Manager, Category Management, Fresh Food

Manager, Category Management, Fresh Food

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
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  • Requisition GH1217359

What you'll do at

You'll be responsible for ensuring that your product category has a market-leading assortment, excellent financial performance and a great shopper experience

About Jet

Jet’s mission is to become the smartest way to shop and save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology and fulfillment platform, and incredible customer service, we’ve set out to create a new kind of e-commerce.  At Jet, we’re passionate about empowering people to live and work brilliant.

About Jet’s Internal Engine

We’re building a new kind of company, and we’re building it from the inside out, which means that investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds in the world is a top priority. Everything we do is grounded in three simple values:  trust, transparency, and fairness.  From our business model to our culture, we live our values to the extreme, whether we’re dealing with employees, retail partners, or consumers.  We believe that happiness is the highest level of success and we want every person that crosses paths with Jet to achieve it.  If you’re an ambitious, smart, natural collaborator who likes taking risks, influencing, and innovating in a challenging hyper-growth environment, we’d love to talk to you about joining our team. 

About the Job

Jet is looking for a strategic, collaborative, and passionate individual to manage a category within our Fresh team. Each member of Jet’s Category Management Team acts as the business manager of part of Jet’s catalog, and is responsible for assortment, financial performance, merchandising, pricing and discoverability within the site. Additionally, Fresh category managers will deal with the added complexities of expiration, freshness, quality, and shrink.  

The Manager, Category Management will be based in our HQ office in Hoboken and responsibilities will include:

  • Continually evolve the category’s assortment strategy through in-market expertise
  • Own and optimize the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors and third-party retailers
  • Own category financial targets (e.g. GMV and margin), and identify (and execute upon) levers to achieve those targets
  • 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 Jet’s marketing team around category promotions

About You

  • BA/BS degree, with 3 – 5 years of relevant professional experience within an e-commerce or retail merchandising, category management, business development and/or strategy capacity
  • 1 – 2 of experience in fresh/grocery a plus
  • You are a foodie
  • You have a passion for eCommerce and for Jet’s mission
  • Ability to build a data-driven strategic business plan with tangible execution steps
  • Demonstrated ability to form long-term strategic business relationships, and comfort engaging with senior executives
  • 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
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of online/offline retail or consumer internet technologies preferred

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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