So who are we?
We’re Wayfair, the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States and we’re ready to make Berlin our new European Headquarters! Are you a startup enthusiast and ready to join one of Berlin’s hottest new international companies?
Join us at Wayfair where we are a zillions things home, together with our other brands AllModern and Joss&Main. Wayfair was selected by Glassdoor as a top company to work for and #16 on the Forbes most promising companies!!!
Here at Wayfair we’re never done, we like transparency and are the ‘go to’ people. If that sounds interesting to you then keep on reading!!
Let me tell you what the Wayfair Category Manager does!
The Category Manager is essentially a business unit manager that will oversee a specific area of the overall Wayfair portfolio, for example our lighting division or our bathroom division. Yes, we have so many lights in our product range that they actualy are their own a product category! As Category Manager you are a key and integral part in the performance of that product category and by extension the entire business. You arethe face of Wayfair to our supplier partners and are primarily responsible for building relationships and driving negotiations with the supplier partners that help Wayfair improve the economics of the business.
Additionally, you are focused on analyzing and understanding the trends in your business and executing on projects to impact change and/or provide recommendations to relevant parties. Are you a rockstar at negotiating? Then look no further as you will be negotiating extensively with supplier partners and of course nurture and develop this long term, mutually beneficial, relationship.
Getting to know Wayfair and it’s business is key to your success as you will be working cross functionally with all business stakeholders (operations, marketing, buying, pricing, merchandising etc.) to advocate for and drive change that makes positive impacts on the business.
Is this starting to sounds a lot like you? Then keep reading and I’ll tell you a little about who Wayfair is looking for!
You love analyzing and drawing conclusions from data and to take it a step further finding the right solution is your ultimate goal. You are an excel freak at heart and can easily multi task between different data sheets. With this data you identify trends and areas of improvement, this is when your true consulting skills come to surface; using your strong communication and negotiating skills to further build relationships and drive profitability. In a nut shell if you have a crazy fascination for some of the following words: analysis, statistics, economics, business analysis, consulting, corporate and investment banking, retail product management and want the chance to to have real ownership of an entire product category within the Wayfair portfolio, make strategic decisions and influence the direction of the business…..
..then APPLY NOW!!!! What are you waiting for! We have a zillion things to talk to you about and here’s what we have on offer:
Of course the usual competitive salary, bonus, office snacks and drinks, friday evening beers!!
· An awesome team right in the startup hub of Berlin, Kreuzberg!
· Career path guidance!
· We support your gym membership and office sport events!
· Monthly outings with your team!
· We want to share our company with you in equity units!
· A huge opportunity to be an early entrant and set the stage!
· And let’s not forget the chance to join the next global giant in ecommerce!!!
And finally, our proposition to you!
Alongside all of the usual elements like a competitive salary, bonus, equity and benefits package we are offering you the chance to join the next global ecommerce giant.
You will be joining a company which in terms of its European operation is very much in startup and growth mode. You will get to be an early entrant to a new, highly important team and have a genuine and real opportunity to play a significant role in the growth of the company across Europe.
A key aspect of this opportunity is the chance to have real ownership of an entire product category within the Wayfair portfolio, make strategic decisions and influence the direction of the business. You will have the chance to grow and develop your career and learn and be involved in many aspects that would not be possible at long established, highly structured organizations.
Join us and grow and build your career while together we grow and build the customers first choice for home products online.
We´re happy to hear from you! Work with us! Pls apply in English via our recruitment system Jobvite and have your CV and a motivation letter (or however you want to express you´re the right candidate) ready and use this link: