eCommerce Associate Merchandise Specialist
SteinMart - Jacksonville, FL

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The eCommerce Associate Merchandise Specialist position incorporates both merchandising and site integration responsibilities that will span across the development, launch, and management of the eCommerce business.

Responsibilities:
  • Build on-site merchandise presentation based on inventory, promotional offerings, sales analysis, and trends.
  • Create and present online assortment recommendations to eCommerce Merchandise Manager by reviewing buy guides with key product group buyers and planners.
  • Use product catalog web application to determine and build online category and product groupings, sequencing, and overall merchandise presentation to ensure efficient customer searching while adequately portraying a positive brand image.
  • Manage Product Activation - Ensure product imagery, copy, and categorization is accurate and complete
  • Review internal merchandise hierarchy and define Department/Class to web category relationships for products.
  • Prepare and analyze merchandise-related selling reports including sell-through and category performance to build accurate seasonal plans.
  • Analyze weekly and daily reporting to create and recommend online-only promotions and flash sales.
  • Review style selling reports and decide on key markdown candidates for price updates on line.
  • Monitor product sell-through and make recommendations to eCommerce Merchandising Manager to ensure proper future buying/depth levels for styles and SKUs.
  • Review advertising calendar to ensure parity between bricks and mortar and eCom.
  • Provide merchandise-related support to the eCommerce Operations team including issues with drop shipping, vendor relations, and product catalog questions.
  • Resolve customer or merchandise related issues for third party customer service team.
  • Assist and make recommendations to eCom Merchandising Manager for creation of seasonal financial plans based on selling reports and historical data.
  • Primary liaison to third party platform provider for resolving merchandise related issues.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • A strong understanding and background in of retail buying, merchandising, or planning.
  • Ability to manage workflow, create and meet both personal and group/team deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of retail math.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Ability to accurately interpret and draw conclusions from data.
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities to build business and maximize profit.
  • Working knowledge of competitors.
  • Ability to anticipate future consequences accurately and create appropriate strategies.
  • Understands and takes action to correct bad business and minimize losses.
  • Questions how things are and challenges how they could be.
  • Considers the big picture; an understanding of the impact that eCom can have on the different departments, divisions, and entire company.

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Stein Mart's style is to operate department-like stores that feature discount prices. With some 260 shops in some 30 states, it sells...