Merchandiser

The Merchandiser is responsible for product selection, programing, and margin for specific marketing channels. These channels can include email, website, auction, points programs, etc. Each merchandiser is assigned specific channels based on company needs.

This position reports to: Purchasing/Merchandising Manager  

Job Requirements

  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with vendors, working with the buying team to source specific product for specific merchandising channels
  • Facilitate sales pricing, coupons, gifts with purchase and other promotional opportunities within specific marketing channels
  • Work with marketing team and IT to develop new merchandising opportunities
  • Getting to know the customer base and understanding their motivation and sales drivers through working with marketing and analytics departments
  • Review competitors offers and pricing to ensure MAP restrictions are maintained
  • Optimize sales volume and profitability by identifying profitable lines and bestsellers
  • Work and communicate with buyers, vendors, and other departments
  • Responsible for meeting sales and margin goals within assigned channels

Skill Requirements:

  • Office suite – including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Magento and/or Netsuite experience a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work across departments to solve problems

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years merchandising experience preferred. Experience in an FDA-regulated industry a plus.