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Hoboken, NJ, San Bruno, CA    Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2019
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About Walmart eCommerce

Walmart eCommerce is rapidly innovating to evolve & define the future state of shopping. With some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent & more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital & physical shopping to help achieve that mission. Backed by the worlds largest retailer, Walmart eCommerce is a growing family of brands including Walmart, Jet & Hayneedle. And were just getting started.

About the Role

As a Category Specialist, you will be the end-to-end owner of managing, optimizing, & scaling a category of products across our family of eCommerce brands. You will be at the center of Walmarts eCommerce Home Retail organization, equipped with the technology, infrastructure, & comprehensive training to empower you to grow our business from day one.

Were hiring from coast to coast join us in the San Francisco Bay area, New York Metro area, or the Omaha Metro area.

What Youll Do

Learn to Run an eCommerce Business from Day One

  • Be trained in all required skills, tools & systems to own your category through our immersive 12-week training program
  • Be mentored by experienced leaders & industry experts who will advise & help you succeed
  • Be part of a cohort: join a group of best-in-class peers growing & learning alongside you.

Grow Your Category & Deliver an Incredible Shopping Experience

  • Have It: Provide the best assortment of products for our customers. Manage & monitor onboarding & item set up process to make sure products are available & ready to sell.
  • Find It: Ensure customers can easily browse & find the products they want. Improve navigation experience (browse/search) by managing & enhancing product attributes & taxonomy.
  • Display It: Attract customers through compelling messaging & visual merchandising. Manage item & category pages including product imagery, rating reviews, basic & enhanced content.
  • Price It: Optimize item & category pricing, providing competitive pricing for our customers. Manage product margins & benchmark competitors.
  • Deliver It: Work cross-functionally to ensure customers receive their products quickly & efficiently. Create a cohesive experience between online shopping & the physical product.
  • Optimize It: Rinse & repeat. Conduct regular analysis of category performance, identifying key trends & improvement opportunities. Work with cross functional teams (across marketing, product & supply chain) to execute initiatives to optimize category performance.

How Youll Work

  • You own it: Category Specialist are the business owners for a product category. Your job is to blend art with science, combining your creative intuition, analytical skills, & passion for helping our customers to create the best shopping experience.
  • You drive it: World-class interpersonal & persuasion skills will be required as you will be collaborating with vendors & coordinating cross-functional teams to make sure we sell what customers want. You will need to start with the customer & work backwards, decoding their needs & journeys.
  • You lead it: Have an idea? Go for it. You will work within a world-class team of collaborative colleagues & have access to industry-leading merchandising tools & technology to help test & validate your ideas.

What You Should Have

  • Bachelors degree with a strong academic background
  • Strong analytical & critical thinking skills
  • 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
  • Strong communication & team work skills. Nothing big can be accomplished standing-alone in front of a computer
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment. You are a fundamental building block to a growing organization
  • Negotiation & persuasion skills
  • Ability to learn quickly; absorbing information & experiences & applying them
  • Previous internship or work experience is preferred

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

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