Associate Director

Planning and Allocation

Updated on 6/18/2024



10,001+ employees

E-commerce platform for furniture and decor

Consumer Goods


Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
  • Significant Physical Retail experience in Home or adjacent categories
  • 10+ years in Retail Management with a breadth of product mix
  • Experience leading Merchandising Planning, Demand Planning, or an Allocation/Replenishment team
  • Demonstrated ability to lead strategic initiatives
  • Ability to implement strategic plans and drive results with a multi-level team
  • Ability to identify, introduce, and implement new process improvements
  • Ability to leverage data for decision-making and execution
  • Collaboration skills across all levels and functions
  • Ability to thrive in a high-growth, ambiguous environment
  • Own the outcomes for the performance of categories in-store
  • Develop strategic merchandising plans
  • Collaborate with merchants on pre-season assortment frameworks
  • Lead milestone meetings in-season
  • Manage Allocation to bring selection to life in the store
  • Partner with Forecasting, Partner Operations, and Supply Chain
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Leverage data for performance improvement
  • Adjust strategies in-season
  • Establish and test regional merchandising solutions
  • Partner with ecommerce team for omni-channel offering
  • Collaborate with Promotional team for sales and inventory promotions

Wayfair is a leading e-commerce platform specializing in home furnishings and decor, offering an expansive selection that caters to diverse tastes and budgets. The company stands out for its strong customer-centric approach, utilizing advanced e-commerce technologies to enhance the shopping experience. Working at Wayfair provides employees with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values innovation in digital commerce and customer engagement, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about driving technological advancements in the retail industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Boston, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth