Strategy Planning Manager
About Misfits Market:
Misfits Market is a mission-driven, high-growth startup dedicated to reducing food waste and making shopping for sustainable, high-quality groceries easier and more affordable. We deliver organic produce, high-quality meats and seafood, plant-based proteins, dairy, bakery, wine, and other grocery items to nearly every zip code in 48 states at up to 30 percent off traditional grocery store prices. In 2022, Misfits Market acquired sustainable e-grocer Imperfect Foods and now leverages its in-house transportation network to deliver directly to consumers with one of the most carbon-efficient grocery delivery models on the market. By tackling inefficiencies in the food system, our passionate and motivated team of problem solvers helps save an average of 500,000 pounds of food per week from waste or lesser outcomes, with an all-time savings of 190+ million pounds of food.
About the Role:
The Strategy Planning Manager is responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving the daily and weekly reporting used to make timely business decisions that impact revenue and gross profit. Responsible for collecting and summarizing data that will assist the Merchandising organization in both long- and short-range strategic planning, and the development and implementation of new programs. They will become a subject matter expert on processes across the merchandising organization, and, combining this knowledge with their grasp on the business data, be a consultant for other partners on projects including process improvement, strategy development, industry trends, competitive analysis, and company positioning. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Strategy Planning.
The ideal candidate for this role is someone who is curious and enjoys solving complex problems, and who never stops looking for a better way to do things. When they find themselves in uncharted territory, they are excited, rather than intimidated.
Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating future sales and gross margin projections (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, customer forecast)
Support the Merchandising team in pricing strategy analysis and project managing Category Management execution of pricing initiatives
Provide support for special projects as well as weekly/monthly business reviews; including compiling and analyzing data from multiple sources and creating templates that outline the data in a cohesive and digestible action oriented format
Drive continuous improvement in inventory management, assortment planning, pricing, process building in conjunction with key cross-functional partners such as Inventory Planning and Business Intelligence
Communicate regularly with Operations team and help provide analytics that will inform operational initiatives, improving overall efficiency and customer experience
Skills and Qualifications:
3-4 years of experience in pricing, financial analysis or analytics experience
Must be proficient with Excel and Google sheets
Experience within merchandising, purchasing, and/or planning
Expert analytical skills with the ability to analyze and relay complex quantitative data and build reports/tools
Familiarity with e-commerce, retail preferred
Experience with programs including Oracle, Mode, or similar platforms working with large data sets preferred
You’re passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste and create a better food system for all
You're extremely organized with a strong attention to detail
You're able to prioritize and meet deadlines
You love the opportunity to meet challenges and take preventative action for solutions
You work well and nimbly in a highly active team in a collaborative, fast paced environment
Salary $80k - 90k
Weekly Stipend to spend on Misfits Market
Multiple health, dental, and vision plan options
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