Senior Category Manager

Posted: 7/21/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Senior Category Manager will work with a team of Category Management, Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain professionals to optimize sales and profits for both UPHE and Amazon. This position will also be responsible for assisting in the development of category strategies and leadership initiatives. This position reports to the Vice President for the Amazon Account Management Team.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Leading the Joint Business Plan and Levels of Service processes including planning, tracking and re-forecasting volume, efficiency, profitability and spending to identify opportunity gaps vs. our objectives internally and with Amazon
  • Ensuring that Annual Strategic and Tactical Plans align with company objectives as well as industry and retailer insights
  • Using data driven insights to help the customer team identify profitable, incremental, sales opportunities and/or opportunities for greater efficiency
  • Building and maintaining long-term strategic relationships with the customer through objective and actionable insight and strategic discussions and presentations
  • Ensuring that analysis and insight of retail programs is actionable, accurate, timely and presented in a professional and practical manner.
  • Providing updates and guidance to Finance and Sr. Management leaders on a regular basis
  • Analyzing industry, category, customer and shopper insights along with macro market trends and translating that data into actionable insights that drive strategic and tactical decisions at the customer and internally
  • Working closely with the Team Lead, SAE and the Customer Marketing Manager (CMM) to provide insights that drive overall improvement in strategic and tactical decisions at Amazon
  • Leading and developing the Sales Analyst to deliver on company and personal objectives.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 4 years consumer packaged goods, category management, retail planning or home entertainment industry experience
  • Strong forecasting, analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentations and communication skills
  • High degree of computer proficiency especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to direct activities of cross functional team members toward stated goals
  • Strong understanding of retail finance
  • Good organizational skills and the proven ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving environment
  • Excellent project management skills with proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

  • Master’s degree
  • Film industry experience
  • Amazon or e-commerce experience
  • Levels of Service experience highly desired
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and self-motivated

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