Partnership Specialist, Marketplace - Automotive

Partnership Specialist, Marketplace - Automotive

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
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  • Requisition GH1405655

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Partnership Specialists, Marketplace

Position Summary:

Marketplace is one of’s fastest growing and dynamic businesses committed to constantly meeting the assortment needs of customers. The Automotive Parts & Accessories team is looking for an individual who can collaborate, and thrive in a dynamic environment, demonstrate innovative thinking, learn and use the latest tools and technology – and above all else, think every day about how best service the needs of our partnerships.

Position Description:

The Partnership Specialists, Marketplace will be responsible with supporting all Marketplace Partnerships financial and operational goals, the measuring of key performance metrics, and building strong internal and external relationships to drive marketplace growth in the Automotive Parts & Accessories Category. Additional responsibilities will also include optimization of assortment to enhance the shopping experience. 

Successful candidates should be quick learners, strategic thinkers, and have an entrepreneurial spirit.  This role is heavily cross-functional, requiring working knowledge and coordination with merchandising, marketing, operations, finance, and technical teams.

Ideal candidates will possess general project management experience and should also understand how to use technology to assist in driving future enhancements and requirements for the technology platform.

  • This is an ideal role for a candidate who loves partner management and is interested in driving significant financial growth.
  • Own and drive Strategic Automotive Partnerships with an annual GMV plan
  • Co-Create Joint Annual Business Plans (JBPs) by aligning financial targets with partnerships, identifying assortment needs, and securing marketing placements
  • Continuously monitor seller performance. Provide internal performance reporting and host regular external partner meeting to effectively communicate Seller performance and pivots
  • Partner with category management and site merchandising to understand assortment needs
  • Collaborate with technology product and marketing teams to ensure visibility of Marketplace items
  • Ensures the alignment of multiple cross-functional teams to ensure the achievement of business objectives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Previous online retail or ecommerce experience a plus
  • Automotive enthusiast or Industry knowledge is desired


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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