Product Manager - Apparel

Posted Date: Mar-20-2017

Job ID: 6881

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Merchandising

City: Kent

State: Washington


What's cool about this job

The REI Private Brand Apparel Product Manager position represents an exciting opportunity within the dynamic world of Outdoors.  Looking for a driven team player who can lean into the opportunity of our Outdoor Sportswear, Fitness & Logo business.
         
Key highlights:
Facilitative Leader: Leads product development process and timely execution of Private Brand seasonal product lines, from concept to buy ready; ensures transparency and alignment across functions; owns and manages path of escalation and effective resolution; leads weekly team/leadership brand meetings to drive accountability and results.
Collaborative Team Player: Responsible to build an effective team that collaborates throughout the season to bring the best products to market. Supports Director of Product Strategy with development of multi-season Private brand product roadmaps.
Tactical Manager: Proactively partners & leads the end-to-end of product creation with thoughtful communication, meeting structure & follow-ups. 
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Operates with a high degree of autonomy and initiative; leads seasonal product dialogue and insights to develop seasonal product pov aligned to the overall business goals & vision.

Bring your passion and expertise

Proven track record in Apparel product management – min 3-5 years’ experience
Able to express & articulate both the ‘Art & Science’ of Apparel 
Strong Capacity to influence, own, elevate & grow
Highly organized, able to meet on-time deadlines & inspire others to keep on track. 
Deep sense of curiosity and an eye for modern outdoor style
Confident in group settings   
Merchandising experience preferred      

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.