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Merchandising Manager

Job title: Merchandising Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco
Industry: Retail
Remote: Yes
Reference: 423490
Contact name: Dominique Mohler
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Title: Merchandising Manager

Overview

Our company is a  family of online-led retail brands offering the best in modern and contemporary lighting, furniture, fans and home décor accessories to design-driven consumers and trade professionals.  
Our company, launched in 2004, is a leading online retail brand in lighting, modern furniture, and home décor accessories. 

Responsibilities:
• Analyze and drive business on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to meet and exceed plans for assigned
product categories
• Drive and optimize inventory investments and liabilities with Planning team
• Drive the creation of accurate and helpful product content and educate product content team on product
category and merchandising best practices
• Coordinate and inform other functions of vendor and product assortment updates
3.  Marketing and Website Experience 
• Support marketing of owned categories by developing and driving optimized execution of marketing
promotional calendar + events
• Partner with Marketing to build engaging homepage and promotional/events landing pages
• Collaborate on site presentation and user experience design decisions to offer an engaging and high
converting site experience
• Maintain knowledge of customers, competitors, partners and industry. Conduct regular competitive analysis
to identify threats and opportunities to maintain leadership
• Lead projects to improve our content management and merchandising processes and tools


Talents/Knowledge/Skills: 
• Results focused, can handle multiple projects and priorities
• Understanding of online shopping / e-commerce
• Ability to shift focus from tactical operations to long-term strategic planning
• Ability to work independently and in teams
• Resourceful and self-driven with strong work ethic
• Scrappy - get things done within the constraints of a growing business
• Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
• Strong analytical skills – able to organize data to identify opportunities
• Strong leadership skills to drive team to meet strategic and financial targets 
• Strong negotiation skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Loves design and has passion about being part of this company 

Qualifications: 
• 6+ years of merchandising experience in an e-commerce or multi-channel specialty retailer. 
• Internet & rapidly growing environment experience a plus.
• 3 to 5 years’ experience in vendor management
• 1 to 2 years’ experience in leading team to meet strategic and financial targets
• Experience planning, assigning and prioritizing time-sensitive projects
• Proven record of meeting or exceeding financial plans
• BA/BS or equivalent  Apply for this job

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