Buyback U.S. Project Manager

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: New York, United States ()


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 884M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 1000 Back Makers (or Saboteurs) by the end of 2022! 

We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, Barcelona, New-York, Prague, Berlin and Tokyo). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation. 

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

Within Back Market, you will be part of the BuyBack team. Buyback enables customers to sell their old device to our refurbishers. This is great for the consumer who is able to reclaim some cash for their old device and prevent the accumulation of e-waste in our landfills. Buyback is also a key pillar for Back Market as it allows us to facilitate the sourcing of supply to our refurbishers who will then repair those devices and resell them on our site.

In January 2022 we will expand our Buyback program in the US.  We are looking for a Project Manager to join our New-York office and own this program's roll out and long term success.  You will be part of a global team, learning from the success we have had launching our Buyback program across the EU, but will be empowered to make decisions and drive the success in your local market.

YOUR MISSION (if you accept it): 🥇

  • Help us grow the BuyBack program in the US by:
  • Taking ownership of the launch and success of Buyback in the US
  • Running BuyBack US operations on a daily basis coordinating with multiple teams to ensure great performances (Marketing, Supply, Customer Care)
  • Managing performance reporting and sharing learnings with the international team
  • Being an expert in the local market, including other buyback programs and supply trends
  • Partnering globally to expand the device categories included in the program
  • Informing the product roadmap for improvements to the customer sales and refurbisher buying experience

  • You have 2-3 years experience, ideally in consulting or project management
  • You have strong analytical skills. and are comfortable with Excel
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • You have strong organizational skills and rigorousness
  • You have the entrepreneurial spirit and love the "start-up" state of mind
  • You are proactive, organized and you have a high capacity to federate and work with transversal teams

  • Phone interview with Justin (Manager, U.S. People Operations)
  • Interview with Gaspard (Lead Buyback Expansion & Mana)
  • Skills Fit Test
  • Interview with Philippine (Head of Buyback & Logistics) + Lauren (General Manager, U.S.)
  • Serge (Chief Commercial Officer)

    - A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    - An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    - Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    - Grow your career with a flexible career path, Back Market can help you evolve!

    - A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!

    - We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

    - A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.  

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: New York, United States ()
    • Experience: > 2 years