Merchandising/Marketing Assistant

Merchandising/Marketing Assistant – FREMONT, CA, USA
Position Summary:

A dynamic and growing home furnishings company is seeking a stellar Merchandising/Marketing Assistant. In this position, the candidate’s primary responsibility is supporting the development and execution of merchandising/marketing strategies and business objectives.

Duties, Roles and Responsibilities:
In his/her role of Merchandising/Marketing Assistant, the candidate will include:
  • Work closely with merchants on new product development and new item set up
  • Maintain product catalogs with most updated information on a regular basis
  • Input into the system product pricing based on our promotional calendar
  • Write descriptive copy for items that will effectively communicate the product to the end customer
  • Assist and maintain Editorial content for Buying Guide and Tips/Advice for Ecommerce site
  • Item set ups for email marketing and Home page campaigns
  • Coordinate samples for photo shoots for Home page campaigns and Lifestyle images
  • Maintain images on Ecommerce site’s Lifestyle Image Gallery
  • Price comparison shop on other Ecommerce sites
  • Support the Merchant/Marketing team with data analysis that will drive sales
  • Support Merchant and Marketing team on the execution of corporate projects
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work in both a team environment and individually when necessary
  • Self-motivated – must be able to seek out new projects and tasks, desire to meet and exceed objectives
  • Detail oriented, ability to meet deadlines, adaptable to a rapidly changing environment
  • Retail or wholesale background in home décor or bedding product categories a plus but not required
  • Experience in copy writing is a plus
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred
  • 1-2 years of retail, wholesale or ecommerce experience is preferred