Online Merchandising Manager

Online Merchandising Manager - Cape TownOur client in the Retail Industry; requires the services of an Online Merchandising Manager who will execute all merchandising functions related to the Petshop Science online offering, including sales, selection of the online product range and the merchandising and promotion of ranges.Key performance areas:? Overall layout, look and feel of the site.? Effective search and discoverability.? Implementation of site merchandising (daily, weekly and monthly).? Product page optimisation.? Promotions strategy in line with the objectives of Petshop Science.? Manage creative assets in an easily accessible archive.? Set up and manage merchandising assets.? Support the execution of the marketing strategies on the site.? Collaborate with buying teams to select product ranges that best promotes offers and maximises sales.? Partner with cross functional teams to ensure all products have images, copies, and prices according to planned launch dates.? Ensure digital channels are rich with content. Enable customers to easily discover products in the catalogue.? Collaborate with the product coordination teams to ensure that the accuracy and integrity of the product catalogue are always maintained.? Work closely with the buying and marketing teams to execute online promotions.? Deliver and report online sales against agreed KPIs.? Analyse weekly / daily performance and drive day-to-day optimisation.The successful candidate must have:? Matric with a Degree or Diploma in Marketing, Business or any related field? Minimum of 3 years experience working with product merchandising tools along with experience in content management systems and the e-Commerce environment? Experience working online merchandising platforms? Well-developed understanding of the online retail shopper journey? Understanding of visual merchandising and the levers that drive e-Commerce sales? Analytical with good problem-solving skills? Verbal and written communication skills? Has a flair for delivering a compelling customer experience in an online retail environment.? Ability to adapt as business needs evolve in a fast-paced environment.? An attitude of accountability with a drive for excellence? Equally capable of working independently or in a team (collaborative) environment.Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Cape Town, WC, ZA