Senior Buyer
Hard Goods
Posted on 11/8/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Anime streaming service
Company Overview
Crunchyroll stands out as a global leader in the anime and manga industry, offering one of the largest collections of licensed content, translated into multiple languages, and accessible across 200+ countries. The company's competitive edge lies in its unique offerings such as immediate access to top series after Japanese broadcast and a wide range of anime-related products and experiences. With its app available on over 15 platforms, including all gaming consoles, Crunchyroll demonstrates its commitment to technological adaptability and user accessibility.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Culver City, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Culver City, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience
  • 8+ years of buying experience in an eCommerce or retail business
  • A confident leader with a proven track record of leading high performance teams with a foundation of trust
  • You are highly influential and are skilled at storytelling, collaboration, advocating for your team
  • Your past experience has fostered strong written, oral communication and negotiation skills which serve you in developing and communicating strategies and ideas
  • Proficient MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • You prioritize deciphering business outcomes and you utilize data to develop and implement strategic business shifts
  • You're innately curious and have a business owner mindset, looking wholistically at owned categories & the impact that decisions have on larger ecom business
  • You flourish in a fast-paced, high growth, and entrepreneurial environment. You're a self-starter who takes ownership and initiative
  • You have a proactive and solution oriented approach to responsibilities & are skilled in disseming key insights and priorities
  • Balance urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and take initiative to resolve problems and work quality
  • Ability to collaboratively work cross functionally and an eagerness to be involved in many aspects of a growing company
  • Genuine interest/passion for anime and pop culture!
  • You are able to travel 25% of the time for team, market, & vendor meetings
  • Drive high level strategic vision for their business through market analysis, identifying customer and financial opportunities, and navigation of organizational roadblocks
  • Anticipate the challenge of managing a multi-category high growth business, each with different objectives, success metrics and expected key deliverables
  • Cultivate successful collaboration with internal and external partners that support near and long term goals
  • Identify and lead onboarding of new strategic partners/brands and exit vendors who are no longer aligned with departmental strategies
  • Routinely analyze business performance and present strategic next steps to the leadership team
  • Lead a direct team and provide mentorship to team members, prioritizing development, coaching, and clear/useful feedback
  • Hold team accountable to delivering product excellence, with a clear and consistent price/value relationship and customer first attitude
  • Participate in cross-functional task forces in support of key strategic priorities as needed/available
  • Support eCommerce leadership team with projects and deliverables as needed
  • Attend market meetings, trade shows or other vendor engagements as required
  • Manage achievements and deadlines for multiple simultaneous projects, while keeping key partners up to date with progress and decisions
  • Lead a dedicated team of eCommerce professionals providing mentorship, direction and guidance
  • Maintain positive open lines of communication with cross-functional partners in order to inform and build partnerships