Chewy Associate Category Manager in Dania Beach, Florida
Chewy is hiring an enthusiastic and analytical Associate Category Manager for our headquarters in Dania Beach, FL. The successful candidate will own category performance and be responsible for managing the business relationship with several vendor partners, including improving business terms to drive sales and margin improvements. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal \u0026amp;amp; written communication, an attention to detail and organization, negotiations experience, and the ability to analyze and communicate complex problems while driving cross-functional collaboration with other teams including Finance, Marketing and Supply Chain. The successful candidate will be flexible, creative, analytical, and able to drive negotiations through to completion. Keys to success also include strong ownership values, a passion for innovation, and hustle.
What you\u0026#39;ll do:
Integrate economic analysis and merchandising instincts into a cohesive category strategy
Conduct research, collect and process economic and statistical data, monitor economic trends, analyze data, and develop forecasts for our online business
Maximize product category sales, by driving strong marketing promotions, negotiating with vendor partners to maximize selection, and reacting to industry-related economic trends
What you\u0026#39;ll need:
Minimum of 2-4 years in Business, eCommerce, Buying, Technology, Finance, Product Management, Category Management, Consulting, or related field.
BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or equivalent field
Proficient in Excel
Vendor or Client Management Experience
Must be willing to travel (10%)
An accomplished range of skill from high-level strategic thinking to working with external partners.
Demonstrated excellent business judgment with strong written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
The ability to use both formal and informal influencing skills across Chewy’s cross-matrix organization
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - prioritization, planning and task delegation
Track record of taking ownership and driving results in an environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment