Director, E-Commerce Category Marketing - Hardlines

Director, E-Commerce Category Marketing - Hardlines

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Career Area Marketing and Customer Insights
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD531862

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Director of Marketing, Hardlines 

Our mission in Category Marketing is to be an expert in customer, category, business and competitor insights, creating a joint category strategy with Merchandising that supports the Marketing & Enterprise strategy.   


About the Job 

As the Director of Category Marketing - Hardlines, you will lead the marketing strategy, planning and execution for the omni Hardlines business to ultimately help our customers “Save Money. Live Better.  Leading the Hardlines category marketing team, you will be responsible for pertinent campaigns and marketing activations, including brand launches, and integration in cross-category programming. You will partner with merchant, editorial and channel leads to identify and drive business priorities, and partner with both the Hardlines team and marketing leadership to allocate and optimize marketing budgets.  We are looking for a highly analytical, creative, and strategic marketer who has a proven track record in driving sales through innovative customer centric solutions. 


  • Manage marketing team dedicated to Hardlines initiatives and indirectly manage supporting functional partners 

  • Drive priority development and seasonal Hardlines marketing calendar, and ensure marketing activations support business priorities 

  • Lead brand launches and campaigns to support strategic national and private brands 

  • Identify areas of opportunity to acquire new customers and drive perception change for the category 

  • Develop programs to increase repeat and retention rates for existing shoppers. Partner with CRM team to develop lifecycle marketing programs. 

  • Partner with creative to drive a consistent and elevated look and feel across all channels and develop breakthrough creative assets 

  • Partner with seasonal and cross category teams to ensure successful representation and integration of stories and priorities. Act as ambassador for Hardlines marketing across seasonal teams 

About You 

You are a seasoned marketer, savvy in both brand strategy and digital marketing. You have deep knowledge of and passion for retail, e-commerce and the Hardlines category.  You are customer obsessed. You enjoy working collaboratively to create a vision and rally teams around it. You have a deep understanding of various marketing levers and how to use them to drive customer lifetime value. You are never satisfied with the status quo and are constantly looking to learn, grow, and innovate. You’re a flexible team player. You have great business sense and know when to trust your instincts  


  • 8-10 years in digital and strategic marketing 

  • Knowledge of marketing disciplines: acquisition, retention, brand, media, creative, content, product marketing and partnerships. 

  • Proven leadership and people development skills, as well as experience working and influencing cross functionally. 

  • Proven ability to work with data to understand and analyze performance, optimize plans, make quick decisions and measure impact to the business. 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with a high attention to detail. 

  • Sharp creative eye, experience testing and learning messaging and creative. 

  • Risk-taker, comfortable in fast-paced environment; go-getter, capable of managing multiple projects, priorities. 

  • Knowledge of and interest in ecommerce customer behavior, retail, and Hardlines in particular. 

  • BA/BS degree with strong academic record. MBA preferred. 


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field and 5 years' experience in marketing or related field OR 7 years' experience in marketing or related field.
2 years' supervisory experience or experience leading cross-functional projects.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Marketing Experience in a Consumer Packaged Goods or Retail Environment

Masters: Business Administration

Primary Location...

121 River St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5989, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity – unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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