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Senior Category Manager - Media (m/f/x)

  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Job description

Ready to become part of the most important mission on this planet? We are rebuy, pioneers in the sustainable reuse of electronics and media, and we are looking for you! Our mission: to make circular living accessible to all, one transaction at a time. By giving products a second chance, we reduce resource consumption and avoid unnecessary e-waste.

Our team of 600 comes from all corners of the world; we drive things forward collaboratively, take personal responsibility, value positive critical thinking, and persistently serve our customers and planet.

As a Senior Category Manager for the Media category (Books, Games, Movies, Music) at rebuy, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our Media offerings. This role goes beyond traditional category management; it's about steering the media category towards achieving substantial revenue and profitability goals. Your passion for the world of physical media products, coupled with a strategic mindset, will be instrumental in managing our broad assortment.

We are currently looking for several Category Managers and welcoming applications from Junior to Senior. Please note that the responsibilities may vary depending on your experience level. The key responsibilities noted here are for the senior position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategies to steer 2 media categories along revenue and more importantly profitability goals, ensuring alignment with the overall company objectives.
  • Play a critical role in supporting our pricing team, utilizing your analytical skills and passion for pricing to enhance our pricing tools and strategies. You will steer the purchase prices as well as the sales price we offer to our customers.
  • Own cross media category projects and collaborate with multiple departments, including product, marketing, operations, and data science teams, to improve overall category performance and implement new features.

Job requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Category Management, preferably in e-commerce or retail, with a focus on physical goods, preferably in the media category.
  • Strong analytical skills with a passion for pricing strategies and tools.
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing category strategies, with a keen understanding of market trends, customer needs, and competitor analysis.
  • Good understanding of metrics around inventory health, with the responsibility to find a good balance between availability and overstock levels.
  • Excellent skills in project management, working with cross-functional teams, and leading complex projects defining the problem, analyzing its components, decomposing it into subproblems, solving those subproblems, and then integrating the solutions.
  • Proficiency in MS Office / Google Workspace, especially Excel / Google Sheets, knowledge in SQL/ Python is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills in German and English.


  • Berlin

  • Hybrid - a combination of home office and in-office

Purpose, a great company culture and incredible benefits - what to expect at rebuy:

  • Work with a friendly team that is passionate about circularity and wants to make the world a little more sustainable, one transaction at a time.

  • Feel comfortable in an environment where independence and new ideas are welcome.

  • Benefit from flat hierarchies and the greatest possible transparency so that things don't take longer than they have to and you always feel well informed.

  • Enjoy our centrally located office in Berlin (Erkelenzdamm 11 - 13, 10999 Berlin).

  • Benefit from our family-friendly, flexible environment and paid child sick leave.

  • Bring your dog to the office: we love animals and want to cuddle yours, too!

  • Use employee discounts on rebuy.de, sustainable products at Futurebens, offers for sustainable micro-mobility and massages directly in our office.

  • Design your own benefits mix on our benefits portal worth EUR 50 net per month.

  • Have fun at our legendary team and company events.

  • Use our mental health offers as part of a cooperation with the Fürstenberg Institute.

  • Take care of your work-life balance with 30 vacation days.

*At rebuy all people are welcome and supported! We would like to talk, regardless of age, disability, national and social origin, skin colour, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation. Just be who you are!