- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Product lifecycle management
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Microsoft Office
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Disability insurance
- 401(k) matching
Stio® is a mountain apparel brand that designs, develops, and sells beautiful, functional, and innovative apparel infused with the soul of the mountain lifestyle. With headquarters in Jackson, Wyoming, Stio draws inspiration from the surrounding Teton Range and offers products via Stio.com, catalog and its three Mountain Studio® retail locations in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Park City, Utah and Boulder, Colorado.
The Product Line Manager (PLM) at Stio® primary role is to define product, pricing and positioning via seasonal line plans according to market intelligence and with the objective of growing revenue.
In close collaboration with development, the PLM will execute seasonal inline and auxiliary line plans to lead commercialization of products.
The PLM collaborates with cross-functional teams to create alignment around product assortment, opportunity in the market and efficiency for the organization.
Seasonal timeline management
Visual and financial line planning
Product positioning and storytelling
Application of brand sales reports
Industry data and product information
Compile and analyze industry data (NPD) to target high level product opportunities in regards to gender, category, and price
Gain insights from consumers and translate into product opportunities.
Create and maintain seasonal line plans considerate of financial objectives, efficiency requirements, product positioning and delivery
Own & execute line plan including maintenance of data integrity, information flow from line plan to forecasting, support merchandising, demand planning, and marketing needs
Define and develop initiatives and expectations for style efficiency in order to improve the key drivers of the business
Create and maintain assets needed to support cross departmental understanding of product range inclusive of name, color and end use
Summarize seasonal go to market initiatives and identify styles that support the initiatives to align planning and marketing with development
Streamline communication from product developers to marketers in order to sell in and sell through according to fabric, feature/ benefit and end use.
Make evidence based recommendations for style adoption in order to achieve seasonal revenue, margin and efficiency objectives.
Propose and validate MSRP architecture considerate of Stio line plan, industry and market value
Validate target margin proposal according to financial guidance, production opportunities (COGS) and market value (MSRP)
Align Marketing team positioning and storytelling through line dive and go to market partnerships
Communicate department timeline status to cross functional team and expectations/deadlines to PD team
YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Preferred: 3 to 5 years of experience in product creation experience in footwear or non apparel products
PLM is a clear communicator, problem solver and logical thinker who can make product recommendations based on many different inputs.
Has a keen sense of the market, understanding of the consumer, passion for product, and an informed point of view, the PLM has the ability to align the department to the product objective.
The PLM is comfortable with ambiguity and thinks critically to solve complex business problems.
The PLM has a strong understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel and can develop tools, reports and processes to manage product commercialization.
The PLM is skilled in MS Office, Adobe CS & Google products.
The PLM has the ability to manage self and others to maintain timelines and takes the initiative in the functional role to commercialize products that deliver on time, on margin and meet customer and brand expectations of sales and performance.
Commitment to our company mission, vision, and values
THE FINE PRINT
Must be able to move around the office space, occasionally lift items, and regularly work hands on with product
Medical, Dental Vision plans
Company Paid Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
401k with Match
Generous paid time off policies
Gear test, perks, and more
This job description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, we reserve the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed. Stio is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, veterans & individuals with disabilities.