eBay is looking for someone to oversee its trading cards category and grow its business.
The company has posted a job listing for a director/general manager to to “the category and support the launch of new innovation, technology, and partnerships.”
The job is based at eBay’s San Jose, CA headquarters and involves the development of operating plans, seller support, strategy, marketing and “developing integrated solutions and services for our customers,” among other responsibilities.
It pays $160,400 – $ 254,100 per year but it’s not a job for a rookie.
In addition to a college degree, applicant backgrounds should include:
- 10+ years of experience in an online marketplace, digital platform, or related e-commerce business
- 5+ years in a collectible or trading cards related business
- 5+ years of for P&L and/or revenue goals
- M&A or Management Consulting experience preferred
“The Director/GM of Trading Cards will be both a strategic and operational leader responsible for driving category growth through owning the end-to-end customer experience,” the posting states. “This includes optimizing marketing and onsite merchandising, attracting and retaining key inventory, and developing integrated solutions and services for our customers.”
Bob Means, who had been in a similar role, recently left eBay and now works as a GM for Electronics, Toys and Seasonal at Walmart Marketplace. He had also been heavily involved with the eBay Vault and the recently announced eBay Live shopping platform.