Best Buy Merchant Analyst - Desktops/Monitors OR TV's OR Appliances in Richfield, Minnesota

672923BR

Job Title:

Merchant Analyst - Desktops/Monitors OR TV's OR Appliances

Job Category:

Merchandising/Buying/Planning

Location Number:

957651-105-CBG Accessories Marketing

Job Description:

(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.

Basic Requirements:

  • 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

Preferred Requirements:

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

Req #:

672923BR

Address Line 1:

7601 Penn Avenue South

City:

Richfield

State:

MN

Zip:

55423-8500

Job Level:

Individual Contributor

Employment Category:

Full Time

Brand:

Best Buy

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Merchandising / Buying