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Digital Visual Merchandiser

Job Title: Digital Visual Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q100884
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: dece@questsearch.ae
Job Published: June 03, 2016 16:30

Job Description

Digital Visual Merchandiser is needed for this very fast paced fashion retailer. You will be reporting into the Head of Ecommerce and responsible for the entire process from product upload to merchandising and optimisation. You would be expected to successfully deliver the right message in the right way at the right time to maximise sales. Previous retail experience is vital in this role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Add all products to website ensuring, in conjunction with Copywriter/Content Editor descriptions are all complete
  • Understand and contribute to the Commercial and Creative strategies of the websites
  • Understand and utilize the insight from analytical merchandising with the creative needs of the Brand, Products and Markets to deliver a VM approach that helps to achieve KPIs, sales, productivity, and profit
  • Merchandising all products in order to maximise sales and cross-sell/up-sell and site aesthetics, within brand guidelines
  • Full site audits, ensuring all current stock is displayed online correctly
  • Work with the Creative team to ensure all options are online on time and that styling and retouching is correct and to guidelines
  • Understanding intake for the business, expected deliveries and items being delivered
  • Work with Merchandisers on new product launches and sale/promotion events as well as any issues on current stock
  • Prepare for and organise all major and minor sale events, re-merchandising the site as required
  • Regular competitor activity across both retail stores and online to understand the market place and environment
  • Ad hoc duties as required by the Head of ECommerce

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience in digital visual merchandising preferably in fashion or retail
  • Strong understanding of the user behaviour and the ecommerce landscape
  • Good analytical skills and strong commercial gravitas
  • Experience in CMS
  • Understanding of merchandising reports and good use of these to achieve KPIs that deliver success
  • Organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, often while working independently
  • Energy to get results in a fast paced, dynamic business
  • Strong retail experience with a creative and flexible approach
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast paced environment

If you feel you are suitable for this position, please send your CV quoting reference number: Q100884

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.