Ecommerce Merchandiser

Ecommerce Merchandiser

Ref: JO-2105-109041 | £22000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits | Location:London, England | Added:24/05/21

Responsibilities will include :

  • Managing optimum stock levels to achieve sales and on-line sell through
  • Identifying opportunities for the growth of online exclusive product
  • Providing commercial insight into the online channel performance to guide Buyers & Category Merchandisers in building appropriate ranges
  • Provide the focal point and communication link between the Category Buying and Merchandise team and the on-line channel team
  • To manage in-season stock build, allocation and stock availability of all multi-channel offers (on-line, catalogue, TV etc.) in line with the various critical paths and KPI’s (sales, profit, returns, availability, sell through)
  • 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
  • Building ranges from scratch and substantiate the numbers behind them
  • Construct sales and stock plans to support the overall multichannel budget but specific to the individual publications (on-line, catalogue, TV etc.)
  • 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 minimise lead times, create flexibility and improve availability
  • To train, motivate and develop the E-Commerce Merchandising Assistant

Selection Criteria:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Experience in a retail Merchandising environment, ideally with E-commerce experience
  • Numerical / analytical skills including data, budgets, range and production planning
  • 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
  • Strong demonstration of range planning
  • Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
  • Able to “spot the winners”
  • Understanding of range planning
  • Thorough understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle and the principles of E-Commerce trading
  • Commercially minded with an entrepreneurial spirit, able to demonstrate own creativity whilst empowering team to encourage personal development
  • Able to communicate at any level, understands when to challenge and when to use tact and diplomacy to ensure a “win win” outcome
  • Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
  • Good understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle
  • Organisation skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Communication skills
  • PC literate

This is a great opportunity to be part of a business who has invested a large amount of resource, investment and training in scaling up their stores & digital offer. If this sounds like you, please send your cv today !

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