Category Manager



Riga, Latvia
Posted on Monday, July 31, 2023
James Berdigans, CEO of Printify: “Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss, and set your schedule. So far we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.
In 2021, Printify secured $50m in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, founders of the leading technology companies Wise and Squarespace, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.
The Category Management team consists of category managers, designers and setup specialists. We help customers and partners achieve business goals by leveraging the Printify platform. We're experts in technology and print-on-demand best practices. As a part of this team, your primary duty is to build and realize assortment short and long-term development and growth strategy, to ensure assortment competitiveness and selection depth to satisfy all our target customer needs, to coordinate products sourcing and launch activities, to support Marketing, Success and Acquisition teams activities with products success stories, to follow industry and customer demand trends in terms of products.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategic plans for specific product categories, considering market trends, customer needs, and business goals, conduct category reviews to identify opportunities for growth and optimization.
  • Determine the range of products to be offered within assigned categories, based on customer demand, competitive analysis, and profitability
  • Follow pricing strategies and monitor competitive pricing to drive sales and profitability.
  • Plan and execute in cooperation with Product Marketing team promotional activities to increase category performance.
  • Work with the Sales team to ensure that the products are well-positioned and promoted to maximize sales and profitability
  • Analyze sales data, market trends, and customer insights to identify growth opportunities, evaluate category performance, and recommend strategies for improvement
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to enhance the product category pages, search functionality, and overall customer experience

What you need

  • At least 3 year of experience with product category management or procurement
  • Experience in e-commerce will be considered as advantage
  • Customer focus to maximize business result, capability to develop and influence strategy at senior levels both for customers and manufactures
  • Excellent quantitative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Good Excel skills
  • Being accurate to details
  • An independent sense of self-motivation
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a dynamic start-up environment
  • Attention to detail, a willingness to learn and a motivation for success.
  • Excellent command of English

What we offer

  • Being part of a friendly, inclusive, and global team
  • Career development opportunities and access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online
  • A personalized learning budget for professional development and unlimited access to our book library
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7AM and 11AM. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow to fit both meetings and friends
  • Remote work is possible and encouraged within the EMEA timezone
  • Work-from-anywhere friendly events for Printifyers to relax, get together and have fun!
  • Stock options so you own a part of Printify
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga office and around the world.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
Words from our investors:
Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: “Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust e-commerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customizable products, with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.”
Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB: “With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product but also in their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.”
Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures: "Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and print providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”