Vacancy

Manager, Merchandise Planning

Remote (US)
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Remote (US)

About: The Role

Location: US, Remote 

Hours: 9am-6pm EST. Due to Snappy employees being in Tel Aviv, London and across the US, we schedule all company-wide meetings and events in EST. We do our best to respect and accommodate your personal time, but please know that there will be company-wide meetings and events that will be held in EST.

Compensation: We feel passionately about transparency in compensation. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $120,000-$130,000 with a target bonus up to 10%. 

Snappy is looking for an amazing addition to our rapidly growing team who can help shape the next stage of our inventory management. The Manager of Merchandise Planning will be essential in implementing and monitoring procedures that ensure proper inventory levels across our strategic partners and categories. The role requires strong partnership with both internal stakeholders and our diverse partner base. 

At the heart of everything we do is the Snappy gift recipient experience. It is critical to Snappy’s long-term success that we source desirable products from partners that have strong operational processes in place and are willing to negotiate with us on financial terms. With our business growth, we are looking to protect and forecast strategic skus. Read this as: getting the right products into the hands of gift recipients at the right time, and at the right price. We are looking for a hungry and humble candidate to join our high energy team. You will be reporting to the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Curation.

As the Manager of Merchandise Planning, you will:

  • Execute category and key item strategies to optimize sales, margin, & in-stock rates.
  • Analyze current inventory levels, lead times, & dropship demand forecasts to recommend replenishment levels. Collaborate with the Partnerships team to provide forecasts to key suppliers. 
  • Proactively build out processes with stakeholders to monitor key performance indicators and drive corrective action.
  • Create a roadmap for the future of our merchandise planning function. Define what optimal performance looks like in our ever changing and fast growing business.
  • Collaborate with the Data & Analytics team to build out reporting and category plans.
  • Support initiatives with our Product and Development team to institute & improve Inventory Planning systems, data, and processes.
  • Discover opportunities for continuous development and improvement of our team, methods, interactions, and projects with current and potential Partners.
  • Drive root cause analysis/reporting on operational issues.
  • Monitor shipment and delivery of bulk orders to 3PLs, when strategic opportunities arise. 

About: YOU

You will thrive as the Manager of Merchandise Planning if you are:

  • Backed by 5-7 years of experience as a planner or inventory manager, ideally at an e-commerce marketplace. Management experience required.
  • Well-versed in Excel and have advanced computer skills (v-lookups, pivot tables, complex formulas, etc.). Experience with tableau is a plus.
  • Someone that has demonstrated success in managing SKU-intensive assortments at companies that have a digital presence.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and are able to shift gears based on business needs. Can decide and act without having the total picture. Comfortable handling risk and uncertainty. 
  • Excited by developing new processes and testing new ideas. 
  • Charismatic and persuasive - can inspire the team to propose unique product opportunities at negotiated prices, instill confidence in partners, and build relationships with the broader retail community. An excellent communicator and collaborator.
  • Curious and great at asking questions - Whether speaking with Snappy management, working cross-functionally, or building the business with existing partners, you must be able to ask pertinent questions that get to the core of what we are trying to understand so we can make informed business decisions.
  • Forward-thinking: You can see ahead clearly and can accurately anticipate future consequences and outcomes.

If you share our values and enthusiasm for spreading the love of Gifting, we’d love to review your application. We promise we do take the time and care to review every application we receive. However, as much as we wish we could interview everyone who submits an application, we cannot guarantee an interview or feedback due to the unprecedented volume of applications we are receiving today. We are rooting for you, and hope you do consider applying.

About: US

The Product: Snappy is an award-winning all-in-one gifting platform. We’re reinventing the way companies and individuals express appreciation by offering a fun and interactive digital experience that lets people choose a gift they actually love. We specialize in building recognition programs for all sorts of businesses - Zoom, Salesforce, Microsoft, Uber, Deloitte and over 2,000 more. We’re growing everyday - 149% YOY, if you want to get technical! At the same time, we’re building out exciting new verticals including Snappy Lite - our SMB offering, and Snappy Swag that all helps to position us as the #1 gifting platform in the world!

The Company: Snappy is filled with humble, life-long learners who are eager to help one another and the company succeed. Our values of passion, humility, and endless positivity are core to the way we work: we’re tenacious in the face of challenges, we take the initiative to tackle problems that drive our shared success, and we operate from a place of empathy and willingness, seeking to understand many points of view.

We care about the well-being of our team: We’ve seen firsthand that our experience boosts morale, improves performance, and (most importantly!) spreads joy so, of course, we practice what we preach! Here at Snappy, we believe wholeheartedly in building a culture of appreciation, dedication, and fun! We offer all sorts of benefits and perks to our employees including, but not limited to: Free healthcare depending on coverage level and plan selection (including free vision and dental on all plans), a generous 401k match, flexible PTO, paid family leave, snacks and lunches delivered straight to your home, Snappy Summer Fridays (which are enjoyed all year round!), and Snappy gifts galore!

Snappy’s DE&I Commitment: Snappy is committed to creating an authentically diverse & inclusive company with collective perspectives. Our goal is to serve the broad needs of our employees, partners, customers, and global communities. Snappy’s mission is to be a leader in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) space.  In order to accomplish this, we must ensure that everyone’s thoughts and opinions are valued, always. In practice, we build trust with one another by creating safe spaces for everyone to organically be themselves, encourage our teams to bring out the best in each other, engage in honest conversations, and work collaboratively to achieve our goals.

Snappy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Other fun facts about Snappy:

  • Snappy, a corporate gift company used by 200+ large companies around the world, has gathered over 20,000 five-star employee reviews - an overwhelmingly positive response, as reported by Inc.com.
  • As of May 2021, Snappy had roughly 120 team members and have since almost tripled to 300+ people across the globe. Snappy was honored to be named the fastest-growing company in New York City and, later in 2021, the 15th fast-growing company in all of America.
  • Snappy gift recipients keep 99.5 percent of the gifts they receive, and Snappy has helped more than 1,000 enterprise customers including Microsoft, Zoom, Adobe, Comcast, and Uber, send over a million gifts to employees and other stakeholders in the past six months!
  • Backed by elite investors GGV Capital, 83North, Saban Ventures, and Hearst Ventures, Snappy was named one of the top 250 Fintech Companies of 2021.
  • More than 14,000 trees have been planted as part of Snappy’s sustainability program and over 100 cause-driven businesses have been featured in Snappy collections to date.
  • In 2021 alone, Snappy volunteered over 300+ hours, donated over $70k to charities, and partnered with Make-A-Wish Foundation to help donate over $720k through gift collections.
  • Between January 1st, through December 31st, 2021, Snappy sent 2.21 million gifts which included the millionth gift since the company was founded in 2015!
  • Snappy CEO, Hani Goldstein, loves to give so much so that she founded a company to do just that. Check out Inc.com's Founder Profile of Hani for more!
  • From Snappy's New York headquarters to the Tel Aviv, and United Kingdom offices, you can find Snappy in the places where happiness works :)