Wayfair is hiring a

@Associate Catalog Merchant, AllModern

Boston, United States
Full-Time

AllModern is looking for a talented, driven, and entrepreneurial Associate Catalog Merchant to contribute to the building and execution of our print catalog strategy. We curate and design a catalog with a compelling assortment of products to drive growth and engagement with the AllModern brand. We collaborate closely with several internal teams, including category management, design creative, copy, our photography studio, marketing and more. 

In this role, you will work with external partners and internal cross-functional teams to develop our print catalogs. You will be a key contributor to the seasonal assortment choices and product selection using market trends, seasonal trends, and internal data to optimize performance of print catalog. You will gain exposure to a large group of key suppliers, develop innovative promotional strategies to drive results, and assist in category level analysis.  

To be successful in this role, you must be a self-starter with a passion for product and a creative eye. You will work on a fast paced team and see real-time material impact on the business. You must have an interest in innovating to solve business problems creatively and a willingness to hit the ground running. You will have the opportunity to travel to trade shows in hot spots like New York, Atlanta and Las Vegas where you will negotiate partnership and strengthen relationships with your vendors.

This is a perfect role for someone looking for experience in e-commerce with a creative focus; you’ll also gain experience in negotiations, marketing, merchandising, data analytics, and beyond.

Responsibilities:

  • Design imagery for photography needs
  • Build and maintain relationships with key supplier partners
  • Innovate on merchandise and design concepts, creative and messaging
  • Apply analytical rigor to identify success drivers and areas of opportunity
  • Analyze competitor performance, marketing and pricing
  • Collaborate productively with cross functional partners (Category Management, Creative, Marketing, Operations, Pricing, Exclusive Brands) to drive action and realize goals
  • Build & maintain industry expertise; keep abreast of trends and new product ideas

Skills/Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree with a strong academic record
  • Articulate, persuasive communicator with well-developed collaborative instincts and skills 
  • Strong easthetic sensibility and eye for interior design, with a collaborative nature
  • Innovative approach to solving problems
  • Ability to thrive and adhere to deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to juggle multiple priorities, pivoting quickly as needed
  • Interest in developing negotiation skills
  • Analytical and quantitative skills – experience with Excel pivot tables and/or SQL a plus
  • Innovative, outside-the-box problem-solving skills
  • Attitude of a true team player – positive, enthusiastic, helpful
  • Interest in retail, ecommerce, and home products
  • True team player - positive, people-oriented, enthusiastic, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Love for home décor, home furnishings, and design

About Wayfair: 

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, a go-to online source making modern design more accessible
  • DwellStudio, a design house with a decidedly modern vibe
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.14 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.