Category Manager

Position: Category Manager

Salary / Rate: £25k - £35k per annum

Location: Sutton Coldfield

Type: Full-time

Start Date: ASAP




Job Description:


Winner Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Category Manager to join one of the UK's most competitive online retailers of refurbished, overstock and end of line products. Based at their head office in Sutton Coldfield our client are well established in the market and have been in business for over 20 years.


The ideal Category Manager will have experience of the technical and electronics industry and have dealt with products including iPhones, MACS, IPads, TV, Printers, headsets and Gaming.

The main aspect of the role will be to manage and increase the company’s online sales. You will be required to understand pricing, product layout and description to give maximum effect through online marketplaces and the company website.


The duties of the Category Manager will be:

  • Managing and increasing online sales
  • Negotiating with suppliers regarding pricing and products
  • Managing the product layout and product description on various sales platforms including eBay, Amazon and the companies own website
  • Recognise product groups that are trending
  • Working with the senior management team to develop more consistent lines
  • Building relationships with suppliers and online marketplaces
  • Responsible for the profit and loss
  • Responsible for the revenue and margin of the categories against monthly targets
  • Writing up product descriptions and specifications for all home appliance products, across the company website and online marketplaces
  • Analysing and producing reports for the categories
  • Liaise with internal teams around product queries, pricing issues, product returns and delivery of orders


The ideal Category Manager will have:

  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Experience in dealing with online marketplaces including eBay and Amazon, with possible contacts in these areas
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Experience within the technology or electronics area
  • The ability to thrive off working in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Good business and commercial acumen
  • The ability to sell across multi-channels
  • Experience in​ online selling


Salary for this role is circa £35,000 plus an attractive commission structure


Hours of work Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm


Benefits include 28 days holiday including the bank holidays, free on-site parking, company pension, staff discounts on all products

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