Site Merchandiser

Concord, CA /
Corporate – Inventory Planning /
Regular, Full-time
VICI is an e-commerce start-up that sells quality, affordable, on-trend clothing for the contemporary woman. Established in 2012, VICI has experienced over 200% growth in the past two years from 50 to over 250 employees. The VICI brand has a strong e-commerce presence and sells 90% of its product online, which is shipped from its corporate warehouse located in Concord, CA.
 
VICI’s brand was created based on trends the founders saw after the 2009 recession. Consumers were becoming cautious about spending, yet women’s desire for affordable fashion remained. What sets VICI apart is an unwavering commitment to customer service and a zeal for social media marketing. Posting 20 new looks each day on Instagram and Facebook, women are consistently inspired to create their own personal style through looks from VICI’s brand.

Summary/Objective:                                             
The Site Merchandiser is responsible for maintaining the front end (i.e. the featured shops and collections) of the VICI Collection website. This position ensures all new products are correctly tagged, are in the correct categories and merchandised in the appropriate collections to ensure a positive and efficient customer/user experience.

Essential Functions:

    • ·       Responsible for set-up and maintenance of the featured shop and collections on the web site; approves all merchandising and daily new arrivals
    • ·       Creates a compelling product experience on the site, to include inspirational merchandise presentation, category navigation, and clear and accurate product details
    • ·       Review revenue analytics to determine what products are driving revenue; determines what new features should be displayed on site
    • ·       Reviews inventory reports and determines what products to pin/unpin
    • ·       Manages vendor relationships and effectively represents the VICI brand externally
    • ·       Responsible for collaborating with Buying team to create new weekly collections and understand the current trends and competitive landscape
    • ·       Support Buying team’s in-season business reaction with changes to categories, style or style/color display, sort orders
    • ·       Partner with Buying team on a weekly basis to understand site strategy, changes, and tactical
    • ·       Responsible for the maintenance of the web/category hierarchy in Shopify, including category and sub-category set up, and order placement within the navigation
    • ·       Produces high-quality work and understands the impact of work on the customer’s site experience
    • ·       Ensure that all products have appropriate imagery and copy ready to post when the product is available for sale
    • ·       Monitor styles that stock on daily basis to ensure proper site display
    • ·       Review website daily to ensure proper functionality of categories & styles
    • ·       May perform other duties as assigned in support of the overall success of the company
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Competencies:

    • ·       Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment delivering high quality results in short period of time
    • ·       Excellent analytical, time management and organization skills; meticulous attention to detail
    • ·       Demonstrates a high degree of personal and professional integrity
    • ·       Ability to prioritize work assignments and shift work efforts based on the needs of the department or business goals
    • ·       Ability to work positively and collaboratively with different groups within the company to advance the company’s stability and growth 
    • ·       Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and work effectively in a team environment
    • ·       Skilled at communicating clearly both verbally and in writing
    • ·       Excellent problem-solving skills; willingness to think out-of-the-box to resolve issues
    • ·       Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Mac and Google products
    • ·       Knowledge of standard applications (Slack, Office365, Chrome, etc.)

Work Environment:

    • ·       Works in an indoor office/home office environment, temperature controlled
    • ·       Sit for long periods, standing and walking intermittently
    • ·       Use office equipment such as computer, mouse, keyboard, printer
    • ·       Occasionally lift or pull up to 20 pounds

Education and Experience:

    • ·       Bachelor’s Degree in related field (or equivalent work experience)
    • ·       3-5 years prior experience in corporate retail merchandising
    • ·       Demonstrated experience with website technology and Shopify required
    • ·       Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently, and communicate verbally and in writing at a professional level
Expected Hours of Work:
·       This is a full-time position expected to work 40 hours per week
·      This position is located onsite at VICI's Corporate office in Concord, CA and is not eligible for remote work.

VICI is committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, and industry. That is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. VICI is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger.