Req ID




Req ID:  89339
Function:  Sales
Posted:  Sep 7, 2023

Bentonville, AR, US, 72712

Category Manager, Walmart - Cosmetics

Category Manager

Bentonville, AR 



COTY is looking for smart leaders who are tenacious, passionate, and fearlessly kind.




We’re looking for a Category Manager to join the Category Management team working on the Walmart customer account.  This strategic role will see you leading development of category initiatives and bringing concepts to action for the Walmart shopper.  Reporting to a Sr. Category Manager, you will get to work across multiple aspects of the category business, provide project leadership, and bring to life ideas & concepts that grow category sales & gain market share. 




In this role you will be responsible to:

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the beauty category and beauty shoppers.
  • Build key relationships, and serve as the primary lead for modular execution.
  • Produce high quality category analytics to identify and realize market trends and insights.
  • Accountability of development and execution of reporting competitive market intelligence.
  • Partnering with the customer and category teams, to develop collaborative business solutions that drive category growth and share gain. 
  • Create and deliver compelling category story for the customer to leverage.
  • Collaborate with category, sales, customer marketing, and other key stakeholders.
  • Lead category specific projects.
  • Management of short and long-term strategic goals.




We’d love to see candidates who have:

  • Demonstrated track record of operating with integrity.
  • Proficiency leveraging multiple data sources, i.e. POS Data, Panel Metrics, and Industry Insights to develop category growth initiatives.
  • 2+ years working closely with Walmart merchants to implement the modular tactics.
  • Developing collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams, supporting strategic development, modular development & execution.
  • Demonstrates self-motivation, adaptability, cooperation, and trust.
  • Possesses ability to positively influence others.
  • Demonstrates an ability to create fact-based presentation to achieve objectives in line with the customer strategy.
  • Serves as an active and high performing member of a team, and works on internal project teams as needed to foster a culture of growth and collaboration.
  • Acts with urgency to make the most of opportunities, address customer needs, and accomplish goals and objectives on the day to day business needs for category management.
  • Ability to complete projects and organize work independently to produce stated outcomes.


Qualifacations & Experience:

  • 4 year bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related fields
  • 5+ years prior experience in Consumer Goods Packaging
  • Proficient usage of Microsoft Office, JDA Space Planning, and syndicated data platforms i.e.. Retail Link, Nielsen, IRI, NPD
  • Proficient understanding and experience with market research principles




This is unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.


Coty’s global omni-working policy provides the option to work up to 50% of your month remotely.  We believe that a more flexible philosophy of remote working will give everyone the freedom to choose what works for their individual circumstances and empower them to always perform at their best.




Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.




We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Country/Region:  US
City:  Bentonville

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville