Sr. Manager ( Merchandising/ Digital Product Marke...

Sr. Manager ( Merchandising/ Digital Product Marketing)

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Product Management - Technology
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1162380BR

What you'll do at

Champions a product vision, strategy, and roadmap for a product area in support of corporate goals and objectives Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects. Drives the product discovery process for large complex, and/or ambiguous projects. Manages vendor relationships. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity. Supports product implementation and deployment for large, complex, and ambiguous projects.
The role is on the Content Acquisition Team, part of the area responsible for the development and management of the Walmart Product Catalog. The acquisition of content (Product attributes including Images, Descriptions, Titles etc.) is accomplished by purchasing available data, leveraging internal content capabilities, external partners and working with suppliers to ingest the best possible content.
The role will be to supervise a team and directly engage with the merchants across categories, to develop and execute a content strategy that supports the goals of each category.
1. Develop, in collaboration with category merchants an annual content strategy that is specific to the category(s) and subcategories. The strategy needs to be aligned to category business goals. Become a category expert utilizing external and internal resources to be a highly effective consultant to our business.
2. Implement and execute the content strategy, using and improving the existing Category Engagement practice. This role will be responsible for consistency of engagement across categories. Success will be measured on a quarterly basis against the strategy and individual project outcomes that are executed within the quarter.
3. Develop and use a consistent reporting model to show the value the content team is bringing to the category(s), this need to be aligned to merchandising KPIs such as driving CVI scores and improving P&L performance
4. Become an expert in the use of the tools the team uses, including but not limited to Omniture, Thoughtspot, Content Quality tools, DSS reports, the process to rank content sources, Supplier Center, the Content ingestion tool, Google Trends, Taxonomy tool and the ability to analyze data that is not always easily extracted.
5. Be able to provide consistent support to the merchants to help debug and rectify process and facilitate technical issues that may not always fall solely in your role
6. This position will be expected to independently use the tools to develop and execute a content strategy for a category. This position will also be expected to onboard new team members, mentor & train them in the use of the tools.
7. Be a content expert, understand all the various types of product attribution and content and which content types will have the most impact on product performance.
8. Understand the way the Walmart Catalog works, how products are categorized, how website facets are managed and how internal product hierarchies and managed.
9. Develop and maintain relationships with the category merchants at all levels in the organization. The expectation is that this role be invited to attend Category Strategy meetings and add value as a content expert and consultant.
10. Be able to work in a true matrix organization while being a mentor to all team members.
11. Stay abreast of latest developments, best practices and competitive intelligence in product content.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science and 6 years' product management experience OR Master of Science and 3 years' product management experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Skills
1. Develop and retain relationships
2. Leadership / supervisory experience
3. Excellent Communication skills
4. Work in a matrix, influence without authority
5. Attention to detail, persistent drive to understand details of process, tools
6. Strategic thinking
7. Process development and implementation
8. Ability to help merchants and suppliers understand technical and process related concepts
9. Knowledge of Product attribution, Product Content, Product page optimization.

Minimum Qualifications;
1. Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Information Technology or related field and 4 years’ experience in Marketing, Merchandising or information technology within the past 10 years OR
2. 7 years’ experience in Marketing, Retail Merchandising, Information technology or related field within the past 10 years OR Master's degree in Marketing, Retail, Information Technology or related field and 2 years’ experience in Marketing, Merchandising or related field within the past 10 years.
3. Demonstrated experience in, and Knowledge of Product attribution and Consumer facing Content
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
2+ Years’ Experience in strategic planning and strategy implementation.
Experience in Design, Customer Experience, Data Analytics & Visualization.
Experience with a Supplier to Walmart or Agency in a role related to Item Setup, Product attribution

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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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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