GPM Commercial Operations Coordinator - 1595764E

Boston-MA
 Job-ID :   1595764E 
  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 Southeast Asia), with a focus on coordinating key aspects of our GPM Commercial agenda.

The GPM Commercial Operations Coordinator will be responsible for managing seasonal data, processes and systems that drive our 4-season go-to-market process and commercial operations. The role will work with the Commercial team to prepare for and execute Seasonal Integration Meetings across our portfolio which encompass the seasonal launch strategy working alongside cross-functional teams. The effort will include managing the commercial product sample process for our partners and the 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, a global sell-in tool and catalog to enable seasonal orders from our Partners. Finally, the position will manage the commercial dimensions of key Converse programs, of which drive business growth across our marketplace.

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 & Analytics, 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  

  • Strong organizational, communication, storytelling and presentation skills
  • Experience and interest in business operations, including data management and analysis
  • International experience (e.g., international studies, study abroad, etc.) and/or strong interest in global business is a plus
  • Interest in consumer products, especially footwear and apparel + an openness to learn Commercial operations – while managing against 4-season offense
  • Preferred knowledge or strong interest in managing seasonal products and execution across channels/markets/distribution

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manage Commercial communications, both internal and external (e.g., MLL changes, buy process dates & gates, product integrity communications, etc.)
  • 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 & sell-in tools
  • Support planning, content development and execution of our Seasonal Integration Meetings
  • 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
  • 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

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 self-start and prioritize effectively
  • 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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