Digital Trading Manager

Netherlands (NL)
12 Sep 2016
10 Oct 2016
Digital, Sales
Footwear, Retail
Job Type

Job Title: Digital Trading Manager

Location: Hilversum, The Netherlands

Retail Sectors: Fashion, Leisure

Contact name: Giulia Ferrero


Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

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

Athletes constantly chase their potential. They seek information, motivation and the gear to give them an edge over the competition. The Nike Digital team enables NIKE, Inc.'s digital products and services that inspire athletes to do one more lap, one more crunch or one more marathon. The team fuels dynamic brand experiences, consumer interactions and Nike’s digital platforms, including and NIKEiD. They use world-class technology, decades of athlete insights, and skills such as consumer analytics, statistics, digital marketing, software development, social media engagement and more to deliver products and experiences to athletes around the world.

Consumers today are more sophisticated and better educated than in any previous generation. They decide what they want and when they want it. At Nike, our challenge is to anticipate what they'll want and be ready with a solution. We’ve got the goods. We’ve got the site. We now need the people who can make a plan. That’s you. You know consumer habits, you know the product, you know the figures. And you get how to pull the numbers together. You’re a call maker. Maybe even a visionary. You throw digital, product and retail into a blender and make it come out as a seasonal category plan which can smash profitability and revenue targets.

As the Digital Trading Manager for Nike’s store, you will deliver the planned sales and profitability of your department by managing and optimizing the brand through effective in season planning and trading. 
You will regularly analyze the department’s performance in order to make tactical adjustments to leverage opportunities for increased profitability. You will obsess and trade all localized sites, maximizing their sales potential and ensuring all business KPIs are achieved (traffic, conversion and UPT, AOV).

Working alongside the Planner Manager, you will ensure optimal pre-season & lead in season trading whilst maximizing the brands strategy. You will adopt global directed assortments and liaise with the global content team to ensure content aligns with your sites’ assortments. 
Through cross-functional communication and stakeholder management, you have the responsibility to ensure all product is tracking to go live and available on site.


• 5 years’ experience in retail merchandising/planning is essential, including a minimum of 1 year leading a team.
• Ability to solve complex problems; take a new perspective using existing solutions 
• Strong Excel, communication and analytical skills 
• Proficient information seeking skills and drive for results 
• Ability to work in a constantly changing landscape with ambiguity which will be aligned with setting up a new business. 
• Excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to manage cross-functional stakeholders with ease. 
• management 
• Ability to network and utilize internal and external resources 
• Ability to follow-through and meet timelines

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.