Spiraledge, Inc.
Date Posted: 11/30/2016

Associate Category Manager – Yoga

  • Company: Spiraledge, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Campbell, CA
  • Required Exp: 2 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Spiraledge is a company founded on one essential principle: to help people live healthier lives through sports and fitness! As the parent company of fast growing e-commerce sites SwimOutlet.com & YogaOutlet.com, Spiraledge Inc. has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite at its headquarters in Campbell, CA. Both SwimOutlet.com and YogaOutlet.com have been named an Internet Retailer Hot 100 Company.

YogaOutlet.com is the fastest growing multi-branded online yoga retailer, offering a broad selection of yoga brands and yoga-inspired products to all levels of yogis and fitness enthusiasts.

Position Summary:

As our Associate Category Manager (Buyer or Merchandiser), you will be responsible for all aspects of buying; from maintaining optimal inventory levels to finding and negotiating favorable terms with new and existing vendors. The ideal candidate will have a proactive approach to problem solving, exceptional interpersonal skills, possess a general understanding of eCommerce retail, be adept at forming relationships with various partners inside and outside the company, and show true ownership of the brands he/she is responsible for. This position requires the ability to focus on the details while maintaining focus on the big picture. This person must have the ability to make smart and timely decisions in the absence of perfect information.

Responsibilities:

• Bottom line responsibility for the achievement of sales plans, profit margin, turnover, and returns
• Create purchase orders and maintain data accuracy
• Manage timing/flow of product, based on seasonal plans and entrance and exit strategies
• Position department investments to ensure that smart risks are being taken, basic businesses are protected and financial targets are met
• Identify business opportunities and risks in-season through analyzing sales performance and gathering marketplace information
• Manage overall look and feel of category and brands while optimizing the user experience
• Work with multiple departments to ensure products are displayed correctly with accurate content
• Perform other duties and projects as assigned
• Maintain a positive work atmosphere that strengthens the team
• Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

• B.S. degree in a related field
• 2+ years retail buying and or merchandising experience. E-commerce experience highly desired
• Strong negotiation, problem solving and decision making skills
• Possess a clear understanding of retail math and financial measurements
• Works well in a team setting, but also works well autonomously
• Ability to proactively identify trends in the marketplace and think strategically
• Strong Computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel
• Positive “roll with it” attitude and a strong work ethic
• Passion for yoga/fitness fashions and trends

Physical Demands:

The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers; and reaches with hands and arms for tasks such as keyboarding and to open filing cabinets as necessary. The employee is occasionally required to talk and hear. Some light lifting of paper files is required.

To Apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements via the link provided and be sure to let us know you found this position on Malakye!

Perks

Benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, paid vacations/holidays, yoga and fitness classes, 401K with matching, employee discount from any of our sites, and catered lunches.

Date Posted: 11/30/2016

Associate Category Manager – Yoga

  • Company: Spiraledge, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Campbell, CA
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Spiraledge is a company founded on one essential principle: to help people live healthier lives through sports and fitness! As the parent company of fast growing e-commerce sites SwimOutlet.com & YogaOutlet.com, Spiraledge Inc. has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite at its headquarters in Campbell, CA. Both SwimOutlet.com and YogaOutlet.com have been named an Internet Retailer Hot 100 Company.

YogaOutlet.com is the fastest growing multi-branded online yoga retailer, offering a broad selection of yoga brands and yoga-inspired products to all levels of yogis and fitness enthusiasts.

Position Summary:

As our Associate Category Manager (Buyer or Merchandiser), you will be responsible for all aspects of buying; from maintaining optimal inventory levels to finding and negotiating favorable terms with new and existing vendors. The ideal candidate will have a proactive approach to problem solving, exceptional interpersonal skills, possess a general understanding of eCommerce retail, be adept at forming relationships with various partners inside and outside the company, and show true ownership of the brands he/she is responsible for. This position requires the ability to focus on the details while maintaining focus on the big picture. This person must have the ability to make smart and timely decisions in the absence of perfect information.

Responsibilities:

• Bottom line responsibility for the achievement of sales plans, profit margin, turnover, and returns
• Create purchase orders and maintain data accuracy
• Manage timing/flow of product, based on seasonal plans and entrance and exit strategies
• Position department investments to ensure that smart risks are being taken, basic businesses are protected and financial targets are met
• Identify business opportunities and risks in-season through analyzing sales performance and gathering marketplace information
• Manage overall look and feel of category and brands while optimizing the user experience
• Work with multiple departments to ensure products are displayed correctly with accurate content
• Perform other duties and projects as assigned
• Maintain a positive work atmosphere that strengthens the team
• Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

• B.S. degree in a related field
• 2+ years retail buying and or merchandising experience. E-commerce experience highly desired
• Strong negotiation, problem solving and decision making skills
• Possess a clear understanding of retail math and financial measurements
• Works well in a team setting, but also works well autonomously
• Ability to proactively identify trends in the marketplace and think strategically
• Strong Computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel
• Positive “roll with it” attitude and a strong work ethic
• Passion for yoga/fitness fashions and trends

Physical Demands:

The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers; and reaches with hands and arms for tasks such as keyboarding and to open filing cabinets as necessary. The employee is occasionally required to talk and hear. Some light lifting of paper files is required.

To Apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements via the link provided and be sure to let us know you found this position on Malakye!

Perks

Benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, paid vacations/holidays, yoga and fitness classes, 401K with matching, employee discount from any of our sites, and catered lunches.

Date Posted: 11/30/2016

Associate Category Manager – Yoga

  • Company: Spiraledge, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Campbell, CA
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available