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Merchandising Manager - Boosted Commerce

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Job Title
Merchandising Manager
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Description

ABOUT BOOSTED COMMERCE

Boosted Commerce buys, builds, and grows high quality e-commerce brands. Using proprietary technology, Boosted identifies market opportunities and predicts up and coming product trends. With the Boosted Brain playbook, Boosted fuels rapid global growth of its portfolio of over 40 brands, which boast category-leading products distributed across Amazon, Walmart, and other retail channels with a competitive D2C presence. As successful entrepreneurs in their own right, Boosted’s founding team of Keith Richman and Charlie Chanaratsopon, have run businesses north of $1B revenue and are passionate about helping founders achieve their vision. With the end customer top-of-mind, the Boosted team prides itself in a product-first approach to the growth, and development of its portfolio. Boosted Commerce has raised $380M in capital and its portfolio brands include FoxyBae, Luna, and Asterwood Naturals.

IN YOUR NEW ROLE

The Merchant Manager role at Boosted is an opportunity to help drive the growth of our Food & Supplements and Beauty & Personal Care businesses. You will be supporting the product development lifecycle from concept identification through evaluation, including inventory and margin management. You will be running the market analysis, deep diving into customer feedback and working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure timelines are upheld and deliverables are completed. You will need to be the expert on our products and the overall marketplace. This role is at the center of the action for Boosted and for the emerging ecommerce-centered CPG industry.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • New Product Roadmap - research category trends, emerging ingredients, identify areas of growth in the market, define new product initiatives, and prioritize based on upside potential, meeting customers’ needs and margin goals.
  • Project Management – act as single threaded leader for bringing the new product to life from idea to launch by managing project timeline and deliverables across cross-functional parties and external vendors
  • Inventory Management – work directly with the Vendor Management team to track receipts and eliminate out of stock risks.
  • Be the voice of the customer in all you do through a deep understanding of who they are and what needs we fulfill for them
  • Identify framework for quality and areas for improvement by partnering with our Compliance team to follow industry standards
  • Manage evaluation and reformulation of existing brands to ensure products are best-in-market and support clinical claims
  • Data Analysis – leverage third party tools and analyze data (financial, sales, customer, keywords, etc.) to quantify potential opportunities for new product development
  • Reporting - prepare best in class analysis, reports, and insights driven presentations
  • Problem-solving - respond to issues as they arise and come up with proactive plans to ensure speed and quality of resolution

TO BE THE BEST FIT FOR THIS ROLE YOU NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience working in merchandising and/or product development
  • 2-4 years at a Start-up or fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Experience with Amazon Analytics preferred, but not required
  • A history of obsessing over customer needs and have experience working with, and a passion for, consumer products
  • Undeniable passion for Wellness and Beauty products
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to independently identify opportunities and craft best-in-class solutions. This role will require a significant amount of free-thinking, conclusion drawing, and internal advocacy. You need to be able to thrive in this environment.
  • The ability to build and manage the project timelines, identify, and communicate key milestones and deliverables, and collaborate cross functionally to ensure timelines are upheld
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, proactive in finding opportunities and resourceful with solving or pursuing these
  • Understanding of a P&L, including the underlying business drivers behind the financial performance of a new product launch
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work in an environment that values transparency and direct feedback
  • An excellent sense of humor

BOOSTED COMMERCE OFFERS:

  • High-growth company at an early stage
  • Hybrid work model (Open to remote)
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Equity

Boosted Commerce is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe bringing together people from diverse backgrounds enhances our ability to think more creatively and to come to the right conclusion more often. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.

Boosted Commerce Headquarters Location

Los Angeles, CA

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Boosted Commerce Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

Boosted Commerce Founded Year

2019

Boosted Commerce Total Amount Raised

$137,000,000

Boosted Commerce Funding Rounds

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  • Debt Financing

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $87,000,000 USD

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