Colorado Biz magazine named us a best company to work for in 2014. Built In Colorado - Colorado's hub for startups and tech named us a top 100 Colorado digital employer. We're established and profitable yet maintain the soul of a fast moving, Agile startup. Who are we? eBags!

Category Manager at eBags

The entrepreneurial Category Manager’s role will be to build and execute strategy for our high-growth deals program. The ideal candidate will be an energetic team player who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. The Category Manager will be responsible for meeting top-line sales budgets while improving profitability through negotiation. The role requires the ability to develop relationships with key suppliers on pricing and assortment while also driving strategy with cross-functional partners. The candidate must understand and quickly act on urgent business decisions while simultaneously planning for the future. The candidate must have a willingness to hit the ground running.


The role requires a leader who can align external supplier partners and cross-functional internal teams to advance key business drivers. The Category Manager must be able to execute financial plans while managing the day-to-day business and contributing to the larger team’s development. The Category Manager will manage, supervise and develop the Associate Category Manager.

The ideal candidate can balance analytical thinking with effective communication. Interest in leading others and a vested interest in the team is a must.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Achieving the financial goals for the program
  • Managing and developing brand relationships
  • Maintaining awareness of competitive environment and ensuring eBag’s competitiveness on pricing, product and brand assortments
  • Negotiating cost reductions as necessary to improve and achieve margin objectives
  • Ensuring a best-in-class user experience on eBags through effective messaging
  • Creating a curated shopping experience as appropriate to introduce customers to new products, highlight current best sellers and demonstrate eBag’s expertise in the travel category
  • Plan, develop and implement deals and promotions in conjunction category managers, site merchandising and marketing

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3+ years e-commerce / online retail experience
  • Articulate and persuasive communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Track record of successful negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Ability to hit the ground running – a confident, entrepreneurial self-starter
  • 3+ years’ experience in business and data analytics
  • Detail oriented and excellent analytical, financial and strategic planning skills
  • Able to prioritize and coordinate multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Sense of urgency in pursuing business opportunities and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven, growth environment

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Merchandising or Business

BENEFITS

Enjoy Life Monthly town hall meetings, casual dress day - every day and a dog-friendly workplace: we believe fun fosters creativity and camaraderie.

Balance and Harmony Generous paid vacations, paid holidays, paid community service time off, health club discounts and reimbursements, financial education, and employee discount on our website: we want you to do more of what makes you happy.

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise We provide the serious stuff, too. Our health benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision. We provide a Health Reimbursement Account to help cover unexpected expenses, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability, 401(k) Savings Plan with a Roth Option and Company Match, and Stock Option Grants, to mention a few.

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Why work with us
ColoradoBiz magazine named us a best company to work for in 2014. BuiltInColorado - Colorado's hub for startups and tech - named us a top 100 Colorado digital employer. We're established and profitable yet maintain the soul of a fast moving, Agile startup. Who are we? eBags!
Culture
We are a passionate team of merchants, operators, designers, developers, strategic thinkers, and game changers – all unified by a clear common purpose. Our culture fosters fresh thinking and inspires our people to do great work and deliver on the promises we make to our customers. Our Values define us, and are the soul of our company. At eBags, we are: Bold: We move fast. We innovate and blaze trails, always asking 'what's next'? Driven: We are always on. In a relentless pursuit of a better journey for our customers. Owners: We have the hearts of entrepreneurs and the mindset of owners. Together: We are partners. With each other, with our business associates, for our customers. Collectively, we create the world's most beloved destination for perfect bags.
Perks & Benefits
Location, Location, Location! we are located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center between Belleview and Orchard sitting right on 1-25! We have AWESOME dining and entertainment less than a 5 minute walk from our office at the Landmark Theater district.
Enjoy live monthly town hall meetings, casual dress day - every day and a dog-friendly workplace: we believe fun fosters creativity and camaraderie.
Balance and harmony generous paid vacations, paid holidays, paid community service time off, health club discounts and reimbursements, financial education, and employee discount on our website: we want you to do more of what makes you happy.
Healthy, wealthy and wise we provide the serious stuff, too. Our health benefits include medical, dental, and vision. We provide a health reimbursement account to help cover unexpected expenses, life insurance and long-term disability, 401(k) savings plan with a roth option and company match, and stock option grants, to mention a few.

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