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Visual Merchandiser

Job Function:
Ecommerce
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

WHAT WE NEED

  • Reporting to the Senior eCommerce Visual Merchandiser the VM will combine a data-driven approach with a visual strategy to ensure that presentation of the online assortment, including product information, category information and website merchandising is maximised to drive online conversions.
  • Working with the Senior eCommerce Visual Merchandiser to ensure the upload and VM process is smooth – working to overcome any potential blockers and continually striving to improve the process.
  • The VM will work closely with Product, Buying, Merchandising, Creative and Content teams.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Oversee all products to website ensuring, in conjunction with the Product team that all product assets are complete.
  • Understand and utilise 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.
  • Work alongside the VM team to merchandise all products to maximise sales and site aesthetics, within brand guidelines.
  • Full site audits, ensuring all current stock is displayed online correctly.
  • Work with the Creative team and VMs to ensure all options are online on time and that styling, and retouching is correct and to guidelines.
  • Work with Merchandisers on new product launches and sale/promotion events as well as any issues on current stock.
  • Review onsite search behaviour to gain an understanding of keyword queries and manipulate the products within the search pages to drive conversion.
  • Actively monitor product sorting within categories and on the search results page.
  • Drive changes to online category strategy based on customer and competitive insights, brand strategy and e-commerce goals and initiatives.
  • Providing the Senior eCommerce Visual Merchandiser with support in larger business projects.
  • Assist in establishing strategies, identify opportunities, seeking out efficiencies and delivering the team objectives.

 

WHAT YOU’VE GOT

  • 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
  • Understanding of merchandising reports and good use of these to achieve KPIs that deliver success
  • Organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, often while working independently
  • Energy to get results in a fast paced, dynamic business
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Fred Hopper & Google Analytics would be preferred

 

 

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.