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AD, Category Management

Company: Chewy, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Our Opportunity:
Chewy is hiring an Associate Director, Category Management to lead one of our Merchandising teams in Dania Beach, FL, or Bellevue, WA. The Associate Director of Category Management will own the business growth strategy, category P&L delivery, and continuously assess products and services to stay ahead of the competition. The Associate Director of Category Management will be a team leader and mentor in a high-paced environment so clear and effective leadership is critical.
What You'll Do:

  • Prepare the Merchandising department to scale the business to 4x current volume
  • Work in conjunction with the Business Vertical Director/ Sr Director to develop the goals of the Category Management team
  • Ensure Merchandising is planning and delivering on all key P/L Metrics such as Sales, GM, ASP, CPU, Rebate %, and more
  • Negotiate high stakes and complex funding and cost deals across the biggest manufacturers in the Pet Care Industry
  • Develop and execute overall product assortment strategy to maximize sales and new customer acquisition
  • Lead a complex or large vendor network of partners
  • Develop strategies for increasing vendor support
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners across businesses to execute the strategy effectively, both on replenishment, seasonal, and OTB categories
  • Partner with Merchandising Operations and Site Merchandising to increase conversion
  • Generate new Merchandising concepts to gain incremental sales
  • Interject new insights and ideas for improving customer experience and improving financials while holding true to Chewy fundamentals
  • Position may require travel

    What You'll Need:

    • Minimum of 8-10 years in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
    • Alternate profile- Willing to consider candidates with less experience who have advanced degrees and are working for top consulting firms
    • Minimum of 8 years negotiation experience
    • Strong in Excel
    • BA/BS (MBA preferred)
    • Position may require travel


      • Experience with financial analysis and modeling
      • Experience planning both seasonal and replenishment based categories
      • Extensive experience leading teams & cross-functional projects
      • Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
      • Ability to synthesize large quantities of and complex data into usable/actionable information
      • Track record of taking ownership and driving results in a data-driven, fast-paced environment
      • Entrepreneurial mindset
        Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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Keywords: Chewy, Inc., Bellevue , AD, Category Management, Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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