Category Manager

Recruiter
SKIMS
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
SKIMS are looking for 3 Category Managers to Join their team!!
Posted
27 Jan 2022
Closes
21 Feb 2022
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SKIMS is a solutions-oriented brand creating the future of underwear, shapewear and loungewear.

 

We’re disrupting the industry with our game-changing product and culturally driven creative, and are looking for THREE Category Managers to join us in building the next generation of intimates.

 

The Categories are;

SWIM and ACTIVE

INTIMATES

LOUNGE

 

As the Category Manager, you should have a passion for developing new ideas, challenging assumptions and be equal parts creative and analytical.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Focal Point and internal advocate for their respectives categories, which will include the following responsibilities:

 

  • Define category positioning and what makes SKIMS assortment distinctive and “on brand”
  • Understanding the factors contributing to sales performance across all channels and geographies
  • Competitive positioning including monitoring new product introductions and marketing initiatives
  • Overall deep product knowledge including fabrication, costing and retail pricing
  • Customer insights and feedback
  • Ensuring big ideas become big successes (departments are properly engaged; right sales channels are aligned; timelines are met;)
  • Cross functional partner with marketing, buying, planning, design, wholesale and stores
  • Opportunities for innovation including sustainability
  • Gaps and redundancies in product assortment
  • Identify problems quickly and help find solutions

 

Must Have’s:

  • Mix of sound business judgment and creative vision
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant product and marketing experience
  • Passionate about SKIMS products, brand and marketing
  • Highly engaged in today’s world of both eCommerce and social media
  • Self-starter
  • Works well cross functionally
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal)
  • College degree