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Category Manager - New Verticals



El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Join the Flip team: A social shopping app [network] redefining the online shopping experience. Born from the idea that shopping should be a communal, transparent, and enriching experience, Flip has quickly become the go-to platform for users who crave authenticity and connection in their shopping journey. At Flip, we believe in the power of real reviews, high-quality products, and a seamless shopping experience that transforms browsing into an engaging adventure. From discovery to checkout, Flip offers everything in one place, fostering a community where every purchase is a shared experience.
The Opportunity: Are you ready to be part of something truly groundbreaking? As Category Manager for New Verticals at Flip Shop, you'll play a pivotal role in our mission to revolutionize e-commerce.
Your mission? To scout and onboard fresh and exciting brands into our marketplace. If you have a keen eye for what's next in consumer trends and love the challenge of introducing new brands to a dynamic platform, this position is tailor-made for you. This role is ideal for those who thrive in fast-paced environments and enjoy the hustle of travel.
We're looking for someone who is not only excited to work in a fast-paced tech environment but also has an exceptional work ethic. This isn't just a 9-5 job; we're looking for someone who is eager to go above and beyond to succeed and who thrives on hard work and challenges.
This position can based fully remote or in our El Segundo CA office.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Brand Scouting: Proactively identify and recruit new and upcoming brands to expand our marketplace offerings.
  • Market Insight: Stay ahead of consumer trends and leverage this knowledge to bring in brands that will excite our customers.
  • Relationship Building: Develop lasting relationships with brand partners, ensuring their smooth integration and success on our platform.
  • Strategy and Growth: Contribute to the strategic planning of new verticals, focusing on long-term growth and brand performance.
  • Collaboration: Work alongside marketing and product teams to effectively showcase new brands and ensure their needs are met.
  • Performance Monitoring: Keep track of new brand performances, providing insights and strategies for continuous growth and improvement.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience in business development, sales, or a similar role, especially in e-commerce or a marketplace setting.
  • A sharp understanding of consumer goods and e-commerce trends.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Comfortable with regular travel and adept at managing a fast-paced work environment.
  • Proficiency in CRM systems, G Suite and/or Microsoft Office Suite.