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Marketplace Seller Acquisition & Business Development Assistant

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Sales

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Macy's is proudly America's Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy's has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration. Now is an exciting time to join Macy's, Inc. The face of retail is changing, and change requires innovation.
Macy's is the largest NYC based digital retailer and has driven more than ten consecutive years of double-digit growth. We're building a new type of customer-centric shopping experience - at the intersection of content, commerce, and technology - to help customers find and buy products they love.
Do you want to collaborate with a smart and talented team in a fun work environment? This is a unique opportunity to join an established company that is investing in development and growing digital business at scale. Gain first-hand experience defining the future of online and physical commerce. With a constant influx of exciting and challenging problems to solve - you'll never have a boring day at the office. We also offer many roles with the freedom to build and lead a team. Join Macy's Digital to grow your career and help shape the future of an iconic brand.

Job description

Macy's is launching an online Marketplace and we are seeking an Assistant, Marketplace Seller Acquisition & Business Development who will support launching and growing a Marketplace that accelerates Macy's Inc. Fashion and Style leadership ambitions. This entrepreneurial role will require strong communication and analytical skills to identify, source, and secure long-lasting partnerships with new Marketplace sellers at Macy's and Bloomingdale's. Internally, this individual will report to the Director of Marketplace Seller Acquisition & Business Development and work closely with Digital, Merchandising, and other cross-functional partners across the enterprise to execute the growth strategy for Marketplace, pre and post launch. Externally, this role will be responsible for supporting the requirement of sellers that fit within our Marketplace curation strategy. The Assistant will have the opportunity to be one of the first hires on the rapidly growing Marketplace team and will directly contribute to scaling a cutting-edge business, starting from its launch.
Essential Functions
- Support the Director, Marketplace Seller Acquisition & Business Development in ensuring successful execution of the Marketplace growth strategy.
- Recruit sellers and continuously improve the process for Marketplace seller acquisition.
- Support how we define and measure the ways Macy's Inc. can best serve the seller community.
- Support executing on the strategy behind the category, curation, and merchandising strategy for our Marketplace, recruiting the right set of strategic sellers to enhance Macy's Inc. customer experience.
- Partner closely with the Merchant organization to translate merchant ambitions into executable actions through a marketplace platform.
- Develop deep knowledge of the Macy's brand and customers to ensure the marketplace reflects appropriately.
- Execute on all administrative tasks as needed to support Marketplace launch and growth.


- Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university
- 1-2 years of relevant work experience
- Possess knowledge of, and passion for, digital commerce and specifically marketplace platforms.
- Excellent communication, sales, and facilitation skills (oral, written, and listening). Ability to understand, organize, and communicate complex information in an easily understandable format tailored to a variety of audiences.
- Customer-centric mindset and experience with cross-functional collaboration.
- Ability to solve problems with internal and external stakeholders and be a self-starter who can thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
- Ability to effectively share technical information and communicate technical issues / solutions to all levels of business.
- Ability to juggle multiple projects - can identify primary and secondary objectives, prioritize tasks, and communicate informative updates to team members.
- Ability and desire to take project ownership.
- Ability to think creatively, strategically, and technically.
- Bring positive energy, optimism, and passion to work every day.
- Have a bias for action and act with deliberate speed.
- Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
- Maintains confidentiality and security of sensitive company information.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs.
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