Full Job Description
Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.
A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.
The site merchandiser creates and curates best-in-class digital assortments and shopping experiences on Skechers eCommerce. The Site Merchandiser is responsible for developing and executing product strategies that maximize sales, margin, and inventory turnover. You will be responsible for driving strategic execution for the buying strategy, buying process, forecasting, product lifecycle management, recap analysis, and storytelling on Skechers eCommerce while adhering to company strategies.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS-
Assort, buy and merchandise the best possible selection of footwear for Skechers.com
Create a compelling and easy shopping experience while driving increased sales
Collaborate with manager and team on site presentation strategy across divisions to ensure categorization, sequencing, and cross selling are optimal and customer facing
Provide analysis for strategy development and sales performances
Use key buying reports that help evaluate business goals and ensure findings are considered in strategy establishment, current sales trends, inventory positions, opportunities, margin and sales goals
Review promotional activity analysis to maximize key learnings
Acquire solid understanding of the “big picture” by analyzing brand/division performance on the site
Steer and implement product mix according to share of business, share of categories, gender mix, etc. from Ecom
Partner with Merchandise Manager to create seasonal product assortments and buy quantities for our US and Canada Ecommerce site for specific divisions of business that roles up to meet the broader department goals
Partner with planning and store counterparts to manage product lifecycle across channels
Collaborate with cross functional partners to ensure product and storytelling are coming to life as expected to drive conversion and exceed customer expectations
Attend pre-season assortment meetings and provide product feedback and forecasts to influence assortment
React quickly to trends by identifying reorder opportunities and utilize selling analysis to determine markdown strategies and in-season inventory management
Continuously flex to learn and create a deeper understanding of the entire direct to consumer business
Ability to handle multiple tasks with ease, set appropriate priorities, and manage time effectively while paying strict attention to detail
Strong integration skills, with the ability to coordinate all aspects of given projects
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present technical information in a non-technical fashion
Ability to identify issues, recommend and implement strategies to resolve problems
Ability to prioritize and execute projects end-to-end
Ability and desire to navigate fast-paced, high-energy environment
Attention to detail and a strong sense of urgency to drive meaningful results
Demonstrate ability to work independently and as an efficient team member
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-
Bachelors degree with minimum 2-3+ years of experience in ecommerce merchandising
Experience analyzing and reporting in ecommerce merchandising performance to maximize sales growth
Highly efficient in Microsoft Office- particularly in Excel.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times. Although travel is infrequent there will be some travel required locally as necessary.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.