eCommerce Catalog Associate

| Chicago

DESCRIPTION

Position Overview:

The eCommerce Catalog Associate is responsible for growing and improving the product catalog for Karl’s Bait & Tackle and Mystery Tackle Box to create an exciting shopping experience for our customers. This person will be working across multiple teams (digital product, merchandising, data, external) to change the way people shop for fishing and other outdoor gear online!

 

What you will do:

  • Utilize our eCommerce platform to create and manage product listings, which includes:
    • Leading the item setup process (for example, communicating deadlines and prioritization to different teams)
    • Managing the output of an India-based external team
    • Coordinating expected live dates with Merchandising team
    • Following a zero-defect process to make sure items are set up correctly
    • Editing and setting up products when urgent
    • Proactively improving setup processes
  • Proactively look to improve our product experience for customers
    • Creating and refining consistent standards for product listings
    • Recommending changes to product listings based upon market trends, opportunities, customer feedback, promotions and competitor listings

       

What makes this a special opportunity:

  • This role is cross-functional and creates lots of opportunities to touch different parts of our business
  • You are on the front lines of delivering #happydances to our customers
  • We are a dynamic early-stage startup with tons of momentum (ranked #435 on the 2017 Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies)
  • We place a premium on building a great culture made up of great people
  • You will work with and learn from experienced leaders who have a track record of building successful companies

REQUIREMENTS

What experience you need:

  • 1-2 years experience in eCommerce product creation, updating or management perferred
  • Fishing tackle knowledge preferred
  • Project management experience, especially with international teams
  • Strong Excel and database management skills
  • Ability to maintain high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Monitors own work and able to develop new methods for improvement
  • Bachelor’s degree

What will make you successful:

  • Curiosity: Always seeking to understand “why”. Always looking to make things better. Asks questions about our customers to understand how we can create better experiences.
  • Passion: You are driven by a love for what you do. You own the process and the outcomes. You look forward to learning more about fishing and the outdoors industry.
  • Optimism: The ability to bounce back quickly when something doesn’t work. Tries new things.
  • Action: Knowing when to shift from planning to doing. Acts with urgency.
  • Honesty: Transparency with customers, partners and teammates. Communicates and resolves issues quickly.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Data-driven mindset
  • Enjoys pushing workstreams forward independently, but also knows when to escalate
  • Passionate about working with different teams

BENEFITS

  • $45k-$55k annual compensation
  • “Take what you need” unlimited vacation policy
  • 5 summer “Company Outdoors Days”
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance - We cover 85% of employee premiums
  • 401(k) program
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Location

We are located in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood across the street from the French Market and Ogilvie Transportation Center.

An Insider's view of Catch Co.

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Out of all of the things I do as Senior Content Manager at Catch Co, the most fun (and challenging) is creating content around Karl VonDibble. Karl is the official face of our company. With him being a larger-than-life character, it gives us an endless opportunity to create content around his hi-jinks. This can be both overwhelming and exciting.

Brett Forde, aka MTB Hat Guy

Senior Content Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Catch Co. continuously encourages me to expand my skill set and advance my career, particularly when I transitioned into my new role within the company. I have the opportunity to work on high-impact projects, collaborate with senior leaders, and drive company culture – all while collaborating with team members across functions.

Natalie Robinson

Special Projects Manager

What is your vision for the company?

We believe the unknown is best explored together. We exist to create a community of discoverers. Our vision is for every angler in America to discover something great, unexpected or memorable through one of our brands.

Ross Gordon

CEO

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of our key objectives is to put the right data in the hands of our decision makers via our self-service analytics platform. We’re constantly talking to our peers in marketing, operations, etc., about the issues they’re trying to solve, building tools to help them analyze those issues, and improving those tools through a constant feedback cycle.

Nick Johnson

Strategy and Analytics Manager

What are Catch Co. Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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