Merchandising Category Manager - Retail

  • Miami, FL, United States
  • Commercial, Growth and Business Development - Retail
  • Full-Time

Merchandising Category Manager - Retail
Location: Miami, FL 

Who You’ll Work For

REEF transforms urban spaces into community hubs that create jobs and bring new goods, services and experiences to the neighborhood. With an ecosystem of 5,000 locations and a team that’s over 18,000 strong, REEF is the largest operator of parking real estate and delivery restaurants in North America. By connecting the world to your block, we’re making the place you live, the place you love to be.

What You’ll Do

You will manage the merchandising selection in a region assigned to you. You will work closely with the Director of Retail Strategy & Merchandising to optimize merchandising selection, perform market research, develop performance analysis, support operations for digital store set-up, among others. This is a cross-department environment where you will collaborate with Procurement, Supply Chain, Operations, Sales Channel and Brand Success to have a holistic view of the business.
Your main responsibilities:

  • Conduct merchandising market research within the grocery, convenience and retail industries, identifying brands and products with high potential of performing in different cities and categories
  • Define product selection available for sale on the regions that you manage
  • Work with Procurement and Supply Chain to follow closely the sourcing, ordering and receiving steps of the process
  • Develop pricing strategy by analyzing both top-down and bottom-up approaches
  • Prepare and update menus to set-up the digital stores, including adding and removing items for sale, setting up prices, promotions, names, descriptions and product orders
  • Develop performance analysis of the categories and SKUs in each city that you manage, make data-driven decisions on what to discontinue vs explore, tailoring the product offering to leverage identified trends, demographics and concepts that we want to develop
  • Create bundles according to merchandising performance and customers’ preferences
  • Work with Supply Chain and Operations teams to analyze merchandising volume and target inventory and to help optimize our storage space
  • Collaborate with Brand Curation and Brand Success to understand partners’ needs when managing third-party brands
  • Develop a depletion strategy for expiring and low performer products and maintain cross-department depletion process with Operations, Supply Chain and Marketing teams

What We Want From You:

  • 3+ years of experience in merchandising, operations or strategic planning in Consumer Package Goods (CPG), Food & Beverage, Grocery or other Retail-related industry
  • Project management skills
  • Strategic mindset and a self-starter attitude. You thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Detail-oriented mindset, capable of developing high-quality work within short timelines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Internal stakeholder management with demonstrated excellence in working in cross-functional setups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Aligned with REEF values: show up, be bold, be true, be curious, show grit

What We’ll Provide

Medical
Dental
Vision

Life and Disability
401K
Paid Time Off (PTO)

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.

  • Frequently operate small office equipment such as a computer, tablet, and copier/printer, telephone.
  • Work is performed in a professional office environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 
Work is performed indoors for extended periods of time including up to the entire duration of shift.

REEF Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. REEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. REEF complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.