Merchandise Manager

San Francisco, California
04 Sep 2021
28 Sep 2021
The RealReal is seeking a business-minded, highly analytical Merchandise Manager to support the Senior Merchandise Manager in the execution of strategies to drive omni-channel category performance.  The ideal candidate is passionate about our core values of sustainability, authenticity and luxury and can thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced environment.  We’re looking for a self-starter who will take an entrepreneurial approach to category management, brainstorming new and creative ways to drive category KPIs across both supply & demand.

What You Get To Do Every Day
  • Business Analysis: weekly,  monthly and ad-hoc reporting of omni channel metrics; develop recommendations and execute to deliver on financial plans
  • Retail:  Oversee retail assortment & allocation; coordination with retail teams on trainings & visual merchandising
  • Supply:  Drive supply through Buy-Up-Front strategies & analysis
  • Strategy:  Lead execution of key category growth initiatives, including the creation of SOPs as needed
  • Competitive Analysis:  Quarterly comp shopping to gauge our performance within the marketplace
  • Trainings:  Leads cross functional trainings with the sales org to drive supply initiatives
  • Online Storytelling: Support curation of category online shops & Editors' Picks
  • Team:  Foster strong cross functional partnerships with Merch Ops, Planning, Pricing, and Site teams

What You Bring To The Role
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • 3-4+ years of proven success in merchandise planning, financial planning, strategy, or business analytics
  • Proficiency with Excel & Google Suite required, familiarity with SQL & Looker a plus
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling & problem solving skills. Experience with Open-to-Buy, traditional retail metrics, and inventory management frameworks are crucial to success
  • Ability to handle multiple work streams with proven success in analyzing large data sets related to a wide variety of business problems 
  • Team player able to work effectively and collaboratively across all departments to meet goals

The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, with more than 20 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. We have hundreds of in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by thousands of brands across numerous categoriesâ€"including women's and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches, art and homeâ€"in support of the circular economy. We make selling effortless with free virtual appointments, in-home pickup, drop-off and direct shipping. We do all of the work for consignors, including authenticating, using AI and machine learning to determine optimal pricing, photographing and listing their items, as well as handling shipping and customer service. At our 13 retail locations, including our eight shoppable stores, customers can sell, meet with our experts and receive free valuations.

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.    GHR3682