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Senior Category Manager, Collectibles

Company: eBay Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage, and creativity, where you can be on 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 crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay - a company you can be proud to be with.eBay is a global ecommerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We build economic opportunity by helping individuals and businesses be successful in our marketplace. We have anything and everything buyers want. The teams behind our powerful ecommerce platform are forward thinking, customer-led individuals who are always thinking big and collaborating to take the customer experience to the next level.The role is to define and drive the trading card and collectible strategy to promote eBay's value proposition with buyers and sellers. Working with internal and external partners, you will be the hub that connects multiple initiatives to bring collectibles into the lives of eBay buyers throughout the world.The Sr. Category Manager is part of the Collectibles team, whose charter is to grow the category by making eBay a trusted and top-of-mind destination for buyers and sellers. In this role, you will evolve the current buyer and seller journey and make it outstanding.This includes understanding our sellers and buyers and their end-to-end experiences. You will monitor and improve performance of these phases by identifying long term gaps and defining priorities to address these gaps.Further, the collectible category is constantly changing and having a strong personal connection to any collectible category is important. This role requires someone who takes a comprehensive view to problem solving, thinks strategically, and can imagine how the future will shape up and how to best guide eBay to be prepared for these changes.Requirements:

  • Seven to nine + years of related experience in ecommerce, retail, or similar online business.
  • BA/BS required, MBA or similar graduate degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience as a seller or buyer on eBay is preferred.
  • The new employee will ideally be near one of eBay's corporate locations, but full remote is an option for an exceptional candidate.
  • Strong business acumen, experience running a leading ecommerce website or coming from a leading online retailer who has CM experience specifically in running and managing the day-to-day business.
    • This would include P&L/KPI management across driving GMV, CSAT (Buyer/Seller) and the experience on the core drivers necessary to run a successful business
    • Marketing: experience in developing a comprehensive traffic plan necessary to build and drive qualified traffic to the category
    • Selection: Ability to build out a selection plan identifying key existing gaps, recruit new inventory, leverage, and partner with BD to recruit new sellers
    • Negotiation: Ability to be a strong negotiator on selection, pricing, and incentives
      • Organized: Ability to organize the team outlining the key priorities, building a work back plan, and staying on track regarding key milestones to be achieved and how to achieve them
      • Strategic Thinker: Ability to pull together a comprehensive framework and think through all the business elements of running a comprehensive business, articulate in the form of a strategy
      • Strategic Planning: Ability to think through and build out a short and long-term strategic plan for the category including key initiatives and executionary support
      • Category Experience: Clear understanding of the competitive landscape and overall industry, ability to pull together a comprehensive selection/inventory plan identifying correct inventory to recruit and identify selection gaps, as well as experience in pricing approach and policy, as well as seller and vendor connections into the industry
      • Leadership: ability to invest and develop not only the direct team but the broader collectibles team, helping to up-level the talent and think through how to mature business processes, logic, and approach
      • Execution: Strong technical skills necessary to not only develop but execute on a clear strategy, with the ability to dive deep into independently driving key initiatives and the day-to-day business successBenefits 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: 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 . We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico. For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement This website uses cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies View our privacy policy and accessibility info

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