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SKU Database Manager - Pottery Barn

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-15719
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

We are hiring for a SKU Database Manager for Pottery Barn!

About the Role

Manage and create seasonal merchandise database for both Pottery Barn Upholstery products. Coordinate and facilitate processes and flow of information internally and externally. Provide support to Merchandising team and cross-functional partners (Inventory, Sourcing, Ecomm, etc.).

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

* Compile and input data to maintain seasonal product information database.
* Work closely with Merchandising team to assist in creation and maintenance of upholstery SKU product databases.
* Work closely with Manager/Sourcing/Merch Operations to ensure timely delivery and/or changes to delivery of SKU set-up information.
* Work closely with Inventory to ensure correct pricing for SKU set-up and costing for active POs.
* Work closely with Ecommerce to facilitate timely launch of SKUs.
* Create and maintain change forms to ensure database consistency working closely with Merchandising team.
* Interface with managers, project management and e-technology team for timely database uploads, site deployments, and reporting of issues.
* Investigate and respond to issues related to SKU set-up/accuracy/pricing.
* Compile data for analysis into reports working closely with Manager/Merchandising team.
* Coordinate and participate in weekly team meetings in order to ensure accurate information on SKU availability.
* Coordinate the archiving of Upholstery seasonal features, functionality, and products
* 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!


We're excited about you because you have...

* 2-4 years of Management Experience
* Experience managing 1-2 associates
* A minimum of 1 year in Corporate Retail
* Strong computer skills, including advanced Excel skills, and word processing applications. Must have an interest in data organization, data flow processes, building reports, and data analysis. Experience with Access database/SQL Server a plus.
* Well-organized and detail -oriented.
* Able to make timely decisions anticipate problems and provide creative solutions.
* Retail experience and basic business knowledge are helpful.
* Action-oriented and full of energy for challenges.
* Able to deal with ambiguity and a changing environment.

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.


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.


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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