Ecommerce Merchandising Specialist
ALCO Stores, Inc - Coppell, TX

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Ecommerce Merchandising Specialist

Location:
TX-Coppell, Corporate

Closing Date:
8/1/13

Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Ecommerce Merchandising Specialist will be responsible for processing, loading, and maintaining products within the ALCOstores.com web site in a timely manner. This role will play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate product information is on the site where customer can effectively navigate in-stock merchandise at all times. In addition to merchandise navigation, this role is responsible for identifying solutions to keep shipping costs low, developing relationships vendors and scheduling/executing website promotions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Load new merchandise to the site daily
  • Assist in vendor approval process, editorial usage and category layouts
  • Work with vendors to ensure product attributes are accurate; provide research
  • Coordinate product assignments into proper classifications
  • Work closely Ecommerce Director on new opportunities and recommendations to improve the product mix online
  • Meet timely required reporting deadlines providing relevant and accurate data and online photos
  • Identify opportunities to reduce shipping costs
  • Remove out-of-stock or out-of-season merchandise when appropriate
  • Work closely with copywriter and creative department to obtain quality product images and copy for the site and email
  • Attend regular merchandising meetings and communicating merchandise updates to necessary parties
  • Ensure sufficient stock of products to be loaded online
  • Assist with scheduling web banners, promos, and coupons on website

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Previous experience in online retail/ecommerce
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Proven competency in Excel and MS Office products

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Familiar with Adobe products like InDesign and/or Photoshop
  • Experience with importing products into shopping cart software (i.e. Magento)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excels at multi-tasking and wearing multiple hats

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