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Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2019
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Work at a startup & the Fortune 1 Company of the world at the same time:We are transforming eCommerce by combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology & fulfillment platform, & incredible customer service. Weve set out to create a new kind of eCommerce.

Join a mission-oriented company that cares about customers & the environment:You will be making a real difference by helping busy families save money & time so that they can live better, & you will be part of a company that is using its strengths to promote the well-being of people & our planet.

Be part of a diverse, dynamic & fun work culture:Product Managers, Merchants, Marketers, Engineers & Designers collaborate to envision, prototype, & bring revolutionary ideas to life in an inclusive, flexible & fun work culture. Were passionate about empowering people to live & work brilliantly.

About the Fashion Category Specialist role:

Fashion Category Specialistsare at the center of Walmarts eCommerce Fashion organization with the opportunity to be a part of the fashion transformation across our eCommerce sites:,, & Fashion Category Specialists own a focused category & are responsible for driving the success of their assortment, customer experience, & overall business.

Your Role:

Through the Category Specialist 12-week training program, you will be equipped with the tools, infrastructure, & training to own a fashion business from end-to-end across Walmarts eCommerce sites. You will have the opportunity to be based in the New York City area!

Grow through three dimensions:

  • Run a fashion eCommerce business from day one; be exposed to retail category management & buying, leverage your communication & analytical skills, & develop into a future leader of the Fashion Organization
  • Be trained in all required skills, merchandising & systems by a dedicated team
  • Be mentored by experienced Fashion Leaders who will help you succeed

Be part of a Fashion Cohort:You will be part of a Fashion Cohort of best in class peers, growing & learning alongside you from day one.This group will become your community of peers & together you will reshape the Fashion Retail organization!

Develop & assort your category:Work with key industry suppliers & brands to build a strong & profitable fashion assortment.

Build a best in class category shopping experience: Partner with the Site, Editorial, & Marketing teams to bring your assortment to life online & grow your customer base.

Fashion Category Specialist - Principles:

End-to-end ownership of your categorys performance:

You own it:Fashion Category Specialistsare the business owners for a product category. You are responsible for managing the performance across all our sites:,, & Your job is to blend the art with science using your intuition fueled by data/analytics & a passion for helping our customers.

You drive it:You will use world-class interpersonal & persuasion skills as you collaborate with brands & coordinate with cross-functional teams to maximize your fashion categorys assortment & customer experience. Leverage merchandising tools & technology to analyze customer, market, business & financial insights at scale.

Job Description

As the owner of your fashion category youwill be developed & trained to:

  • Identify key trends & brands & pitch new business opportunities to Management
  • Leverage competitive shopping, historical analysis, industry insights, & attend market appointments to merchandise & plan your categorys assortment
  • Manage & monitor onboarding, item setup, & ordering processes to ensure products are available & ready to sell
  • Improve the customers browse & search experience by managing product attributes, optimizing taxonomy, & curating product destinations
  • Manage both item & category pages including product description, imagery, ratings & reviews, & content
  • Drive to your categorys financial plan, including negotiating costing, building a pricing strategy, & managing inventory to deliver to the top & bottom line
  • Partner with the Editorial & Marketing teams to select featured products & stories

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelors degree with a strong academic background
  • 0 - 2 years of work experience
  • A strong interest in fashion, trends & merchandising
  • Possess a Founders mentality & bias to action. Whatever challenge you face, you find a way to solve it!
  • Strong attention to detail; scrutinize your business & polish the customer experience
  • Team-oriented with stellar communication & analytical skills

Preferred Skills

  • Previous fashion internships or work experience
  • Open to working in an ambiguous environment. You are a fundamental building block to a growing fashion organization
  • Negotiation & persuasion skills
  • Fast learner; absorbing information & experiences & applying them

Immigration sponsorship will not be available for this position at this time.

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