aBOUT THE ROLE
We’re building a community here. Of likeminded go-getters and entrepreneurs who are using innovation to change the way the world shops. It’s a scrappy bunch known for rolling up their sleeves and putting in the work. It’s not for everyone. But if you’re looking to be front and center in the innovation race, we just might have a place for you.
As a Category Specialist in the REAL@Walmart program, you hit the ground running on Day One. You’re not jumping into the shallow end. You’re responsible for managing, optimizing, and scaling a category of products across our family of eCommerce brands, becoming an expert in your specific category in the process. You will be at the center of Walmart’s eCommerce Retail organization, equipped with the technology, infrastructure, and comprehensive training to empower you to grow our business and reach your goals.
We’re hiring from coast to coast, so if you’re in the San Francisco Bay area, New York Metro area, Boston Metro area, Omaha Metro area, or Madison Heights, MI, get in touch. We’re excited to talk.
WHAT You’ll do
Learn to Run an eCommerce Business from Day One
Get trained in everything you need to own your category through our
12-week training program
Find a mentor among our roster of experienced leaders and industry experts
Grow and learn alongside a cohort of your peers
Grow Your Category and Deliver an Incredible Shopping Experience
Have it: Provide the best assortment of products for our customers. Manage and monitor the onboarding and item set up process to make sure products are in stock and ready to sell.
Find it: Make sure customers can easily browse and find the products they want. Improve navigation (browse/search) by managing and enhancing product attributes and taxonomy.
Display it: Attract customers through compelling messaging and visual merchandising. Manage item and category pages with product imagery, ratings/reviews, and content.
Price it: Optimize item and category pricing, providing competitive pricing for our customers. Manage product margins and benchmark competitors.
Deliver it: Work cross-functionally to ensure customers receive their products quickly and efficiently. Create a cohesive experience between online shopping and the physical product.
Optimize it: Rinse and repeat. Conduct regular analysis of category performance, identifying key trends and improvement opportunities, and work across teams to execute optimization initiatives.
how you’ll work
You own it: Category Specialists are the business owners for a product category. Your job is to blend art with science, combining your creative intuition, analytical skills, and passion for helping our customers to create the best shopping experience.
You drive it: World-class interpersonal and persuasion skills are a must as you collaborate with vendors and coordinate cross-functional teams to make sure we sell what customers want.
You lead it: Have an idea? Go for it. You’ll work within a team of collaborative colleagues and have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help test and validate your ideas.
WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE
Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic background
0-2 years of experience
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
A founder’s mentality and “can do” attitude. Whatever challenge you face, you find a way to solve it
Strong attention to detail; scrutinize your business and polish the customer experience
Strong communication and team work skills. Nothing big can be accomplished sitting alone in front of a computer
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. You are a fundamental building block to a growing organization
Negotiation and persuasion skills
Ability to learn quickly, absorbing information and experiences and applying them
Previous internship or work experience is preferred
Travel as needed. Immigration sponsorship will not be available for this position at this time.