Amazon Category Manager (Home-Based)

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TYPE OF WORK

Full Time

SALARY

40000

ID PROOF

70

DATE POSTED

Aug 05, 2019

JOB OVERVIEW

Job Summary

As the Amazon Category Manager, you are the Subject Matter Expert regarding the assigned product categories. You religiously analyze competitor/industry developments, anticipate strategic opportunities and execute to rapidly scale profits in the category.

Job Description

- Research, Strategy, Execution
- Identify & execute on profitable opportunities in the category e.g. merchandising, bundling, price strategy, branding, product development, design improvements, etc.
- Monitor current & potential threats in category e.g. negative reviews, market changes, price drops, product obsolesce, legal issues, etc.
- Thorough understanding of seasonality and global trends/events, and continually monitor competitor/industry developments
- Execute with speed and accuracy to be one step ahead of competition and market
- Decide when to scale, kill, or pivot our current products in the category

Financial management
- Manage financials through pricing, driving cost improvements, and intelligently managing inventory (buying/selling)
- Identify, achieve and report on savings and value targets for category sourcing activities
- Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed revenue and profitability goals

Team Coordination
- Coordinates buying activities with inventory planning team at the lowest cost and assorts products to meet customers’ needs and maximum sales volume
- Coordinates w/ graphics designers, photographers, copy writers, ad buyers to optimize listings and respond to market conditions
- Coordinates with product development team to improve product quality and marketability
- Coordinates marketing activities with the marketing and merchandising team and keeps stakeholders informed
- Works with leadership to address all aspects of buying, market trends assessment, pricing and product availability
- 1st Year Outcome
- Improved product category profit by >50%
- Manage at least >10 products
- Created 4 new processes to increase profitability, decrease cost, increase output, or minimize mistakes
- Assist or directly lead >4 product launches from beginning to end
- Proactively self-learn 1 new skill monthly
- Trained >2 team members

Qualifications:

- Graduate of a top 5 university in the Philippines or graduated Cum Laude
- >3 years direct years leadership experience in the specific role
- Enjoy new changes and a constant changing environment
- Have a “figuring it out” and “get it done” attitude
- Comes from a competitive background
- Spreadsheet wizard
- Computer and spreadsheet wizard

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SKILL SUMMARY
Advertising
Amazon Product Ads Other Ad Platforms
Marketing & Sales
SEO
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