Sr. Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Product Marke...

Sr. Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Product Marketing

What you'll do at

Are you known for your Jedi skills as a…

•Whack-a-mole player who springs into action when business challenges arise.
•Chess champion able to step back and chart strategy based on a view of the whole board.
•Curveball catcher adept at quickly reacting to unexpected twists and turns.
•Scavenger hunter with the tenacity to track down the right people and solutions to address the challenge at hand.
•Cat herder able to drive alignment and action across functions and teams.

If so, read on! We’re looking for a great addition to a small but mighty team focused on results-driven strategic planning, strategic initiatives and the future of digital marketing. We offer a fast-paced environment that requires an entrepreneurial and agile, curious mindset. This team is regularly tasked with working with great internal and external partners to solve some of the most exciting emerging digital marketing puzzles like personalization and conversational commerce, which can serve as the launching pad within the enterprise. Tools of the trade include positive energy, a sense of humor and unstructured problem-solving capabilities. Horizontal leadership, adaptability and comfort with ambiguity are a must.

Our team
The digital marketing team at Walmart leads digital performance marketing, brand social, seasonal, and product marketing for Walmart.com.

The Strategy and Planning team supports the organization by:

•Leading strategic initiatives.
•Coordinating strategic planning.
•Driving business reviews and continuous improvement.
•Supporting process improvement and skill development.

We’re a diverse team that values flexibility, positivity, and a get it done attitude. We tackle a variety of challenges with a high degree of ambiguity. We figure out how to do the things no one has done before.

Sr. Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Product Marketing role scope
This role focuses on planning and implementing high importance strategic initiatives, from strategy to execution:

•Tackle marketing business problems by developing a data-driven approach to strategic decisions around emerging digital channels.
•Manage digital marketing projects from inception, coordinating across teams (category marketing, creative, strategic partnerships, product, retail, engineering, Insights, PR, legal, etc) through launch and then well into incubation stages.

oExamples of projects include digital marketing partner launches and executing website personalization strategy.

•Support operationalizing strategic initiatives with precision, including process refinement to ensure the work gets done efficiently and effectively across teams.

Foundational expertise/experience:
•Adept at balancing attention to detail with swift execution; doing tasks quickly and well, while navigating ambiguity.
•Data centric approach to drive performance, optimization, and business impact measurement.
•Experience collaborating inside and outside large organizations to drive consensus and create strong relationships.
•Ability to influence others to consistently do their best work across teams.
•Strong communication skills are critical including the ability to structure and present complex topics on the page or in person to all levels of the organization

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Walmart.com Operations
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Implements Walmart.com operations strategies for specific functions
  • Oversees Walmart.com Operations financial and customer experience management for specific functions
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Minimum Qualifications

•MBA or relevant advanced degree with 5+ years in digital marketing; e-commerce experience and/or consulting background preferred or equivalent relevant experience.
•Significant experience with high visibility, complex, cross-functional project management
•2+ years working in a matrixed organization.
•Knowledge of and interest in ecommerce, retail, brand and direct response marketing.

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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