GPM Commercial Operations Coordinator - 1390906S

Boston-MA
 Job-ID :   1390906S 
  Category :  Support 
  Position Type : Contract Remote 

Job Description

Global Partner Markets Commercial Operations Coordinator

This is an opportunity to work with the Converse Global Partner Markets (GPM) team across 40+ countries (in Latin America, Central + Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, and SEAIA), with a focus on coordinating key aspects of our GPM Commercial agenda.

The GPM Commercial Ops Coordinator will be responsible for managing data, processes and systems that drive our seasonal go-to-market process and commercial operations. The role will work with the Commercial team to prepare for and execute Seasonal Integration Meetings (SIMs), which encompass the seasonal launch strategy across product merchandising, product marketing and retail execution. The effort will include managing both the commercial product sample process and seasonal master line list of products to serve our Licensed and Distributor Partners. The role will also manage the setup and maintenance of the Converse B2B platform to enable seasonal orders from our Partners. Finally, the position will manage the commercial dimensions of key Converse programs, including the short-lead-time program and incubate / high-energy product allocations and orders.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work directly with the GPM Commercial Team and will collaborate / partner with functional experts on the Merchandising, Planning & Operations, Finance and/or Retail teams with a goal of driving improvements and elevating key dimensions of our Commercial processes. In addition, you will support our Licensed and Distributor Partners in executing key commercial programs to unlock growth opportunities and drive the overall success of our business.

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Interest in consumer products, especially footwear and apparel + an openness to learn Commercial operations
  • Experience and interest in business planning, including data management and analysis
  • Preferred knowledge or strong interest in managing seasonal products in a retail or digital environment, including seasonal product strategy and execution across channels / markets  
  • International experience (e.g., international studies, study abroad, etc.) and/or strong interest in global business is a plus
  • Strong organizational, communication, storytelling and presentation skills

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manage the GPM Master Line List (MLL) of products across Spring / Summer / Fall / Holiday seasons
  • Manage the GPM seasonal Commercial Sample process (orders & fulfillment)
  • Manage the B2B platform to enable GPM Partner seasonal orders
  • Support planning, content development and execution of our Seasonal Integration Meetings
  • Coordinate and track GPM Partner participation in short-lead-time and Incubate / high-energy product programs
  • Monitor Partner compliance / support of key programs and seasonal stories via the existing GPM scorecards / dashboards, identify opportunities to improve compliance, processes or approach to elevate consumer experience across markets
  • Manage Commercial communications, both internal and external (e.g., MLL changes, buy process dates & gates, product integrity communications, etc.)
  • Cross-functional collaboration and partnering with GPM team + GPM Licensed & Distributor Partners, with a focus on helping the team improve operational effectiveness and capacity utilization

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
  • Ability to network, influence, and utilize internal and external resources
  • Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.

 

 

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