Wayfair is looking for a driven and entrepreneurial leader to build and execute strategy for our high-growth home categories. Senior Category Managers drive the business and lead teams on:
The ideal candidate is an energetic team player who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. Due to the high visibility with senior leadership throughout the organization, they must also possess strong senior presence. The Sr. Category Manager will be responsible for growing sales while improving profitability, including identifying new business opportunities, developing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers on pricing, expanding the catalog, developing a competitive strategy, and managing and developing a team of Category Associates. The candidate must have an interest in innovating to solve business problems creatively and a willingness to hit the ground running. This is a great opportunity for candidates interested in pursuing a General Management career track at Wayfair. Sr. Category Managers, with a track record of successfully running a category, obtain experience and build skills that lead to Wayfair's senior management.
The role requires a leader who can align external supplier partners and cross-functional internal teams to advance key business drivers, such as inventory planning, pricing, operational performance, marketing/promotions, and merchandising. The Sr. Category Manager must be able to execute category plans while managing the day-to-day business and while contributing to the larger team’s development.
The ideal candidate has successful negotiating and project management experience, and can balance analytical thinking with effective communication. Interest in leading others and a vested interest in the team is a must.
We welcome applications from high caliber professionals who are looking for the next chapter of their careers, for whom consumer goods are a meaningful arena to use the skills they developed in generalist business settings. Please reach out and highlight how your experience can be leveraged to contribute to the success of the next great e-commerce business.
As a Senior Category Manager you will:
You’re a great fit if you have:
Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:
Wayfair generated $2.25 billion in annual sales in 2015 and $786.9 million in net revenues for second quarter 2016. Wayfair employed 5,398 people as of June 30, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe. The company has previously been named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company to Work For and Top Company for Well Balanced Life.
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