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Merchandise Database Analyst - West Elm

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-16134
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time


Merchandise Database Analyst -- West Elm

Who we are:

Born in Brooklyn in 2002, West Elm is a global design company dedicated to transforming people's lives and spaces through creativity, style, and purpose. We create unique, modern and affordable home decor and curate a global selection of local, ethically-sourced and Fair-Trade Certified products, available online and in our 100+ stores worldwide.

Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard-working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.

Core responsibilities:

* Maintain a database of merchandise item master data including creation and updates of records via SQL statements
* Partner with Buyers to define item creation requirements using Microsoft Excel to support database entry
* Function as liaison between Buyers and Merchandise Operations to support item creation across systems
* Ensure integrity of item master data by supporting data cleansing and normalization activities
* Support merchandise hierarchy maintenance activities
* Generate reporting around progress of item creation to provide visibility to cross-functional partners
* Participate in merchandising or cross functional meetings as needed
* Assist business insights and reporting team with ad hoc systems and reporting needs
* Create and maintain documentation of data and reporting process, data structure, and project updates


* Love to work collaboratively in a group, you have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team
* Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details
* Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead
* Think innovation is critical in a business environment and support others in creative thinking
* Naturally challenge yourself and others to grow



* 2+ years relevant systems or database experience
* Time management and communication skills

* Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Suite
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

* College degree preferred


We offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, 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:

* Competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance; tax-free spending accounts; same-sex domestic partner benefits; commuter benefits; and more
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

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: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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