Web Merchandiser

Location
New York
Posted
May 09, 2014
Closes
Jun 08, 2014
Contact
Mr. Lesley Walker
Duration
Full Time
Market America, a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing, is seeking an experienced Web Merchandiser for beauty products lines.

Are you a digital merchandising rock star looking for a gig where you can excel? If so, then you have found your home! Today, consumers are more sophisticated and better educated than in any previous generation. They decide what they want and when they want it. At Market America, our challenge is to anticipate what consumers want and be ready with a solution that is so intuitively perfect that the consumer has not even imagined it could exist. Your job? To make sure we know our consumers better than we know ourselves. But you knew that already, didn't you?

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in the establishment and execution of our strategic merchandising and marketing agenda for Company products across all segments, geographies and classifications.
Develop and implement digital promotions of Company products, including via product listings, home page ads, banner ads, landing pages, search term results and email promotions. This includes creating compelling images, text/copy and calls to action as well as understanding competitive and landscape pricing dynamics.
Increase sales and awareness of Company brands and products.
Develop, implement and monitor social media marketing plans.
Recognize user patterns and trends to formulate effective marketing techniques and product placement.
Creates business rules to promote products.
Manage relevant categories to maximize relevance and reflect industry trends.
Remain current on industry trends. Focus on consumer and market-oriented concepts and products and ensure global awareness by challenging yourself to stay close to the target consumer in key markets and our main competitors.
Cross-sell products.
Partner and collaborate with product teams to fully understand products and differentiators, identify line priorities and drive consumer product opportunities. Help to provide a holistic view of the market for your categories.
Develop product strategies to address channels within key markets and align product lines with corporate brand direction and cross-category initiatives.
Ensure that design and production costs are rationalized with market and consumer interests and continuously search for economies that produce the best cost-to-performance ratio.
Available to travel when needed.
Meet all applicable deadlines.
Foster an inspiring and collaborative environment that facilitates innovation, stability and strength.
Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as needed.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in eCommerce, Marketing, Merchandising or related fields of concentration.
Two years’ additional experience in lieu of a BA degree in the above concentrations.
At least two years of relevant experience in merchandising, ecommerce, digital marketing and promotions, consumer research, retail and/or sales in the [health, wellness & nutrition/beauty & cosmetics] industries.
Or combination of equivalent experience, education, and training.

Skills:
Proficient use of MS Office Products, Internet and marketing analytics.
English language reading comprehension, speaking and writing, active listening, critical thinking, complex problem solving, analysis and evaluation, judgment and decision-making and negotiation, and innovation.


Market America offers competitive salary and generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with company match, and an on-site health clinic.

Qualified candidates should apply online. This position is based in Greensboro NC. Options to be based in Miami FL or New York NY also considered.


Market America is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

ABOUT MARKET AMERICA, INC. & SHOP.COM

Market America is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. With more than six million customers and 180,000 Independent Shop Consultants worldwide, the company has generated over $5.3 billion in accumulated retail sales. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, the company was founded in 1992 by President and CEO JR Ridinger and employs nearly 700 people globally with international operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom and Mexico. Through its revolutionary One-to-One Marketing concept, Market America combines the Internet with the power of people creating the ultimate online shopping destination at SHOP.COM. More information is available at MarketAmerica.com (http://www.marketamerica.com).

SHOP.COM is a comparison shopping site designed to meet the shopping needs of the consumer and the business needs of merchants. Leveraging the features of our patented OneCart®, along with extensive partner marketplace integration, a robust Cashback program, and thousands of pages of unique shopping-centric editorial, SHOP.COM helps customers "Shop Smart, Save Big" across thousands of online stores. SHOP.COM also powers ShopCompanion® and The Shopping Vine® (http://theshoppingvine.com), a shopping blog network. For more information, please visit SHOP.COM (http://www.SHOP.com).







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