Category Manager

Toronto, Ontario
Product & Sourcing /
Full-time /
Hybrid
Endy is seeking a strategic, proactive and collaborative Category Manager to become an integral part of its Product team. The Category Manager will play a key role in the up front research, planning and strategic analysis of new product opportunities for Endy. This individual will have a deep understanding of the competitive, consumer, and retail landscapes and use that information to inform their recommendations on the go-forward plan. They will leverage existing data and field new research as required to compile a clear and convincing business case for the business to embark on developing new products.

What You'll Do:

    • Develop a pipeline of new product ideas and corresponding strategic business cases
    • Work with our Creative Director and Director of Product to conceptualize, research, and market test new ideas
    • Gain organizational alignment on new product recommendations and understand how these products impact Endy’s pricing and merchandising hierarchy

Who You Are:

    • 3-5 years of experience in category management, new product development or in a similar role in consumer goods
    • Experience developing a product roadmap or idea generations
    • Strong base knowledge of 1st party research approaches and 3rd party syndicated data
    • An eye for aesthetic design and customer apparel with a keen attention to detail 
    • Ability to inspire and motivate a team, fostering a positive and collaborative work culture
    • Experience developing products for e-commerce first
If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in Endy; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
 
Endy is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring a fair and equitable recruitment and selection process and cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. Accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act are available upon request at all stages of the employment process. 
 
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