Commercial Project & Program Manager - Curation

Who we are

A piece of the moon, a complete dinosaur skeleton, the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every day. 

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.

About the role

Catawiki’s Commercial organisation is growing in size and complexity and, in order to support ambitious growth, we are building up our Commercial Enablement team. This team’s core responsibility is to ensure that our Commercial teams (350 Sales & Experts) have access to the right set of tools & processes to grow & optimally curate our supply of special objects, at scale. The team comprises a number of project managers, who design, rollout & maintain new capabilities used by Commercial teams; and one trainer.

As a Commercial Project & Program Manager within Commercial Enablement, you are responsible for ensuring that our Category teams efficiently curate the right supply of special objects to power demand on our platform. This might entail owning programs such as: identifying & designing curation workflows to improve selected curation efficiency metrics, validating with selected experts & rolling out across the wider expert base; re-thinking our dashboard landscape to empower our Category leadership to drilldown & optimise our object portfolio, addressing opportunities observed from a buyer perspective; collaborating with Product Managers to strengthen our curation tooling & rollout overhauls across 300 experts. 

Curation is a core part of Catawiki’s value proposition, and we are seeking passionate project managers to work on this exciting area.


What will you be doing?

  • Work with our Category teams & Product stakeholders to assess and determine the required enablement support and the necessary tools to scale our Expert organisation - identifying the most effective assets & managing the roadmap for asset development
  • Manage curation programs and projects execution. Create and manage plans and timelines for multiple, simultaneous projects in the Curation Enablement portfolio.
  • Track and report on curation enablement programs and program assets. Measure curation enablement activities to quantify impact and success of materials and program.
  • Establish processes for consistent communication with the Category teams in order to collect input as well as to deliver updates and share knowledge.
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing/Management to coordinate education requirements and the rollout of new sales products and launches.
  • Define and conduct user training for sales enablement activities.


Who you are:

  • Outstanding project management skills. At least 3 years of core work experience driving end-to-end projects and with formal project management methodologies, with 7+ years of total experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work effectively across cross-functional organizational teams
  • Demonstrated experience creating factual and concise verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to analyse, make decisions, prioritize, assess and mitigate risk.
  • Focus on quality deliverables throughout project lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical/problem solving skills and a natural affinity to a structured way of working

Here’s what we can offer you

This is your chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You will have an exciting role in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 800+ international Catawikians; you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something. Additionally you can expect:

  • Working with a top notch team acting on a champions league level in a super complex dynamic environment; you will learn a lot!
  • A diverse and international team with over 50 different nationalities.
  • A great office located in the heart of Amsterdam with an easy-going atmosphere.
  • Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.
  • Tailor-made trainings to facilitate your personal and professional growth
  • The fun part! Our Activity Committee plans everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!
  • Stock Options: All Catawikians are granted 100 Stock Options after 12 months of service.
  • And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.

Our commitment to you 

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.

Our offices and new way of working

We’ve embraced an activity-based way of working, meaning our team can choose how they split their work week between home and the office, in line with our remote framework and guidelines. In locations where we have physical offices, most employees enjoy two days at the office to connect and collaborate with each other.

Our experts and sales staff in local markets work 100% remotely – in most cases from home. Some key positions are hired remotely, while we also offer relocation services for colleagues needing to be closer to the office.


Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page. By submitting your application you agree to Catawiki’s Applicant Privacy Policy.

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.

Flexible Working
We champion flexibility. We’re continually incorporating hybrid elements, while employees choose how they split their work between the office and home.
Stock Options
We make sure all Catawikians can share in the company's success.
Excellent benefits
Our benefits are designed to ensure every Catawikian is energised, focused and thriving.

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