Assistant Category Manager at Brosa

Retail, Strategy/Planning, Full-time, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia full-time
Posted 19 days ago

About us

Brosa is one of Australia’s fastest-growing consumer brands, and are proud to be making waves in the $14B home and living industry. We are famous for our simple and uncomplicated shopping experience, and we pride ourselves on delivering amazing customer experiences. Our mission is to make it simple for Australians to create a home they will love.

Here at Brosa, we keep things simple and uncomplicated, to make creating a home you’ll love, easy. We design accessible and considered pieces that are made with care and made to last. We want to make it easy for the customer to find designs they’ll love, so they have more time to enjoy them. It’s simple. Brosa is designed for life, made for you.

Founded in Melbourne in 2014, Brosa is backed by Australia’s most prominent and successful Venture Capital funds, including AirTree Ventures and Bailador.

Who we are looking for

To power our growth, we are hiring a superstar to come in and play a hand in taking our merchandise strategy to the next level. You are a self-starter, analytical, thrive in a dynamic environment and have a passion for furniture, retail and eCommerce.


You have...

The successful candidate for this role will have strong analytical skills, a hunger for data and delving into the nuts and bolts, exceptional multi-tasking ability, a passion for product, and a positive can-do approach.

You will undertake the following responsibilities

  • Assist with the end to end coordination of promotional campaigns including planning and execution
  • Assist with weekly reporting and analysis, including post-campaign reviews
  • Work cross-functionally with Marketing, Sales and VM to ensure merchandise strategy is at the forefront of what we do
  • Assist with price maintenance and monitoring on an ongoing basis
  • Ongoing Competitor and Trend Analysis to feed into Range Review decisions and deliverables
  • Assist with range and assortment planning
  • Drive data accuracy across the full product range, specifically overseeing the new product set-up process
  • Coordinate communication for product launches across the wider business.
  • Assisting in developing business processes and the evolution of how we tackle the day-to-day.

What success looks like

In the first month, you will work closely with the Category Manager to set up a weekly reporting and competitor review framework to facilitate a clear review of promotional activity, new product launches, competitor and product trends and ongoing category results. Taking on some smaller projects around merchandise website improvements you will work confidently with data to improve key functionality.

In your second month, you will have established relationships with key members of the business and will begin to take ownership and execute the promotional activity. You will begin to oversee the launch of all new lines, ensuring data integrity is maintained.

The team

You will be reporting to the Category Manager (CM) who encompasses 6+ years of experience in Brand Management, Buying and Category Management. As a dynamic, vibrant and customer-focused Category Manager with a background in merchandise management and operations, they have led the successful delivery of category and brand plans for both local and globally recognised brands. Possessing experience within brand strategy, category plans (development and execution), new product launch campaigns, buying, event marketing and PR events, all underpinned with the understanding that building relationships, both internally and externally, enables success and drives a strong commercial outcome. The CM embodies a collaborative and nurturing leadership style.


The benefits

At Brosa, we aim to build an exceptional environment to help our team thrive. Our goal is to help our team produce their best work and find enjoyment in their role. We work hard to create an atmosphere that is high on trust, honesty, accountability, commitment and of course, fun. Some additional perks of the role include:

  • Staff Discounts on Brosa products
  • Opportunity to work in one of the fastest-growing companies in Australia
  • Weekly TED-style talks that encourage collaboration and growth amongst team members
  • An open, bring your dog to work policy

Brosa is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.