Category Specialist Lead - Kids Room
- Location SAN BRUNO, CA
- Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
- Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
- Employment Type -
- Position Type -
- Requisition 1021476BR
What you'll do at
Challenges you’ll be tackling:
Own your portion of the Kids Bedroom category – end to end – across all our ecommerce brands: You will be responsible for the performance of your category across all of Walmart’s Ecommerce brands – Jet.com, Walmart.com and Hayneedle, and be responsible for assortment, financial performance, merchandising, and pricing.
Work with product and marketing to build your Kids Bedroom brands and enhance the customer experience: You will be working alongside embedded marketing and product resources to determine what your category looks like, how products are sourced, found, displayed, and finally, marketed to our millions of customers around the USA!
Inspire entry category specialists: You will begin to be a part of inspiring and training our category experts fresh out of college.
• Be an expert in all systems and processes required to manage your category, including functionality related to bundles which are a key component of this category
• Own category financial targets (e.g. GMV and margin), and identify (and execute upon) levers to achieve those targets
• Continually evolve the category’s assortment strategy through in-market expertise (which may need to be self taught), and manage any assortment gaps
• Own and optimize the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors and third-party retailers
• Begin to own vendor relationships autonomously
• Ensure holistic price competitiveness/adherence
• Manage on-site product presentation and catalog data, and drive requirements into the search and browse experience – Taxonomy, Navigation, Tagging, Attributes
• Identify shopper experience and product work-flow enhancement opportunities and collaborate with product teams to execute
• Collaborate with marketing teams around category promotions
• Depending on the category and your readiness, you may begin to manage a smaller team of category specialists and experts
How you’ll know it’s right:
• If you love helping people create inspiring spaces in their home…
• If you like owning something and being accountable for its outcomes…
• If you want to do things in our industry that have not been done…
• If you understand that without risk there is no reward…
• If you want to run your own company one day…
"I have switched careers twice within Walmart and each time my leadership supported me in learning an entirely different business. "
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All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options
- Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents