E-Commerce Merchant

Company Details

Job Description

We are looking for an E-Commerce Merchant, we would like you to join our team!!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilizing analytics and sales data to drive site merchandising & content improvements
  • Contributing to overall eCommerce strategy and customer experience direction
  • Partnering across the business to optimize inventory levels and promotional strategy to maximize results
  • Driving the business to achieve budgeted sales and profitability

Essential Tasks:

  • Ongoing partnership with planning team to align on plans and performance, including proper levels of inventory
  • Analyze relevant reporting to read and report online business trends, and to make necessary adjustments to maximize results
  • Partner with retail merchants on the Go to Market Process – including the development and optimization of online exclusive products and categories
  • Partner on the development of merchandising strategies that achieve business goals
  • Prepare for and help lead monthly planning meetings to identify opportunity and/or risks to the business and identify necessary adjustment.
  • Shop competition to identify trends and opportunities in both product categories, new businesses and customer experience enhancements
  • Maximize conversion through the customer experience
  • Provide recommendations on merchandising/navigation based on analytics/data
  • Track and analyze sales information to inform short- and long-term business planning, seasonal product development strategies and online exclusive strategies
  • Learn and participate in the process of developing concepts, page layouts, navigation, and other solutions to maximize sales and optimize customer experience, as well as content strategy
  • Develop strong, lasting, and on-going relationships with cross-functional partners within eCommerce and across the organization
  • Assist in leading the growth and development of online merchandising team

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Strong communication & influencing skills
  • Understanding of the balance between business and customer needs; focuses on areas of highest potential
  • Ability to thrive in a highly quantitative, fast-paced environment with changing business needs
  • Ability to utilize metrics/analytics to identify opportunities and measure results
  • Preferred Qualifications (skills and abilities)
  • Previous experience in a fast paced, sku-intensive business.
  • Apparel retail experience preferred.
  • Magento experience preferred
  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Google Analytics
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge of Digital Marketing
  • Strong Reporting

Package & Remuneration


  • Provident Fund
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Risk & Disability

How to Apply

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