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Ecommerce Merchandiser

Stanwix, Cumbria
Job Type
3 Feb 2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join the vibrant head office of a leading retailer as an Ecommerce Merchandiser.

If you would like to be part of a forward-thinking business and have a job with excellent career prospects, we would love to hear from you.

As well as being part of an exciting and dynamic head office team you will also have the opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification within your first 18 months.

The role will be pivotal in driving the performance and growth of the E-Commerce channel

Responsibilities / Objectives:

Managing stock levels to achieve sales and on-line sell through

Providing insight into online trade performance from analytical sales review

Provide communication link between the Buying team and the on-line team

To manage in-season stock build, allocation and stock availability

Grow sales and ensure creation of a balanced product offering, using analytics to optimise the site and drive web traffic

Ensure online activity is in line with overall brand and marketing strategy

Influencing on-line marketing activity to maximise commercial opportunity based on company level product performance and/or stock levels

Consistently manage the flow of product and to work closely with the Buying & Merchandise team to ensure improved availability

To coach, motivate and develop the E-Commerce Merchandising Assistant

Operating environment:

  • To operate in an open and even handed manner with all colleagues across the business. Treat all who we interact with, with courtesy and respect, treating everyone equally and embracing differences. Encourage everyone to achieve maximum potential and deliver a friendly service
  • To proactively contribute to teamwork and cross-functional working. To listen to each other and share knowledge enabling us to willingly combine expertise across the business
  • Behaving with integrity and demonstrating professionalism at all times. To always do what is right.
  • To take personal responsibility & accountability for actions, constantly striving to improve and exceed expectations ensuring safety and quality are never compromised.

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Have worked in a retail environment
  • Be strong numerically and analytically
  • Ability to evolve with the role and adapt to suit expectations as the position develops
  • Ability to manage and motivate the E-commerce Assistant whilst demonstrating own competencies internally playing a hands on role whenever necessary
  • Able to spot the winners
  • Commercially minded with an entrepreneurial spirit, able to demonstrate own creativity whilst empowering team to encourage personal development
  • Organisation skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Communication skills able to communicate with all levels in the business professionally
  • PC literate

Preferred Criteria (but not essential as full training will be provided):

  • Experience in a retail Merchandising environment, ideally with E-commerce experience
  • Strong demonstration of range planning
  • Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
  • Understanding of range planning
  • Thorough understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle and the principles of E-Commerce trading
  • Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
  • Good understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle

Benefits include:

  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Please submit your career details to Haley Mae Small at PDA SEARCH & SELECTION LIMITED.

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  • Job Reference: 1227961152-2
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2024
  • Recruiter: PDA Search & Selection
    PDA Search & Selection
  • Location: Stanwix, Cumbria
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent