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Senior Merchandise Development Associate (Home and Holiday)

The Pokémon Company International
Bellevue, Washington, United States
15 days ago

Summary of the role. The Senior Merchandise Development Associate will build out home and holiday lines for Pokémon Center. They will drive product development and product calendars by working with cross functional teams, facilitating agreement, and staying on schedule. The ideal candidate will have a program management background and demonstrated experience leading many small to medium sized projects simultaneously. They will have a history of pitching lines and getting buy-in from other teams and system owners to identify new opportunities with a data-driven approach. This position will ensure our key holiday and home décor lines from Pokémon Center excite fans through brand understanding, quality product, and value for price. The candidate will be expected to fully immerse themself in the Pokémon brand; this ranges from playing the video and trading card games to watching the animated series.

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We offer a professional, fun and creative work environment. While we maintain a good balance between work and life, additional hours may be required at peak times or for specific initiatives. Travel between office locations internationally may be required on occasion.

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of people so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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