Amazon Assistant Category Specialist APPLY NOW

Surprise, AZ
Full time


Assist Category team with sourcing and increasing a category of products and brands across ecommerce channels at a national level to deliver new product categories that will optimize the consumer experience and satisfaction.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:


  • Assist Ecommerce Category and Sales teams to drive sales growth and expansion with responsibility of research and identification of new product proposals and existing product growth
  • Generate new item ideas through Presentations of Competitive Landscape
  • Review and monitor webpages daily of Company product and competitors; to include page updates, pricing status and promotions
  • Assist with monitoring progress of domestic and import organic growth, products, promotions
  • Assist the Senior Category Specialist to monitor and update various ecommerce sites, ranking, pricing, sales, promotions, and assets
  • Review and update purchase orders, inventory, SKUs, pricing, and promotions
  • Collaborate and communicate with a variety of internal departments to include sales, cost departments, production, business planning and scheduling, and supply chain
  • Assist with monitoring adequate sales forecasting to production planning to meet sales demand
  • Conduct market reviews and develop selling ideas for assigned products
  • Attend various meetings analyzing and reporting results, market situation, new ideas, action plans, and learned outcomes
  • Assist with reducing slow and dead moving product
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks to include scheduling, coordinating, communicating, and facilitating events
  • Perform similar level or nature of duties as assigned




Required Education and Experience:

·       Requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing or equivalent experience in marketing/sales


Knowledge of:

·       Sales and marketing principles

·       Consumer goods in plastic storage, small appliances, and similar household consumables



Skill in:

·       Use of computer hardware: keyboard, mouse, monitor, hardrive

·       Use of computer software: Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook


Ability to:

·       Multi-task and support multiple priorities at one time

·       Utilize initiative and motivation to keep progress momentum

·       Exhibit effective interpersonal skills

·       Practice a positive attitude

·       Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a large variety of audiences both internally and externally 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Activities will involve frequent sitting, using a computer, analyzing large amounts of data, communicating verbally and in writing. Occasionally incumbent must be able to lift product, office equipment or supplies less than 20 pounds.  Rarely, incumbent may travel for work using automobile or airline and/or overnight hotel stay.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The environment is generally in an office setting with low to moderate noise, but may encounter infrequent loud noise during visits to the plant.  


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