Best Buy Merchant Analyst - Desktops/Monitors OR TV's OR Appliances in Richfield, Minnesota
Merchant Analyst - Desktops/Monitors OR TV's OR Appliances
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(THIS IS A THREE HEADCOUNT REQUISITION. BY APPLYING TO THIS ROLE - YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL THREE POSITIONS. PLEASE LET THE INTERVIEW TEAM KNOW IF YOU HAVE A CATEGORY PREFERENCE)
The Merchandising Organization at Best Buy is responsible for the overall curation of Best Buy’s product assortment, working to negotiate contracts with our Vendor teams to secure product for Best Buy’s retail and .com stores. While there are consistent annual rhythms to our business, no two days are exactly the same.
An ideal candidate would be innately curious, analytical, team-oriented and adaptable to the ever changing needs of the Consumer Electronics business. Analysts will support managing 10’s of millions of dollars in annual revenue within their assigned category.
The Merchant Analyst role is an integral function in the Organization supporting Merchants and Senior Merchants. This position is responsible for full execution of the merchant strategy, promotional management, product merchandising, marketing development, funding collection, vendor agreements, and general day to day business management for their assigned category. The Merchant Analyst - Mobile role is highly cross-functional and will collaborate with numerous teams including Vendors, Marketing, Operations, Pricing, Promotional Management, Demand Planning, Forecasting, and Ecommerce.
1+ year experience in Demand Planning, Forecasting, or Retail Product Management
Strong communication and collaboration/partnership skills
Analytical skills; ability to tell a story from data
Organization and time management
Proficiency in Microsoft Product Suite
Bachelor’s Degree or 3+ years of experience of working knowledge of Retail, Inventory, Merchandising, or Supply Chain, while demonstrating:
The ability to influence without authority; developed communication and diplomacy skills used to direct/persuade/influence others
The ability to analyze complex problems, operate effectively in high pressure situations and make accurate decisions quickly
The ability to communicate effectively and exchange complex information with category team members, leaders and relevant cross-functional partners
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7601 Penn Avenue South
Merchandising / Buying