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Wayfair E-Commerce (Merchandising and NA Retail) Co-op (Jan-June 2022) in Boston, Massachusetts

<h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">E-Commerce Co-op (Merchandising and NA Retail)</span></h3>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">January 10th, 2022 - June 24th, 2022</span></p>

<p><strong>IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION: WAYFAIR CO-OP PRIORITY DEADLINE OCTOBER 1st. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">All candidates who apply on or before October 1st will be reviewed and prioritized for interviews. After the priority period, we will continue the interview process for any remaining roles that have not been filled.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is seeking data-oriented, enthusiastic, and self-motivated candidates for Co-op positions within our Merchandising and North American Retail business. E-Commerce Co-ops will have the opportunity to gain experience in core functional areas at the center of our online customer experience and contribute directly to the growth and success of the company.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A successful co-op will be able to develop a strong understanding of what drives e-commerce sales and leverage cross-functional relationships to drive business strategies to grow Wayfair’s retail business. The ideal candidate is curious, analytical, and customer-focused with great judgement and creative problem-solving skills. They will be passionate, organized, and comfortable working in a cross-functional environment. This is a unique role for a highly motivated individual that is interested in joining a high growth company and making an immediate impact.</span></p>

<p><strong>Catalog Merchandising</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Global Merchandising organization is responsible for building and maintaining Wayfair’s e-commerce catalog of over 16 million+ products. The organization consists of multiple teams who each play a crucial role in defining and executing on best-in-class merchandising. The Global Operations Platform teams guide the management of our enormous product catalog and provide suppliers with tools to continually expand our product assortment. The Merch teams drive product discovery, consideration and purchase on all of our stores and marketing channels by ensuring customers have complete, accurate and relevant product information, and removing friction for suppliers to provide it. The Data Integrations &amp; Analytics teams leverage Big Data to optimize internal merchandising processes. Together, these teams deliver on key merchandising goals.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><strong>North American Retail</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Wayfair, The North American Retail teams set and execute the strategy for a product category, manage supplier relationships, run process improvement, and negotiate pricing and inventory. Team members are responsible for defining and creating a “best in class” online experience, working with Wayfair’s suppliers to ensure we provide customers with an endless assortment of products and great value. The organization encompasses teams such as Buying, Category Management, Lifestyle Luxury &amp; Exclusive Brands, Promotions, 3D Operations and many more.</span></p>

<p><strong>What You'll Do: Merchandising</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive growth for Wayfair by identifying opportunities to improve Merchandising standards, product content and internal processes</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive customer satisfaction and trust by identifying the right product information leveraging tools, data and resources effectively</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Help implement new merchandising technologies at scale, using data and insights, striking the perfect balance between customer value and supplier effort</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Execute various merchandising projects as defined by the business strategy</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work closely with the team manager(s) to develop and follow project roadmaps, including key activities, stakeholder engagement, and milestones</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with cross-functional stakeholders, utilizing strong communication skills to drive results on high-priority, high-impact projects</span></li>


<p><strong>What You’ll Do: NA Retail</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build key supplier relationships to enable successful negotiations and drive towards best-in-class customer experiences</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create cross-functional partnerships to advance your category through merchandising, promotions, marketing, on-trend product selection, effective pricing and profitability strategy, and operational excellence</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leverage big data to analyze the competitive environment and develop business cases for strategic initiatives&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Produce weekly reporting to keep your team and leadership informed regarding progress against key initiatives</span></li>


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span><strong>What You’ll Need:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong academic record</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to hit the ground running- a confident self-starter</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Analytical and process-oriented, comfortable learning data analysis tools</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Willingness to be flexible and take responsibility for multiple tasks as necessary</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A desire to win and drive collaboration cross functionally</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Passionate about the customer with a strong interest in understanding and driving user behavior</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Innovative problem-solving skills</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven ability to thrive as part of a team or individually</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An entrepreneurial spirit and mindset</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in Excel and SQL is a plus</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>