e-Commerce Online Merchandiser

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous

$70K - $100K
Posted on 08/07/17
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
$70K - $100K
Posted on 08/07/17

Summary

Responsible for operating and optimizing all digital merchandising activities. Also responsible to ensure sales and sales margin objectives are attained, and serves as a primary point of contact for category management, supplier management, global supply chain and marketing organizations. Assists with assortment planning, promotional planning, and partnership management. 

Position Responsibilities

• Launches and manages portfolio of ecommerce marketplace sites like Amazon, eBay, and others.
• Coordinates with category managers and business unit marketing teams, to manage merchandising on commerce websites.
• Provides strategic insights by reviewing competitor websites and conducting analysis to ensure industry alignment with categorization, promotions and trends.
• Provides merchandising support for operations and fulfillment efforts.
• Manages assigned sales and margin metrics by marketplace.
• Communicates business objectives, initiatives, and results with other departments (category management, supply management, etc.)
• Utilizes product catalog web application to build on-line category and product groupings. 
• Acts as eCommerce’s primary point of contact for key supplier community, topics including: co-op, promotions, upcoming launches, determining online catalog, and general interface.
• Acts as eCommerce’s primary point of contact for internal category managers and supplier relations teams on all supplier related topics.
• Helps analyze online public pricing vs. our competitors, in coordination with existing pricing process.
• Assists with determining online product mix and catalog.
• Acts as primary merchandising subject matter expert for search and browse taxonomy. 
• Prepares weekly reporting for eCommerce management including preparation for strategy meetings.

Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience in online merchandising with direct responsibility for channel execution, sales and ROI performance of e-commerce business
  • experience with online marketplaces
  • 4 years of experience and working knowledge of strategy and execution of merchandising initiatives in a distribution environment and e-commerce application
  • 5 years of experience with sales, profitability reporting, and analysis.

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