eCommerce Merchandiser - £25k

London (Greater)
£25000 per annum
04 Dec 2013
01 Jan 2014
Alex Townley
Contract Type
Full Time
In partnership with a major UK brand, this company will be launching its unique e-commerce platform into the UK market late in spring 2014. This new online business is taking on eBay and Groupon with its economic model. Rather than setting a price (like Buy Now on eBay) it asks consumers what they are willing to pay and by aggregating these requests it can establish the best price. This company has received a great degree of recent press coverage and have also been heavily backed by a private investment fund. As the business builds for launch, it is recruiting a team of highly talented, motivated and driven individuals to deliver business success. Key to this success shall be the efficient execution of the company’s business model and a dynamic, agile culture with a focus on excellence.

This is a full-time job opportunity. Starting salary: £25k.

Key responsibilities of the role:
The primary aspect of the role will be to ensure that the company promotions are built, launched, managed and completed in an efficient manner. Merchandisers also assume a supporting role in managing the relationship with promotion suppliers, assisting the customer support team in the delivery of exceptional customer service and engaging in social media based marketing activities directly with the target market. Ultimately, working in a small, start-up type environment means that merchandisers, along with ALL staff, are expected to roll the sleeves up and make a difference!

Using the company back office platform to:
•Load product/service information (images, content).
•Load promotion information (slider bar metrics, hints, highlights, terms & conditions).
•Schedule promotions.
•Manage live promotions and optimise promotion outcomes.
•Fulfill promotions (supplier fulfillment cycle).
•Close promotions (tying up all loose ends).

Sales support:
Assisting the sales team with the day-to-day management of suppliers:
•Promotion identification and scheduling.
•Price volume curve determination.
•Stock availability planning.
•Fulfilment support.
•Reconciliation of completed promotions.

Customer service:
Assisting the company’s customer service team with the day-to-day management of customer queries:
•Chat room support.
•Email query support.
•2nd line telephone support.

•On-going social media engagement and interaction with the company’s audience through Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.

The ideal intern’s personality and qualifications:
•This role is targeted at ambitious, motivated and talented graduate recruits.
•You will ideally have a 1st or 2:1 degree.
•You will have strong analytical capability.
•You will have strong attention to detail.
•You are confident and have strong communication skills.

The perks of working at this company:
As a ‘first through the door’ employee, this role represents a fantastic opportunity to become involved in a fast paced dynamic, entrepreneurial business working alongside one of the UK’s most successful brands. This company is seeking exceptional, motivated individuals at this pivotal stage in their development. Successful candidates have the opportunity make the role their own and mould a career that could move in many varied directions as the business grows over time. Employee benefits include: 23 days annual holiday + bank holidays + your birthday!

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