ASSISTANT CATEGORY MANAGER (OTC)
Pharmaca is actively recruiting for an Assistant Category Manager for Over-the-Counter Medicine. This newly created junior position will report directly to our VP of Integrative Medicine and will be responsible for OTC sales and profitability. Duties include managing vendor relationships, purchasing, pricing, space management, in-store presentation, funding, logistics and inventory of the category. The Assistant Category Manager will monitor and report business, competitive trends and overall retail trends. This position works directly out of our dog-friendly office in Boulder, CO.
-Development of merchandising assortment strategy
-Space management, planogram development and maintenance
-Creation and promotion of compelling in-store events to drive business
-Maintenance of key vendor partnerships; negotiating best costs, promo funding and exit strategies
-Frequent communication with store and pharmacy management
-Attendance at merchandising meetings, reviewing and reacting to sales trends, initiating markdowns, reorders or cancellations
-Conducting business and financial analysis, including forecasting, monitoring and reporting
Our ideal candidate will have
-Minimum 3 years merchandising/buying experience
-Self-motivation skills and a sustained sense of urgency
-Excellent product sensibility and conceptual ability
-Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
-Ability to take initiative, ownership and accountability for business
-Strong sense of teamwork and ability to multitask
-Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
We offer our Team Members
-Bragging rights for working at the most forward thinking pharmacy in the country
Sound like a fit? Send us your info!
Apply online at pharmaca.com/careers.