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E-Commerce, Website Merchandising Manager

KiwiCo

Mountain View, California
posted February 22, 2021

KiwiCo is an innovative e-commerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids seriously fun and deeply engaging ways to explore, create and learn. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We also have an online store and additional creative content. We take great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design and in the community of parents and kids we serve.

Role and Responsibilities

We're looking for an experienced merchandising manager to help us optimize our online store, www.kiwico.com/store.

  • Own merchandise storytelling calendar.
  • Drive go-to-market plan for 50-plus new products per year, including requesting photography, planning site content and depiction in marketing materials.
  • Analyze product performance, optimize depiction, and plan collections and groupings.
  • Manage promotional calendar and markdown strategy.
  • Conduct inventory forecasting (demand planning).
  • Provide insights to steer new product development, as well as expand appeal and differentiation of the store.

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be able to balance a strong operational system with a vision for evolving our offering in the future.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum five years work experience, ideally in e-commerce/retail
  • Advanced Excel/modeling skills
  • Strong relationship-building skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to design and evangelize a process