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Merchandising Manager (m/f/d)

Merchandising & Promotion Manager Electronics

(Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances & Media)

Fixed-term for 12 months

Looking for a company where you can shape how the world buys, sells, and gives? Where you’ll be supported in challenging convention, taking risks, and innovating? Where you’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago? Where you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

The German Verticals team is responsible for the B2C business (i.e. from business sellers to consumers) of eBay Germany ( The team is organized by industries (‘Verticals’, such as Consumer Electronics, Home & Garden, Fashion, or Motors) and horizontal teams such as trading and planning functions.

We are currently recruiting for our Verticals team in Berlin/Dreilinden a Merchandising & Promotion Manager Electronics (m/f/d). The role is a maternity cover and thus limited to a fixed-term of 12 months.

The role:

The role includes ownership for campaigns and merchandising initiatives in eBay’s deals and promotions program, especially, but not solely, when they are connected to owned strategic proposition projects.

Thus, working with key-merchants, brands and other stakeholders is not only necessary for significant conceptualization of ideas but also essential for successful implementation of programs.

Finally, the role also includes category related promotion projects (i.e. new product launches) or identification of unexploited opportunities. This might also cover initial development of new categories or areas of growth.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Retail planning, conceptualization and implementation of vertical campaigns and trading levers as well as ongoing optimization of the vertical promotion program with a high level of creativity

  • As customer centricity is core for your daily doing, you will take ownership for selected elements of the retail journey - optimizing supply, user experience, demand and traffic

  • Initiate and lead cross-organizational collaboration with other teams (like Marketing, Customer Service, Trading, PR and others) in conceptualizing, planning as well as executing campaigns and initiatives

  • You will build and strengthen relationships with merchants and brands selling on eBay and collaborate with them within the scope of your projects or your trading & merchandising tasks


  • Industry knowledge and experience: 3+ years of merchandising or category management experience in retail or consumer products industry.

  • Proven track record of successful project management in a fast paced environment with end to end responsibility

  • Deep understanding of online retailing standards, methodologies and experience of employing tactics to gain market share and grow top line sales

  • Phenomenal communication skills: ability to articulate vision and purpose for owned initiatives and programs as it relates to long-term goals and objectives.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with complex data: identifying data gaps, interpret data and draw operational conclusions

  • Proficient in German & English required

  • Ability to motivate others and lead project teams without direct reporting line

  • Flexibility in responding to changing priorities

  • High standards of accuracy, creativity and excellent attention to detail

  • High sense of compassion, tolerance and partnership

  • Customer Centricity and commercial spirit

  • High level of intrinsic motivation to create and achieve

What do we offer?

  • The chance to live in one of the best and most welcoming cities in the world!

  • Dynamic and complementary team with exciting personalities, real passion for e-commerce and integrity.

  • Varied and interesting tasks with high level of personal responsibility including flexible work hours.

  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.

  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies and opportunity to learn and develop

  • A great campus with fitness center, table soccer, bike rental, coffee-bar, excellent canteen and shuttle-service.

  • Well equipped home office

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here:



eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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