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Product Data Specialist

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KEEN Footwear
Portland, Oregon, USA

General Summary

The Product Data Specialist is responsible for ensuring product data integrity in a centralized system for both internal and external stakeholders. Data is considered both written and visual assets. This role collaborates with internal teams to ensure best-in-class product marketing output, consistency and completeness across direct channels and wholesale partners.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Enters all data attributes in Product Information Management (PIM) system and ensures data quality is compliant with internal and external channel requirements. Collaborates with internal stakeholders to ensure data is in the correct format for each channel and works with PIM and Data Asset Management (DAM) leadership and stakeholders to automate where possible by collaborating with 3P integration solutions to ensure data readiness
  • Leverages data transformation functions to cleanse and transform data to conform to individual channel requirements
  • Manages platform configuration to ensure data is structured, managed, and syndicated accurately and efficiently
  • Supports go to market initiatives by ensuring product data is configured and syndicated on time for product launches
  • Creates best-in-class digital customer experiences by collaborating with Brand Marketing Copywriters to write product feature/benefit copy
  • Leads product and sample teams to gather all necessary product attribute data consistently (weights, circumferences, leather type, sole type, etc.)
  • Analyzes and corrects data inconsistences across carry-over styles within same product families. Ensures accurate information is communicated and shared across all stakeholders
  • Ensures all approved creative assets and photography are allocated to applicable SKUs for channel syndication
  • Helps customize data attributes and content for direct-to-consumer and Marketplace channels
  • Works with global teams to implement and optimize product information sharing best practices and translations.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, ecommerce, technical writing, data analytics, database management or similar focus
  • Two (2) or more years of combined experience in technical writing, product data management, or data transformation required
  • Experience with product data management, new item setup, or product data syndication required
  • Ability to leverage data transformation functions to cleanse and transform data to meet end point requirements
  • Advanced attentional to detail
  • Ability to work within competing deadlines
  • Ability to handle frequent changes and correct course
  • Moderate excel skills preferred
  • Moderate SQL skills preferred
  • Ability to lift boxes
  • Moderate to advanced level writing and grammar skills
  • General interest in the footwear or apparel industry
  • Experience with Amazon new item setup preferred
  • Prior experience working with a PIM, PLM, and/or DAM system is preferred
  • Experience with Salsify preferred
  • Prior experience in technical product attribute writing or product data management is preferred

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Employer: KEEN Footwear (@keen)
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Posted Date: 13/01/2022
Expiry Date: 13/05/2022
Type: Full-Time
Categories: DAM User / Operator, Product Manager
Ref: DN-JB-656
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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