Private Brand Specialist

Private Brand Specialist

What you'll do at

Challenges you’ll be tackling

Own your brand: You will be responsible for the business performance (financial performance, site analytics) of your brand(s) across all categories – Jet.com and Walmart.com, and all other relevant eCommerce platforms.

Be the brand champion: Be responsible for bringing our Private Brand assortment to life online by developing enriched and elevated content and educating our customers through brand pages and other site experiences. You will also be responsible for educating those within the company about why OUR brands are the best.

Work with marketing, site merchandising to build your brand and educate our customer: You will be working alongside embedded marketing, site merchandising, and the Retail teams to determine what your brand looks like, how products are featured and displayed and developing marketing plans to drive additional awareness to our brands.

Manage supplier relationships: Our brands success hinges on our relationships with our suppliers. You will work closely with suppliers to develop joint plans on how to bring our brands to life online.
•You own it: Brand Specialists are the business owners for a Walmart private brand. Your job is to blend art with science, combining your creative intuition, analytical skills, and passion for helping our customers to create the best shopping experience.
•You drive it: World-class interpersonal and persuasion skills will be required as you will be collaborating with buyers and coordinating cross-functional teams to make sure we sell what customers want. You will need to start with the customer and work backwards, decoding their needs and journeys.
•You lead it: Have an idea? Go for it. You will work within a world-class team of collaborative colleagues and have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help test and validate your ideas.
Responsibilities:
•Be an expert in all systems and processes required to manage your brand
•Own brand financial targets (e.g. GMV and margin), and identify (and execute upon) levers to achieve those targets
•Continually evolve the brand’s assortment strategy through in-market expertise (which may need to be self-taught), and manage any assortment gaps to develop online exclusive items
•Begin to own supplier relationships autonomously

Responsibilities:
•Be an expert in all systems and processes required to manage your brand
•Own brand financial targets (e.g. GMV and margin), and identify (and execute upon) levers to achieve those targets
•Continually evolve the brand’s assortment strategy through in-market expertise (which may need to be self-taught), and manage any assortment gaps to develop online exclusive items
•Begin to own supplier relationships autonomously
•Manage on-site product presentation and catalog to ensure that new items launch on-time for key drive periods
•Work with across the company to develop best-in class content for our Private Brands
•Collaborate with marketing teams around category promotions

How you’ll know it’s right:
•If you love brands and brand building
•If you are adept at work across many key stakeholders and influencing various cross-functional teams
•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…

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor degree in business or related field

Preferred Qualifications

•Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
•Proficiency in Excel (not afraid of V-Look Ups, Index-Matching and organizing large sets of data)
•A founder’s mentality and bias to action. Whatever challenge you face, you find a way to solve it
•Strong attention to detail; scrutinize your business and polish the customer experience
•Strong follow through; ensure that projects are completed
•Strong communication and 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 and persuasion skills
•Proven ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects and competing priorities simultaneously, work independently, and drive projects to completion with minimum guidance and high attention to detail
•A founder’s mentality and bias to action. Whatever challenge you face, you find a way to solve it
•Strong attention to detail; scrutinize your business and polish the customer experience
•Strong follow through; ensure that projects are completed
•Strong communication and 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 and persuasion skills
•Proven ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects and competing priorities simultaneously, work independently, and drive projects to completion with minimum guidance and high attention to detail
•Ability to learn quickly; absorbing information and experiences and applying them
•Not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get the job done. No task is too menial.
•Previous internship or work experience is preferred
•Passion for eCommerce, retail, and brand marketing
•Experience or demonstrated knowledge of online/offline retail or consumer internet technologies preferred

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
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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

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