E-commerce Merchandiser

Recruiter
Cast UK Limited
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£28k - £31k pa + bonus + benefits
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
16 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Title

E-commerce Merchandiser

£28-31k depending on experience + bonus + benefits

Burnley

Role Profile

My client, an online home retailer, is looking to appoint an E-commerce Merchandiser to join their head office team in Burnley. Reporting into the Merchandise Manager, you will work alongside another Merchandiser in the management of one of the larger categories in the business with over 3,500 SKU's. This down to earth and growing business currently has a turnover of £60m+ and trades across a number of wesbites across the globe with plans for further expansion. This is a fantastic opportunity for an analytical and confident E-commerce Merchandiser to join an already successful and growing online retailer.

Responsibilities

- Running weekly reports covering Sales, Stock, POs etc.
- Reviewing data, providing insight into figures
- Making recommendations to line manager and agreeing proposed actions to drive sales and margin
- Placing UK supplier orders on a weekly basis within the agreed budgets, minimising risk and maximising sales potential by analysing sales and prioritising bestselling/lowest cover lines
- Forecasting weekly sales, stock & intake at category level
- Analysing slow moving stock, creating solutions to reduce stock holding whilst maximising turnover
- Planning of budgets by category, option count and depth of buy based on the overall financial goals of the division
- Assisting with the WSSI maintenance and management, flagging any issues noticed within the WSSI data that may require action
- Raising product POs as required, working with the line manager to carry out size ratio analysis to use on the buys
- Performing website checks, ensuring the products look as desired on the website
- Making improvement suggestions and working with the Brand Managers to enact change requirements that drive sales and customer experience
- Assisting with Critical Path maintenance to deliver key tasks in a timely manner, flagging any potential issues surrounding the critical path to the line manager

Skills & Experience

- Experience in E-commerce retail merchandising is essential
- Experience of listing position, conversion rates and bounce rates, etc.
- Strong analytical and numerical skills
- Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
- Educated to a degree level would be advantageous
- Commercial in thinking
- Excellent communication skills

Client information

Our client is a successful and growing online home retailer

Remuneration
£28-31k depending on experience + bonus + benefits

About Cast UK

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