Category Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
  • 5+ years of ecommerce, corporate retail, or management consulting experience, preferred
  • Articulate and persuasive communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A track record of successful negotiation and relationship management skills
  • An ability to hit the ground running - a confident, entrepreneurial self-starter
  • Demonstrated senior presence, recognized as an effective manager
  • An ability to manage and prioritize projects and to delegate tasks appropriately
  • Innovative problem-solving skills - dissect and determine root causes of problems and implement solutions
  • Proven experience of taking on big challenges and delivering despite obstacles and limited resources
  • Experience managing others, preferred
  • Develop, refine and execute the Doors Category plan to achieve revenue and profitability goals
  • Build strong relationships with existing suppliers and execute negotiations to secure best pricing and promotional support
  • Analyze data to strategize profit growth opportunities for the category and for specific supplier partners
  • Advance catalog expansion by identifying selection gaps, prioritizing new item production, and developing relationships with target suppliers
  • Identify sales, merchandising, and operational opportunities for the category and collaborate with internal teams to drive change (Planning, Advertising, Merchandising, Operations, Physical Retail, Finance, Customer Service, B2B)
  • Analyze and anticipate competitor marketing, selection, and pricing strategy
  • Attend trade shows to visit key suppliers (4-6 times per year)

5,001-10,000 employees

Online home goods retailer
Company Overview
Wayfair's mission is on a mission to help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home. Wayfair is an online retailer that offers a wide selection of home furnishings and decor.
Company Core Values
  • Relentless customer focus
  • Deliver results with agility
  • Use good judgement
  • Build the best team
  • Collaborate effectively
  • Respect others
  • Be an owner
  • Innovate & improve
  • Adapt & grow