Senior Web Merchandising Manager, Registry

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Sep 19, 2013
Closes
Oct 19, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
XO Group Inc. the media and technology company behind the brands The Knot, Wedding Channel, The Nest, The Bump and Ijie.com, devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, seeks a Web Merchandising Manager to join our team in our Los Angeles office.

For everyone at XO Group Inc., a collaborative spirit is a must. Our teams are very dedicated and excited about what they do — and we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.

The Merchandising Manager will work closely with a cross-functional team, including business, analytics, product development, tech and design to define the long term vision, strategy and development of a new exciting eCommerce platform. The ideal candidate will have an eye for design, experience with web merchandising, and a passion for home goods. This position will be responsible for creating a curated gift registry catalog experience from multiple retailer product feeds to guide brides through the registry creation process.

Responsibilities

- Develop the overall catalog taxonomy, define necessary tagging attributes, and catalog navigation/UI

- Set up workflow and processes to integrate with partners when building out the content management system

- Develop content that solidifies The Knot brand as a registry authority

- Continuously ideate and execute new and innovative ways to engage users via editorial content/merchandising

- Own product merchandising across the site, including the creation and management of an editorial/merchandising calendar

- Utilize data/analytics to drive decisions related to merchandising, user experience, and content management

Skills / Qualifications

- 3-5 years of web merchandising experience in consumer facing eCommerce company

- Strong knowledge of product merchandising taxonomy and associated best practices

- Experience with eCommerce platforms including third-party catalog integration, a plus

- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail

- Ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks and multi-task in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment

- Photoshop

- MFA degree preferred

XO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.


Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.