• Director, Product Management (Travel/Luggage category)

    Job Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Product Management
  • Overview

    Tumi Overview:

    Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold globally in over 75 countries through more than 1,900 points of sale. For more about TUMI, visit www.TUMI.com.


    Brand Detail: 


    Our standards are exceptional, and we stand by everything we do.


    We treat our products, people and clientele with the total dedication they deserve.


    When it comes to forward thinking, we are foremost.


    We are all Global Citizens and look to contribute to a global community.


    Each of us is empowered to create personal and collective progress.



    We are looking for a Director, Product Management that will grow the travel/luggage business through strategic planning and product development within the parameters of the Tumi brand.

    • Responsible for the ownership, vision and overall performance of product lines which include developing strategies to increase sales and steward new products through the product introduction process.
    • Work closely with the design team to ensure the collections and styles meet both the aesthetic and business goals of the brand.   
    • Presenting new collections to the sales divisions, key distribution partners, and internal account executives.
    • Reviewing sales analyses to assess performance against plans.
    • Identifying opportunities and responding to business trends and the competition. 
    • Partner with the marketing team to help create communication and marketing programs to support the new introductions you develop and introduce.
    • Responsible for reviewing sales analyses to assess performance against plans.
    • Own product lifecycle management and seasonal product flow. Ensure strategies are communicated to TUMI internal and external partners to allow smooth transition in and out of product.
    • Partner with the marketing team to help create communication and marketing programs to support the new introductions you develop and introduce.
    • Have a pulse on the business, understand the competition, and react to current needs of the client.
    • Partner cross functionally with Design, Marketing, Sourcing and Product Management to ensure alignment on strategy, development and execution of new businesses.





    • 10 years of experience working in retail merchandising, brand or product management, or a similar function. 
    • Keen sense of style is a must.
    • Exceptional quantitative analytical skills, as well as the ability to make qualitative assessments. 
    • Outstanding communication and presentation skills coupled with a diplomatic approach. 
    • Prior experience with SAP a plus.


    TUMI encourages individual growth in pursuit of achieving corporate goals. Your commitment to the team will be recognized through competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits programs.


    TUMI is an equal opportunity employer.


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