Sr. Category Manager - Sneakers

Location:

San Jose, California
Austin, Texas
New York, New York
Portland, Oregon
Requisition Number:
R0047021

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes in 190 markets.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

We play an instrumental role in connecting people with the things they need and love, anytime, anywhere. The Americas help deliver a personalized shopping experience and flawless access to inventory from down the street and around the world, as well as tailored shopping experiences, including customized buying and selling. eBay seeks to drive growth into new markets and drive value in the shopping and selling experience through “building, accelerating, and redefining.” The team is comprised of marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling, and shipping. Our responsibilities include all aspects of the region including operations in the US, Canada and Latin America.

We are looking for a Sr. Manager of Verticals, Sneakers to join our Verticals team at eBay. Based in San Jose, CA, you will help own the Sneakers category. If you have a love of sneakers and sneaker culture, an ownership mentality, are able to build significant cross-functional relationships, and are ready to make an exciting move, we would love to hear from you!

The Opportunity

The role is to define the Sneakers category strategy and execute this through working with strategically important sellers, brands, retailers, and buyers to ensure that eBay has the inventory and end-to-end experience to grow the business. As a Sr. Manager of Verticals, you will be accountable for the success of your categories.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive category strategy (including pricing, inventory, promotions)

  • Lead vertical, horizontal, cultural, and retail moment execution as it relates to the Sneakers category and our customers

  • Supervise key metrics (pricing, inventory, discoverability, customer happiness, gross merchandise volume, etc.) and react to drive business

  • Lead all aspects of performance and business planning for top sellers, buyers, and 3rd party partners

  • Drive strategic product, policy, communications, business development, marketing, and inventory initiatives in a holistic manner to improve buyer & seller happiness

  • Lead platform feature conceptualization and adoption for the best on-site experience

  • Drive eBay event planning with Marketing Campaign Manager and Planning function

  • Co-lead marketing plan development and category management asset requests (e.g. placement, coupon, support, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience with growing responsibility as a business owner in an online retail or marketplace environment. Startup experience valued.

  • Prior experience leading and inspiring diverse teams

  • Passion for sneakers with a broader interest in Fashion & Luxury Goods; experience in the space and/or relationships with key industry players

  • Experienced at negotiating positive outcomes with third parties in sophisticated negotiations

  • Execution-driven, growth-oriented, ownership mentality to drive performance against agreed critical metrics

  • Deep insight into the digital sector

  • Ability to lead groups of individuals effectively and mange cross-functional coordination

  • Can communicate optimally in large or small group settings

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MS/MBA preferred

  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills

  • Executive-level presentation and communication skills

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-CP1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Sr. Category Manager - Sneakers

San Jose, California
Austin, Texas
New York, New York
Portland, Oregon
Requisition Number R0047021 Subsidiary eBay

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes in 190 markets.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

We play an instrumental role in connecting people with the things they need and love, anytime, anywhere. The Americas help deliver a personalized shopping experience and flawless access to inventory from down the street and around the world, as well as tailored shopping experiences, including customized buying and selling. eBay seeks to drive growth into new markets and drive value in the shopping and selling experience through “building, accelerating, and redefining.” The team is comprised of marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling, and shipping. Our responsibilities include all aspects of the region including operations in the US, Canada and Latin America.

We are looking for a Sr. Manager of Verticals, Sneakers to join our Verticals team at eBay. Based in San Jose, CA, you will help own the Sneakers category. If you have a love of sneakers and sneaker culture, an ownership mentality, are able to build significant cross-functional relationships, and are ready to make an exciting move, we would love to hear from you!

The Opportunity

The role is to define the Sneakers category strategy and execute this through working with strategically important sellers, brands, retailers, and buyers to ensure that eBay has the inventory and end-to-end experience to grow the business. As a Sr. Manager of Verticals, you will be accountable for the success of your categories.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive category strategy (including pricing, inventory, promotions)

  • Lead vertical, horizontal, cultural, and retail moment execution as it relates to the Sneakers category and our customers

  • Supervise key metrics (pricing, inventory, discoverability, customer happiness, gross merchandise volume, etc.) and react to drive business

  • Lead all aspects of performance and business planning for top sellers, buyers, and 3rd party partners

  • Drive strategic product, policy, communications, business development, marketing, and inventory initiatives in a holistic manner to improve buyer & seller happiness

  • Lead platform feature conceptualization and adoption for the best on-site experience

  • Drive eBay event planning with Marketing Campaign Manager and Planning function

  • Co-lead marketing plan development and category management asset requests (e.g. placement, coupon, support, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience with growing responsibility as a business owner in an online retail or marketplace environment. Startup experience valued.

  • Prior experience leading and inspiring diverse teams

  • Passion for sneakers with a broader interest in Fashion & Luxury Goods; experience in the space and/or relationships with key industry players

  • Experienced at negotiating positive outcomes with third parties in sophisticated negotiations

  • Execution-driven, growth-oriented, ownership mentality to drive performance against agreed critical metrics

  • Deep insight into the digital sector

  • Ability to lead groups of individuals effectively and mange cross-functional coordination

  • Can communicate optimally in large or small group settings

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MS/MBA preferred

  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills

  • Executive-level presentation and communication skills

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-CP1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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View our privacy policy and accessibility info