Catawiki is the leading online marketplace to buy and sell special objects. We offer over 75,000 special objects in auction every week — each reviewed and selected by one of Catawiki’s hundreds of in-house experts specialised in Art, Design, Jewellery, Fashion, Classic Cars, Collectables and many more.
We've sold 10 million unique items to date and it’s our mission to become the world’s most popular auction destination for special objects.
We’re an innovative, pioneering and fast-growing scale-up. If you think you can make a difference to our team, go ahead and apply.
The Category Manager is responsible for the design and execution of the category strategy. You are the leader of a business within Collectables, and responsible for its growth and profitability - leveraging your team of experts, departments around you (including marketing and customer success), and commercial strategies to achieve success.
The goal of the Category manager is to increase the sales and profitability of the category by driving sustainable growth that fits within the Catawiki’s value proposition, while having P&L responsibility. You will need to bring your commercial acumen, and ability to work together with others towards success.
You ensure a constant flow of quality supply through the management of high potential leads and sellers. You work closely with the sales team and your experts to bring in leads, convert them into new high potential sellers, onboard them, and ensure their continued success as customers.
The Category Manager manages an international team of Experts and designs budget and headcount decisions for the category. They facilitate and ensure close collaboration between the category and supporting teams.
What you’ll bring to the role
This role can be based in The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, or Spain with a work from home arrangement.
This is your chance to join our mission to fulfil people’s passions, as part of a young and dynamic organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly-motivated team of 800+ Catawikians. Additionally, you can expect:
Please note that our benefits offering changes depending on which country you are employed in. For our country-specific offering please ask your recruiter.
Catawiki’s eclectic team represents an international and intergenerational mix of people from different professional and cultural backgrounds. We foster an inclusive and queer-friendly work environment, committed to making every Catawikian feel welcomed and empowered. Whatever your story, we encourage you to bring your unique perspective to the table.
Catawiki stands with Ukraine and encourages people displaced by the current conflict to apply. In addition to the several initiatives we’ve launched, we’re open to ideas on ways we can continue to support the humanitarian effort.
We have sensational offices in Amsterdam, Groningen, Paris and our newest office in Lisbon. Most of our employees are within commutable distance of one of our office locations and enjoy a hybrid work model. This means we expect you to be in the office 2 out of 5 days, roughly 40% of your working time, to collaborate and connect with each other. The exception is of course, if the job description specifically states that the role is 100% remote, as some experts and sales positions are.
If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
We’re continually incorporating hybrid elements, while employees choose how they split their work between the office and home.
We strive to be an employer where your impact is meaningful, visible and rewarded.