Newegg Inc.

  • Sr. Category Manager (Marketplace)

    Job Location CA-ON-Richmond Hill
    Posted Date 1 hour ago(10/19/2018 11:48 AM)
  • Purpose Of The Job

    To develop assigned category(s) through the acquisition of new strategic partnerships, expand product selection and availability.


    • Merchandise existing catalog to exceed departmental goals. Work closely with domain leader and other category managers to develop and execute a category development strategy.
    • Identify and acquire new partners through cold calling and networking, leading to successful contract negotiations and onboarding of these partners.
    • Manage new and existing seller accounts to ensure consistent growth in sales and product selection to meet preset goals.
    • Work closely with many internal teams to fully utilize Newegg’s marketing and merchandizing vehicles, web content optimization, integrate new seller accounts and ultimately provide a better shopping experience to our customers.
    • Other duties as assigned by management.

    Minimum Requirements & Special Attributes

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Economic or related field or 4 years directly related experience in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.
    • At least 9 years of work experience in Ecommerce Business Development. 
    • 4+ years of supervisory experience in setting goals and maximizing profitability.
    • Strong industry knowledge of Marketplace model. 
    • Must be able to write, read, analyze and interpret technical/financial product materials. Strong verbal and written presentation skills
    • Ability to acquire work/travel documents (i.e., passport and visa) as required by various countries           Business acumen, general financial understanding and savvy with statistical analysis.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to build positive working relationships with employees and business partners thru cold calling and networking
    • Exhibits strong decision making abilities
    • Strong communication skills to clearly convey strategy and tactics to the execution part of the organization as well as vendors to sell them on the Newegg story 
    • Strong computer skills in a variety of software packages.

    Essential Mental and Physical Functions

    Mental Functions:
    Decisions have major implications on the management and operations of an area within a department. Job may contribute to important strategy, operational, and business decisions that affect the department. This position establishes procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives in a broad area of work. Only the final results of work done are typically reviewed.

    Physical Functions:
    Sitting required 90% of the time. Walking and standing required 5% of the time respectively. No heavy lifting required. Constant working on a computer.

    Equipment Used

    Standard office and computer equipment including MSOffice software.

    Work Environment

    Office cubicle environment with minimal exposure to the environment or health hazards.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    2+ direct reports.

    Language Skills

    Must be able to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

    Travel Requirements

    Travel is not required.


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