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Senior Online Merchandiser - Retailer - London

Job Title: Senior Online Merchandiser - Retailer - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92791
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: VIK.61015.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 16, 2013 12:38

Job Description

A well established retailer is looking for a Senior Online Merchandiser to head up the electricals category in their rapidly growing eCommerce team. The main purpose of the role is to drive online sales and delivery of commercial objectives, and this will be delivered through a love for the brand and an in-depth understanding of the product market. This role demands a strong candidate with strong analytical skills as you will be responsible for the day to day trading of the website. You will be working very closely with the Buying and Merchandising functions in order to manage the online range for the electricals category and will be reporting to and working with director level colleagues across all business functions. The Senior Online Merchandiser will be responsible for: * Understanding the brand ambitions and communicating them to the online customer * Daily analysis of sales and performance * The continuous improvement of customer journey for the trading site in conjunction with the UX team * Keeping a close eye on the competition * Management and launch of new brands and products in line with the multi-channel offer * Execution of campaigns, events and promotions both own brand and third party * Increasing the overall conversion rate through effective online merchandising * Management of product availability * Commercial management of the online category including weekly performance reporting, strategic promotional planning and market and competitor analysis The ideal candidate will be: * Educated to a high level * Very experienced in non-food online retailing * Incredibly organised and motivated to hit tough targets * Experience in merchandising / trading a website This is an aspirational company and there will be opportunities for progression across the categories in this instantly recognisable brand. The online function is experiencing significant growth so this role will grow in breadth and depth as the company e-volves! If you are an experienced online trader who is looking for a challenging and rewarding role for a leading retailer, please apply using an up to date CV in Word format. 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.