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Ecommerce for the modern lifestyle

Merchandising Manager

$65k – $85k • No equity
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Are you obsessed with customers and ready to turn Touch of Modern into the preferred online shopping destination for for Men?

With millions of unique monthly mobile app and website visitors and 300+ daily new product selections, Touch of Modern is the premier discovery app for men interested in unique and novel lifestyle products. As our Merchandising Manager, you will be responsible for upholding company product margins, developing and implementing strategies for margin expansion, and managing a small team responsible for price comparisons and price setting. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is passionate about numbers, process and spearheading growth. Position reports to Head of Merchandising.

What you get to do every day:
Evolve and enforce wholesale pricing and margin standards across product categories including apparel, technology and home goods
Work directly with sales management and sales reps to drive margin improvement initiatives and educate on product category wholesale expectations
Manage the Merchandising Operations team as they perform cost comparisons and set member prices while adhering to company margin targets
Perform final checks on all event pricing and margins prior to launch
Streamline workflow processes, eliminating inefficiencies and contributing to positive, realistic solutions
Partner with Business Intelligence to develop, execute and report on pricing experiments
Evaluate system integration with third party web crawling software
Partner with departments including Finance, Transportation and Customer Support to understand and build strategies to offset areas of profit margin leakage including high shipping rates, damages, and other
Scrupulously track product and profit margins, identifying and reporting on fluctuations, and working cross-functionally to offset any negative trends

What you bring to the role:
Bachelor's Degree or 4-5 years relevant experience required
4+ years in a retail or ecommerce operations role
2+ years management experience
Strong retail and mental math skills
Advanced excel skills and formula knowledge ex. IF/AND, VLOOKUP, Data Validation, Index-Matching, Conditional Formatting etc
Strong industry knowledge of product cost structures across categories including technology, home and fashion
SQL experience preferred
Detail-oriented and highly organized
Analytical mindset and data-driven
Flexibility to support shifting goals
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Problem solver who is comfortable tackling inefficiencies head on, cross-departmentally
Team oriented and strong leadership skills
Training experience
Experience effectively making multiple time sensitive/on the spot decisions on a daily basis
Ability to deal with high-stress situations constructively

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