Manager – Inventory Management and Deal Quality

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R12476
You know LivingSocial as place to buy and share the best things to do in your city and beyond. And since we were acquired by Groupon, we’re poised to do that at an even bigger scale. We take great pride in putting the customer at the center of everything we do. As we continue to grow our brand within the Groupon family, we’re seeking a hungry, data-driven leader to help us keep focused on that mission.

The exceptionally talented team member who fills this role must combine sound business judgment, insane attention to detail and a proven ability to influence multiple stakeholders. The individual in this role will be responsible for helping to define and deliver deals and content that drive value for LivingSocial customer. The role will require a dynamic individual who is comfortable operating with both sides of your brain. This role requires digging deep into large pools of data in order to refine our merchandising assortment strategy, analyzing performance to ensure that we’re delivering the best possible product to our consumers. Equally important, this role must be have superior influencing skills, working with our sales to ensure proper attention on key merchandised events.

Key Responsibilities

Partner with our Revenue Management team to analyze sales and site traffic data to develop a crisp, clear merchandising assortment strategy.

Work with cross-functional teams including Sales, Finance and Operations to ensure delivery of deals to support daily inventory levels and targeted merchandised events.

Conduct regular audits of our deal inventory, working with sales and other team to resolve issues at a deal, market or category level.

Partner with Revenue Management and Product teams to identify & resolve systematic deal quality issues.

Professional Qualifications:

3-5 years of relevant business experience

Bachelor’s degree in marketing or online operations required

Knowledge of Excel and Tableau

Familiarity with key business metrics.

Proven problem solving skills; systematic, analytical thinker

Highly flexible, ability to handle changing directions/priorities and roles as business needs evolve

Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple projects and objectives

Personal Qualities:

Constantly delivers progress & will not allow the perfect to become the enemy of the good.

Unquenchable curiosity.

Deadline driven with bias towards ruthless prioritization.

Bias for action, and experience making things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Entrepreneurial in the truest sense. Must make things happen using resources that either don’t exist or aren’t under your direct control.

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.