Category Lead, Media Partnerships

Category Lead, Media Partnerships

What you'll do at

Ideal candidate will have a deep passion for digital advertising and ecommerce, exceptional ability to adapt and thrive in an ever-evolving, matrixed environment, and relishes having ad revenue accountability. The position requires the candidate to be customer centric, able to juggle competing priorities, and comfortable working with a wide cross section of teams and individuals at various levels within a large corporate organization.

• Owns ad revenue target for specific categories
• Develops and executes GTM (go-to-market strategy) to deliver ad revenue targets in partnership with Walmart’s third party sales agency and category buyers.
• Manages the relationship with Walmart category buyers for specific vertical(s)
• Manages the development and execution of large-scale marketing initiatives (for example, on-site merchandising, advertising, store integration)
• Develops and manages key supplier partnerships
• Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
• Manages the Walmart brand
• Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Requirements Include:
• Able to think analytically using data to inform business strategy
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Skillful at driving cross-functional collaboration through effective persuasion and influence.
• Manage partner needs and requests in a timely, fast-paced environment
• Able to creatively problem solve, garnering support across an omni-channel business
• Experience operating at all levels within a corporate environment ranging from C-Level executives to new college graduates.

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years of experience in advertising, digital marketing, strategic partnerships, business development, or related field
• Bachelor degree in Business, Communications or related field

Preferred Qualifications

• 3 years managing cross-functional teams
• 3 years of supervisory experience
• 3 years of experience managing vendor contracts and relationships


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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