Merchandising Manager

San Jose, California | Freelance | Job ID #49402 |
Posted Earlier this month

Onward Search has an exciting opportunity working as a Merchandising Manager for one of our top eCommerce brands in San Jose, CA on a 6-month extendable contract basis. Apply today to speak with one of our associates!

Job Description:

  • 4-8 yrs. of experience working for an online eCommerce retailer.
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction on all online merchandise activities. Drive the implementation of strategies and tactics that optimize financial performance.
  • Develop assortments that support the needs of the customer and the financial objectives of the division.
  • Maximize sales through appropriate plans by resource, by digital location and through marketing channels.
  • In partnership with the marketing team, develop customer segmentation targets and build performance plans specific to each destination.
  • Collaborate with marketing to ensure that consumer marketing messages and promotional strategies support the financial objectives of the merchandise division.
  • Lead the analysis of market data, industry dynamics, local market intelligence, product trends, customer shopping trends and the competitive landscape to assess growth opportunities and site enhancements.
  • Strengthen relationships with sellers to maximize both profitability and other investments in our business.
  • Collaborate with the planning organization to develop assortment plans that support overall strategy and positioning for key merchandise categories, classifications, items and sellers.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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