Assistant Site Merchandising

Rue21, Inc. Warrendale , PA 15086

Posted 4 months ago

Overview

The Digital Retail team is looking for a Site Merchandising Assistant to support the product catalog for rue21.com. The Site Merchandising Assistant controls the set up, ordering, and placement of our ecommerce product assortment. The Site Merchandising Assistant will coordinate all daily activities and processes necessary to maintain and enhance the online catalog, site taxonomy, category pages and product detail pages to drive product conversion.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with asset management to create a compelling product experience on rue21.com to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation, and clear and accurate product details

  • Categorize products properly to support the site navigation along with coordinating merchandise to visually showcase trends

  • Coordinate with the Category Managers for production and release of all product catalog content

  • Use reports to communicate which products on hand at the fulfillment center are unavailable for sale due to missing image, content, category, pricing, and attribution to their assigned content producers

  • Support the Site Merchandising Manager in all site merchandising functions (related products, landing pages, trends, search, reporting, etc.)

  • Complete all other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Business or related field

  • 1-2 years' experience

  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills

  • Strong, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation

  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines

  • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

Competencies

  • Results Orientation: demonstrates the ability to consistently deliver business results by meeting deadlines and achieving goals

  • Communication: effectively conveys information and ideas in concise and meaningful exchanges through written and verbal communication

  • Teamwork/Collaboration: effectively develops relationships and encourages idea-sharing that facilitates the accomplishment of goals

  • Initiative: proactively seeks opportunities to work outside of job scope to assist department or cross-functional team and demonstrates the ability to go beyond what is required to achieve goals

  • Personal Adaptability: demonstrates the ability to embrace change and effectively adjusts to new or altered processes within the business environment

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Assistant Site Merchandising

Rue21, Inc.