Associate Category Manager

Chewy - Dania Beach, FL

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking a dynamic, analytical, and results-driven Associate Category Manager to join the largest and fastest growing online retailer in pet. In this role you will support your category by using data to analyze sales performance, manage vendor partners, work collaboratively with our marketing, supply chain, and finance teams, and build and execute effective merchandising strategies.  You should have a passion to innovate and ability to effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment. You can expect to work side-by-side with equally smart and motivated entrepreneurs as we continue to build Chewy’s future as a leader in ecommerce. This position is based in our offices in sunny Dania Beach, FL.

 

What you'll do:

  • Identify opportunities within your category to optimize and maximize product performance, including analyzing sales data, assortment gaps, and market trends to make quick, effective decisions for your business.
  • Establish and maintain strong vendor partnerships, including negotiating against goals to improve category and company financial performance.
  • Develop and execute strong merchandising and business strategies.
  • Work collaboratively across the company, both within the merchandising org as well as marketing, finance, supply chain, pricing, operations, and forecasting.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in Merchandising, Business, eCommerce, Technology, Finance, Product Management, Category Management, Consulting, or related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, knowledge of retail math
  • Direct negotiation or vendor/client management experience a plus
  • Strong writing and presentation skills, including thoughtful attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects:  prioritizing and delegating where needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be willing to travel (10%)


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