We are looking for a talented, smart, driven and entrepreneurial Category Associate to help us profitably grow our textiles business. In this role, you will work with external partners and internal cross-functional teams to advance your category’s business agenda. You will have true ownership over a large group of suppliers across categories that have a material impact to the business.
You will negotiate favorable business terms on costs of goods sold (drop-ship and stocking), seek alternative product sourcing strategies to drive better product economics, develop and manage supplier relationships, drive results and own the business/financial analytics for your suppliers.
You will also plan promotions and marketing programs with your suppliers. You will be a self-starter with passion for your category, and a creative problem solver. You’ll know your competitors up and down, and focus on how we can take market share from them. You’ll get great general management experience in e-commerce, negotiations, marketing, merchandising, data analytics, financial analysis, supply chain, inventory planning and beyond.
Wayfair (NYSE: W) offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points with a superior customer service and inspiring interior topics. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Always committed to using technology to create a superior shopping experience, Wayfair developed Wayfair Next which concentrates on 3D visualization technology.
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.
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