Columbia Sportswear Company Mountain Hardwear e-Commerce Merchandiser in Richmond, California

Mountain Hardwear e-Commerce Merchandiser

United States, California, Richmond

Retail Administration

100004RW Requisition #

Jun 18, 2018 Post Date

The e-Commerce Merchandiser provides merchandising support for the e-Commerce website.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with implementing product strategy and assortment to maximize sales and profitability of a given area.
  • Partner with Merchandise Managers to help ensure execution of seasonal financial plans and merchandise strategies.
  • Participate in defining and refining the online shopping experience, including site architecture, browsing and buying features, product views and details, product descriptions and other key ecommerce elements.
  • Collaborate with Merchandise Managers on online merchandising efforts, such as product categorization, sequencing, cross sells, up sells, outfit configuration and featured products.
  • Assists with the execution of merchandising and marketing strategies that will lead to meeting and exceeding sales and margin goals.
  • Accountable for tracking merchandise division performance and recommend revisions to the Merchandise Managers to the merchandise plan/forecast based on sound analysis.
  • Monitor and update forecasts due to sales trends, merchandise availability and other changes in the business.
  • Actively participates in concept meetings and line reviews.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Merchandising or applicable certification and/or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of professional experience where knowledge base is generally acquired from a college degree or equivalent course experience.
  • Possess knowledge of merchandising, marketing and sales principles
  • Market awareness of external retail trends.
  • Understanding of retail math including intricacies of open to buy, inventory turnover and gross margin preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Established method of personal organization.
  • Working knowledge of Excel including writing formulas.
  • Experience in a wholesale apparel organization is preferred.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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