to deliver a unique product that speaks our brand’s voice and reflects our consumer’s needs
You will be gathering data and feed in future trends to initiate the seasonal kick-off together with product design (aligned with On’s message)
You will leverage in depth knowledge of On’s DNA, positioning, market trends and sales information to define line assortment plans
You will stay informed on industry knowledge / trends by attending trade shows, retails stores, market visits and partner with our internal consumer insights team and customers
You are the voice of our consumer throughout the product creation process by attending key account meetings, sell-through analytics, customer focus groups, as well as by working closely with our consumer insight team
You will ensure full alignment with the Go To Market (GTM) plan by partnering with our Product Development, Design, Sales & Marketing teams and being a leading contributor at major presentations, milestones and launches
You create product briefs for each line review to inform the board of key updates and changes in addition to overall financial roll-up with margin break down per SKU
You own and represent the product lines during sales meeting by curating a compelling customer facing story with marketing and GTM plan to supply all necessary sell in tools
Your Story :
You have 10+ years of experience in product line management or merchandising within the accessories / footwear industry (preferably within lifestyle and performance)
5+ years experience in Category management as well as brand building within a global role in the sporting goods or lifestyle environment
A higher education degree in Marketing, Product Management, Business Administration or any other related field (bachelor or masters)
5+ years experience with analysing global trends and market information (within the accessories industry) to build a competitive product line and advise on product positioning, pricing and opportunities
You have demonstrated experience working together with a Product team to put together a product brief and then being the owner of the creation timeline thereafter
You are a strong communicator with proven experience presenting, negotiating and adapting given the needs of different audiences
You embody an entrepreneurial spirit, are proactive and like taking initiatives
You have demonstrated experience working independently in developing strategic plans and to then communicate that vision
You are able to manage complex projects whilst sticking to critical timelines and deadlines
You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
What we offer :
We offer a dynamic, challenging and sportive environment that has been ranked as the fastest growing sports company’ of its time.
With offices across the globe, we are an international team who is hungry to innovate and build something incredible. We foster an active environment where each individual thrives for excellence and can achieve their full potential.
This is where your work matters, you’re hands-on and your team members are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields.
If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!