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Associate Website Merchandiser - Dec Acc

Date: Nov 26, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-14646
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

Execute the merchandise strategy for the channel product strategy and visual website merchandising strategy for specific product departments and functional areas of website. Execute business strategies and visual merchandise strategies to maximize and drive sales and profit. Identify opportunities and recommend new concepts for the channel to enhance the brand.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Assist in the development of the seasonal plans for the channel.
* Review plans and eCommerce merchandising goals; develops website merchandise strategies to achieve sales and gross margin goals.
* Assist in the communication and execution of the Visual Merchandising strategy within the Website.
* Responsible for the integration and merchandising of key product areas throughout website.
* Work with Inventory management to determine product availability needs and sale and clearance strategies.
* Work closely with Internet creative team to develop image, content, features, promos, and landing pages within website to drive product sales.
* Participate in eCommerce photography and advises designers and stylist on changes with the creative team.
* Review catalog photography to determine additional photography needs for website.
* Participate in weekly site testing in order to ensure correct presentation and product data integrity.
* Analyze sales for both eCommerce and Registry to identify opportunities for the channel. Communicate opportunities and findings to cross channel partners.
* Assist in closely monitoring Registry results and identify and communicate opportunities.
* Analyze site metrics to connect web behavioral profiles to customer, sales, and merchandising data.
* Review weekly, monthly sales reports.
* Work with Website coordinator to ensure that Product is set up accurately (linked to IM301, price, surcharges, delivery, monogramming, requestable swatches, giftwrap flags, etc.).
* Attend key product development meetings.
* Keep abreast of market trends, consumer trends, competition, customer service issues, and eCommerce technology and dynamics.
* Perform and maintain competitive website analysis
* Other projects as assigned

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

* BA/BS required.
* 2-3 years previous eCommerce, retail or catalog experience (catalog experience preferred).
* Strong affinity for the product/concept.
* Visual display or website merchandising experience.
* Able to make timely decisions, anticipate problems and provide creative solutions.
* Well-organized, detail oriented.
* Proven analytical, business planning skills.
* Able to deal ambiguity and a changing environment.
* Strong computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet applications-must have an interest in the linkage from systems to the Web.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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