The Associate Category Manager will work with the designated Category Manager to support and maintain our brand and customer experience by driving product sales through price optimization, promotional planning, assortment productivity, cost negotiations, and product placement for both App and Brick & Mortar businesses. We are looking for an individual that is opportunistic, customer-focused and that is capable of partnering with cross-functional teams (ie. Supply Chain, Marketing, Planning, Business Development, and Digital Merchandising) to surpass financial objectives.   It will be imperative that this person demonstrates the problem-solving and analytical skills necessary to thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment.


  • Establish a deep understanding of Gopuff and Liquor Barn businesses, internal processes, and overall assortment
  • Assist Category Managers in selecting, pricing, positioning and marketing of the category and products
  • Work with Category Manager in developing merchandising & category plans and strategies to improve product sales, margin and other key business driving metrics
  • Monitor performance across multiple classes and locations and use / analyze data to establish go-forward strategies
  • Utilize both internal and external data effectively to make smart and educated decisions to drive incremental sales
  • Build and maintain assortment strategies contingent with unique territory requirements in mind as it pertains to volume, size, distribution, and local trends
  • Partner with Supply Chain, Pricing and Finance departments to maximize revenue and financial targets within the respective product classifications
  • Conduct comp shop and pricing analysis both nationally and locally to ensure key product lines are represented effectively in all markets and margin targets are met
  • Stay updated on category trends and competitive market


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 4+ Years of experience in Retail Buying, Merchandising and/or Category Management.
  • Experience in the Alcohol Beverage Industry is a preferred
  • Fully proficient in Excel is a hard requirement for this role, proficient in SQL a plus
  • Must have a significant knowledge of Supply Chain, Marketing and Financial Planning
  • Capable of taking initiative, ownership and accountability for the business
  • Ability to react quickly with a strong sense of urgency
  • Management, training and development experience is required
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