MBA Graduate Opportunities - Fall Start 2021
Who We Are
Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 14 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.
Like any home, what’s inside ours is special. Wayfair is home to great people, great ideas, and great ambition. Come join the team that is reinventing home by reinventing how we shop for it. From day one, you’ll take the lead on distinct high-impact projects and drive results. Wayfair believes in giving all employees autonomy in order to innovate, build, and fix quickly.
Successful MBA candidates will join Wayfair as Managers and will be permanently placed into key functions across the business dependent on a combination of interest, skills and experience, and growth potential.
Potential placements include:
The Category Management team helps to build the long-term vision for all of Wayfair, while broadcasting out the set of objectives that are most important to the success of each category. As a Category Manager you would be solving complex problems across merchandising, operations, marketing, and pricing to achieve hyper growth. Being a part of Category Management means you enjoy setting and driving a vision and operating analytically to get results, whilst keeping a hard focus on execution of high impact tasks for your team and yourself. Strong communication is critical for the success of Category Management given the interaction with almost every function and team at Wayfair to ensure alignment is tight and priorities are agreed upon. Externally, we manage supplier relationships, partnering to build sustainable e-commerce strategies with industry leading players and supporting them in their execution.
The EU Partner Operations team enables the commercial success of Wayfair by guiding and supporting our supplier partners towards the supply chain set up and performance that unlocks their success in the online market. Armed with this knowledge, we act as trusted advisors to prepare our highest-priority partners to make the right decisions for their operations. We are a diverse, international team of entrepreneurial minds driven by business impact. As Manager, you will be responsible for scaling key suppliers driving the long-term success of a category - solving complex business problems across operations, logistics, technology to achieve hyper growth.
What You’ll Need
- Prospective or recent MBA graduate with a strong track record of academic excellence (strong preference for quantitative backgrounds: mathematics, economics, etc.)
- Fluent French and English - written and spoken
- Ability to think and perform both tactically and strategically
- Strong track record of success with progression in level of responsibility and scope
- Executive presence with ability to clearly and consistently work side-by-side with a broad range of partners and functions from CEO to customer service to deliver against complex initiatives complete on-time, on-budget, and over target
- Ability to multitask, and pivot readily and react to real-time data
- Comfortable in a data-driven business environment
- Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
- Familiarity with Excel and SQL is a plus
About Wayfair Inc.
Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.
No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.