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Jet // e-commerce destination
Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Business Relationships:

  • Negotiates product costs, volume, etc. with brands
  • Ensures proper distribution & pricing across warehouses & distributors
  • Develops partnerships with retailers

Category Financials:

  • Supports Category Lead in developing data-driven business plan with tangible execution steps
  • Manages budgets, sets priorities & implements savings opportunities
  • Ensures achievement of category financial targets (e.g. GMV & margin), & identifies (and executes upon) levers to achieve those targets
  • Supports Category Lead in managing P&L

Category Tracking/Monitoring:

  • Manages all performance metrics
  • Oversees the creation & maintenance of all item set up to ensure product line is accurately depicted in multiple systems for sales tracking
  • Monitors product & category performance to identify improvement area & develops plans to drive enhanced results
  • Demonstrates expertise in multiple systems & sites throughout the category

Change Leadership:

  • Encourages & helps others to improve on current ways of working, promotes new & innovative ideas & recognizes/rewards good ideas.


  • Maintains working knowledge of Inventory Management, Planning, & Site Merchandising as key to customer experience
  • Works with editors, writers & content sources to ensure category has the appropriate content, reviews & shop-ability features
  • Collaborates with marketing team around category promotions
  • Coordinates, completes, & oversees job-related activities & assignments

Empowering Others:

  • Empowers associates to execute their tasks & make decisions
  • Ensures compliance with company policies & procedures & supports company mission, values, & standards of ethics & integrity

Market Positioning & Analytics:

  • Manages analysis including themes & competitive landscape, to stay on the cutting edge of product & eCommerce advancements impacting the category
  • Understands category site selection & product gaps in the category; works with team to close gaps
  • Continually evolves the category's assortment strategy & logistics experience

People Development:

  • Builds & leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives
  • Coaches team members & provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge & work performance
  • Has performance & career development conversations
  • Maintains team motivation & engagement
  • Mentors Category Specialists
  • Provides supervision & development opportunities for associates

Shopper/Customer Experience:

  • Ensures online presence supports desired shopper/customer experience for products within a low-to-moderately complex category across multiple websites, including product presentation, content, customer reviews & enhancements.

Strategic Visioning:

  • Defines success for a moderately complex category & engages team to deliver business results consistent with category strategy
  • Works with GM to ensure vision & strategy are aligned with the broader organization; Supports GM with strategy development as needed
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