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Director, Market Management

Reebok - Irvine, CA

Posted: December 29th, 2020


Description

The Director of Market Management will drive the build and execution of CtC (Concept to Consumer) strategies for Market Management, to enable successful sell-in/sell-out of product ranges and services according to the net sales and standard margin targets and with the clear focus to drive speed. This individual will act as the link between Squad Creation Teams, Brand Marketing, Partnerships & the category teams in the markets and support key brand strategies through cross-functional collaboration and execution.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the team that drives the communication as ONE voice of the brand into the markets and vice versa. Ensuring Global and Market alignment & Implementation of GTM (Go To Market) plans across all channels.
  • Drive the coordination and the operationalization of Key Global Milestones to support the Brand & Squad Strategies through the delivery of processes, tools & collaboration.
  • Lead the Market Seasonal Input process – ensuring that CTC input is provided into the Squad product creation process. Ensuring overall process excellence to ensure quality input & smooth seasonal planning via x-market alignment.
  • Lead the team to bring the latest market insights and trends (qualitative & quantitative) from the Market IBP submissions into Global review process. Enabling fast decision making by Squad & Finance leads during respective business review meetings.
  • For our APAC countries, lead the team to create the optimal country level ranges that is based on the RA provided by the CTC Merchandising Team and insights & strategy through collaboration with the APAC Country Clusters.
     
  • Key Relationships
    • Specific markets & channel teams
    • Global Squads
    • Global CTC Merchandising
    • Global CTC Concept & Sell In
    • Global GMAT Team
    • Global Finance Team
      • University degree in business/marketing (Master or MBA preferred)
      • Functional: 8+ years of relevant work experience in marketing/brand (ASIA regional experience would be beneficial)
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    • Structured, organized and process orientated
    • Drive to succeed and deliver against expectations
    • Strong market and industry awareness
    • Track record of success and expert GTM knowledge
    • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and under pressure
    • High influencing skills and ability to make fact based decisions
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Ability to build collaborative relationships quickly and operate cross-functionally
    • Fluent in English and additional language skills are an advantage
    • Experience managing a team of direct reports
      • 5 years management experience
      • Willing and able to travel internationally
    Qualifications


About Reebok

At Reebok, we love fitness. It's what wakes us up in the morning, what we think about all day and what drives us toward tomorrow.

We want to invite people to see fitness the way we do, to be passionate about it the way we are.

We believe fitness can be surprising, amazing and fun. We are so inspired by the impact fitness can have and we want to bring it to the world in a fun, intriguing way.

 

At Reebok, we have one goal. To enable people to be fit—for life. It's that simple.

We want to break down the barriers to getting fit and bring the fun back to fitness. We believe that fitness is something people should enjoy doing—not a chore. Seem like a lofty goal? Maybe. But we believe it's one worth pursuing.

Reebok has always been a fitness brand and today we are leading a new fitness revolution. Through our groundbreaking partnership with CrossFit, our collaboration with Cirque Du Soleil to create JUKARI, our unmatched footwear, apparel and equipment, and employees who not only talk the talk, but walk the walk, Reebok is uniquely positioned to provide the tools people need to be fit for life. Reebok is THE fitness brand.

At Reebok, our employees embrace this mission and are encouraged to reach for their fitness goals—as well as their career and personal objectives. It's part of the fabric of who we are and what we stand for.

Reebok-CCM Hockey, a subsidiary of the adidas Group, is headquartered in Montreal. With operations in Canada, the United States, and Europe, we are one of the top designers, manufacturers, and marketers of hockey equipment and related apparel under two of the most recognized hockey brand names: Reebok Hockey and CCM Hockey.