Qurate Retail Group Inc. Seattle , WA 98113
Posted 2 months ago
Our Zulily corporate headquarters is in Seattle, WA, and this position is available for remote work in the following states: WA, OH, NV, PA, TX, FL, NJ, GA, and NC.
A Merchandise Manager (MM) is responsible for driving the merchandising strategies that support the company business initiatives. The MM is responsible for curating the event calendar, approving event financials, and developing overall merchandise strategies that will deliver new and exciting product at an incredible value to our members every day. Our ideal Merchandising Manager is a proven leader with a passion for the retail industry. They will be a self-starter, ambitious in nature, detail-focused and eager to drive the business with strong networking skills. A MM will display strong time management and organizational skills and has the proven ability to negotiate and problem solve various situations.
Who We Are
Zulily's mission is to deliver the best shopping experience for Moms. We believe that delivering a successful business strategy requires building a successful talent strategy and that our long-term growth will directly correlate to our ability to successfully recruit, engage, develop, and retain diverse talent that can invent, optimize, and deliver for our customers.
Responsible to meet/exceed their financial goals by ensuring our vendors are delivering unique quality product, within our shipping timeframe, and fulfilling 100% of the product ordered.
Strategic planning and management
Supports the buyers in strategic growth of vendors, helping to balance/curate their portfolio
Executes on creative merchandising strategy with the team
Coaches the team on brand management, event curation, and building a cohesive assortment that resonates with the zulily customer
Develop seasonal event strategy
Develop and implement best practices, guidelines, and category strategies
Aware of marketplace trends, new business, and competitive landscape
Ability to remain flexible and willing to change strategies as business needs dictate
Collaborate with other category Merch Managers to ensure alignment in processes and strategic planning
What you Bring
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of work and experience
Minimum 3-5 years Senior Manager or Director experience
Proven record of coaching and developing a team
Strong negotiation skills and understanding of merchandising financials and the ability to manage profitability
Proven track record of driving and achieving results through analyzing reports and drawing conclusions/ recommendations
Strong networking skills/ability to form partnerships and create a collaborative environment
Experience in hiring, training and managing a team of 15-20+ people preferred
Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
Travel requirement a minimum of 20%
Remote work is not permitted in NYC at this time
Qurate Retail Group Inc.