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Temporary Assistant Website Merchandiser - Pottery Barn

Date: Nov 14, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-12015
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time


Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Temp to Hire - Assistant Website Merchandise Manager, Pottery Barn Brands

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are 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. 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.

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.


* 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


* BA/BS required.
* Previous experience in merchandising.
* Advanced Excel skills; Quark 6.1 and Adobe knowledge desirable.
* Attention to detail.
* Ability to work in a fast pace, often-changing environment required

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


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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