Merchandising Manager

Kirkland, WA
Job Terms:
up to $26.40/hour
posted by:
Annie Lucia

Job Description:

In this assignment for Aquent's client, you will coordinate and launch effective online features and promotions. You bring experience in merchandising for an online commerce business, strong marketing instincts, sharp analytical abilities, impeccable oral and written communication skills, and a fanatical devotion to user experience. You have a deep understanding of digital content ecosystems. You possess a high degree of comfort and flexibility when working cross-functionally with product, design, marketing and engineering teams to develop an innovative user experience. You enjoy working both independently and collaboratively to develop new features and scalable merchandising processes. You bring a proven ability to prioritize, meet critical deadlines, and take on challenging tasks with enthusiasm and a problem-solving mindset. 

Top Daily Responsibilities:
1. Manage online Store’s featured extensions & themes program
2. Coordinate and launch effective online features and promotions
3. Evaluate and review new submissions

Required skills:
- Minimum 1-3 years experience in a merchandising role for an online commerce or content business
- BS/BA or equivalent work experience
- Strong communication skills and collaborative working approach
- Experience in tech industry and analytical skills are necessary
- Knowledge of and experience with online merchandising best practices; ability to advise on strategies and product requirements to enhance platform-level merchandising capabilities
- Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze research or performance data and apply that analysis to optimize marketing & business strategy
- Knowledge of and/or experience with browser extensions
- Experience working with partners to develop co-promotion strategies and campaigns

Nice to Haves:
- Project Management Skills
- Experience with cross functional work (handling work across departments)
- Ability to coordinate broad projects                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)





***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***