Senior Online Merchandiser
This opportunity would see you join the Middle East’s leading sports and lifestyle retailer, working with brands such as Nike, Adidas and Puma to name a few. HQ’d in Dubai, they have over 400 stores across the region, a $1b USD annual turnover and ambitious plans to enter new markets across the globe.
We’re looking for a Senior Online Merchandiser to manage the online product assortment, bringing product stories to life and driving the site to its full potential.
Your role will be to achieve sales plans and gross margin targets, profitably growing the business through data-driven decisions, develop and analysing selling reports to understand conversion data and identify trends and business opportunities to inform site merchandise decisions. Ensuring accurate representation and assortment of product, developing guidelines to ensure a great customer experience with respect to site features and brand representation.
You’ll own the visual merchandising across key categories ensuring key products and stories are well-represented and relevantly positioned across markets, inputting into content planning calendar by proposing relevant products and stories based on upcoming deliveries and current market performance, working closely with Analytics to measure performance and adjust accordingly.
Partnering with marketing, you’ll ensure the digital marketing plan align with onsite stories, inputting ideas based on previous performance, reviewing key consumer journeys and using analytics to optimize category structure and filters, creating, maintaining and populating new categories where appropriate
You should have an exceptional analytical acumen; a passion for data and analytics and proven ability to translate numbers to customer-facing initiatives. We’re looking for a true creative marketing mind, someone with a strong understanding of brands, consumers and products to help drive merchandising decisions and editorial content.
Ideally, you’ll have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an e-commerce/online retail environment with a understanding or passion for the sports and fashion online markets.
In return, this position is offering a tax-free salary of up to 18,000 AED per month (this converts to a take home salary of £42,000 p/year – the equivalent of over £59,000 in the UK before taxes, NI, etc.). On top of this salary, you will also receive an annual airline ticket to your home country, private health insurance, paid annual and public holidays, annual performance and end-of-service bonuses. If you’re based overseas, you would also receive a relocation package including flights and hotel stay.
On top of this, and most importantly, an opportunity to work for an ambitious and growing company, one which offers both career growth and development from within the business.