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Merchandising Manager

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Location: London
Salary: up to £55,000 depending on skills and experience
Duration: 11 months

A large technology company based in central London is looking for an Arabic or Dutch speaking Merchandising Manager for an 11 month contract.

Role

As a Merchandising Manager in EMEA, you are a self­-starter who will ramp up quickly to build and maintain the client’s merchandising program on handsets, web and tablets. Based on your digital content retailing experience, you will coordinate and launch effective online features and promotions.

You bring strong retail instincts, sharp analytical abilities, and impeccable oral and written
communication skills. You possess a high degree of comfort and flexibility when working cross­ functionally with product, design, marketing, engineering, and other teams to develop an innovative user experience. You enjoy working both independently and collaboratively to develop new content features and scalable merchandising processes.

You bring a proven ability to prioritise, meet critical deadlines, and take on challenging tasks with
enthusiasm and a problem­ solving mindset.
Responsibilities :

Plan and execute an annual merchandising calendar across all product groups
Coordinate with internal and external partnerships teams to develop and launch effective store content and promotions
Identify and drive co-­promotion or cross­ promotion opportunities with internal and external partners
Work cross­ functionally to define and implement merchandising tools and processes, and site­ wide improvements
Conduct metrics ­based analyses of merchandising campaigns and provide recommendations for enhancing their effectiveness
Support partner and technical teams to troubleshoot customer­ facing issues
Define pricing for campaigns and offers


Key Skills and experience:

BA/BSc required. Advanced degree a plus.

Extensive experience in an editorial/merchandising role for a mobile or online digital content retail business
Deep industry and product knowledge in Games, Music, Movies or Books
Strong editorial and creative skills ­­ ability to craft messaging and work with design and production resources to drive creative execution
Strong analytical skills; ability to analyse research or performance data and apply that analysis to optimise merchandising strategy
Experience working with both external and internal partners on co­-promotion or cross­ promotion strategies and campaigns
Knowledge of and experience with online merchandising best practices.
Ability to advise on strategies and product requirements to enhance platform­ level merchandising capabilities.
High attention to detail,
Ability to maintain several different projects simultaneously,



If you are interested and would like to find out more, please can you get in touch ASAP outlining why you think you’d be suitable for the role, along with a copy of your updated CV and salary expectations no later than Wednesday 4pm.

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