1+ months
2018-02-012018-06-07

Sr Mgr, Integrated Seasonal & Category Planning

Walmart
San Bruno, CA 94066
936103BRReq ID:936103BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Sr Mgr, Integrated Seasonal & Category PlanningPosition Summary:Were looking for an influential, organized and creative planner to join a high-visibility startup team within the Walmart digital ecosystem. Someone who is passionate about weaving big ideas through a complex network of partners to help create a cohesive brand story for our advertising partners (i.e Pepsi, P&G, Samsung). Essentially, you will act as the glue that ties multiple brand and category activities together into logical and effective advertising solutions.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Were looking for an influential, organized and creative planner to join a high-visibility startup team within the Walmart digital ecosystem. Someone who is passionate about weaving big ideas through a complex network of partners to help create a cohesive brand story for our advertising partners (i.e Pepsi, P&G, Samsung). Essentially, you will act as the glue that ties multiple brand and category activities together into logical and effective advertising solutions.



As the Manager of Integrated Planning, you will spend your time assessing partner brand campaigns across multiple categories. You will look at these stories holistically and figure out which ones can go together, which ones can need to remain separate, and which ones can be deeply integrated into our Walmart proper category initiatives. Essentially, how do we creatively simplify the amount of messages in the market to the Walmart shopper.



Youll be working with a wide variety of groups with differing understandings of this proposition from our category management team to marketing. Youll develop calendars, sit in on client discussions, manage weekly discussions across the broader organization, and provide visibility into what were trying to accomplish.



Most importantly, youll play an instrumental role in the continued development of one of Walmarts fastest growing businesses, helping to redefine how brands connect with consumers in the place where it matters the most! Every day we work with hundreds of brands, reach millions of customers and influence billions in sales (so there is a lot of opportunity here).



We are looking for ambitious, fun, entrepreneurial, people-oriented folks who are truly willing to roll up their sleeves to solve business challenges in creative and structured ways (no lie, you might not have sleeves by the end of this).



Position Description:

Develop proactive category calendars, content strategies and big ideas (more on the brand integration side than technology solutions)

Participate in meetings across the organization from marketing to category management working to ensure that brand inclusion is a pivotal and integrated part of our everyday planning

Provide visibility and reporting into initiatives that the advertising team is undertaking (basically, understand what everybody is doing to be able to articulate it to the right people)

Develop deep understandings of our retail business helping to bridge the gap between multiple categories and multiple brand initiatives

Support in the development of communications toolkits

Develop and re-develop internal planning processes and organizational maps to best facilitate discussions amongst the teams

Support in the message dissemination for new product or service launches where required

Act as an ambassador for our advertising partners across the business

Support daily operational planning initiatives (i.e. how do we integrated partner brands into our major seasonal and category initiatives)



#LI-GB1Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field

5 years of experience in marketing, change management or related fieldAdditional Preferred Qualifications: Super strong and concise verbal and written communicator

Super organized

Solid at thinking at both a strategic and tactical level

Unique ability to look at raw data and insights and mold it into a story

Well-rounded individual with varied experience across retail, brand, digital and B2B marketing, agency and product management

Understand how to influence company-wide audiences to engage with and listen to this proposition

Creative thinker who identifies, defines, and SOLVES problems

Strong entrepreneurial mindset but able to work well in larger organizations

Note: as we grow well continuously evolve this role with changing business requirements.Category:Marketing Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce

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