Digital Merchandiser - Intermediate

Infotech Sourcing - San Francisco, CA

Job Title: Digital Merchandiser / Inventory Planner, Digital Channel

Location: San Francisco, CA

Duration: 3+ months with possible conversion or extension

Leading Retail Company


The Digital Merchandiser is responsible for the execution of a comprehensive seasonal framework that aligns product strategies with financial goals, ensuring that end to end sales, gross margin, and inventory strategies hit divisional plans. Responsible for creating a compelling seasonal framework by division that aligns product strategies with financial goals – managing entire assortment from pre-season inventory positioning through in-season markdown at the individual choice level. Accountable for the divisional site merchandising strategies, ensuring alignment with the product, financial and marketing goals.


What you'll do:

• Develop and communicate the management of inventory that supports the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives of a category.

• Develop category pricing recommendations and strategies that align with the financials plans

• Develop seasonal hindsight and the strategic opportunities used to inform pre-line.

• Collaborate and influence cross-functional business partners to achieve category goals, including product development for channel-exclusive product.

• Identify areas of opportunity to make meaningful investment shifts supported by marketing and site execution. • Develop a strategic product vision that delivers against assortment.

• Create a compelling product experience on the site, to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation and clear and accurate product details.

• Deliver on best in class product assortment architecture within area of responsibility.

• Deliver on the site experience vision (interplay across the entire division of sorts experiences, linking strategies, and how they inter-relate to overall marketing experience.

• Drive best in class experiences across both mobile and desktop supported by a deep knowledge of technical features and functionality with an understanding how the site functions (limitations and opportunities)

• Collaborate with business partners to prevent re-work, redundancies, and inefficiency


Who you are

• BA or BS Preferred

• 2-4 years merchandise/inventory planning, retail planning, or equivalent experience

• Experienced Excel user who is comfortable with manipulating data

• Experience with Adobe Omniture is a plus

• Business Acumen/Drives Results; Displays curiosity and takes action to drive results, digging into the business to find opportunities for improvement. Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data.

• Customer Focus; Demonstrates knowledge of the target customer and of product trends

• Strategic Orientation; Understands immediate problems, analyzes data to draw impactful conclusions and actively supports strategies

• Learning Agility: Demonstrates growth mindset. Embraces opportunity to learn

• Talent Builder skills; owns self-development

• Collaboration and Communication; Strong verbal and written communication skills. Identify & proactively engage business partners when issues arise. Actively and positively participates in teams or collaborates for higher performance

Posted On: Monday, August 5, 2019

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