eCommerce - Website Merchandising Manager
New Growth Initiatives | Mountain View, CA | Full Time
KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids seriously fun and deeply engaging ways to explore, create, and learn. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We also have an online store and additional creative content. We take great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design and in the community of parents and kids we serve.
Role and Responsibilities:
We're looking for an experienced Merchandising Manager to help us optimize our online store www.kiwico.com/store.
Own merchandise storytelling calendar
Drive go-to-market plan for 50+ new products per year including requesting photography, planning site content and depiction in marketing materials
Analyze product performance, optimize depiction and plan collections and groupings
Manage promo calendar and markdown strategy
Inventory forecasting (demand planning)
Provide insights to steer new product development to expand appeal and differentiation of the store
The ideal candidate will be able to balance a strong operational system with a vision for evolving our offering in the future.
Bachelor’s Degree required
Minimum 5 years work experience, ideally in ecommerce / retail
Advanced Excel/modeling skills
Strong relationship-building skills, ability to work cross functionally
Ability to design and evangelise a process
The position is located in Mountain View, CA — currently remote during shelter-in-place order but is expected to transition back on-site in 2021.
If you’re passionate about delivering enriching products and experiences to innovators of all ages, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter telling us why you're interested in KiwiCo and what you think you'd bring to this specific position and our team.
KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.