Head of Merchandising

Position Overview:

Namaste Technologies is looking for a Head of Merchandising with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a fervent desire to learn to help us build a world-class health & wellness company.

Reporting to the Director of Ecommerce,  the Head of Merchandising will be responsible for managing a team of merchandising and assortment experts tasked with creating a robust and profitable assortment strategy, optimizing on-site product search and discovery, and identifying and managing opportunities for category expansion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full product strategy and execution, ensuring a robust, data-driven assortment plan
  • Develop pricing strategies to manage costing and optimize margin.
  • Develop/Drive Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to clearly categorize product performance, define optimal breadth and depth of assortment, lifecycle planning, and our Tip of Spear products.
  • Measure and optimize search and discovery across our properties, ensuring the right product is showing up in the right place, at the right time.
  • Highlight key product clusters to guide team in developing content rich experiences highlighting selling features and benefits.
  • Partner tightly with the marketing team to showcase Tip of Spear products through our various channels.
  • Work closely with the Purchasing Team highlighting opportunities for additions to the assortment and new category expansion.
  • Prepare and hold business reviews with stakeholders to review assortment performance, category findings, search and discovery performance, and future opportunities to optimize revenue performance.

Qualifications:

The candidate should be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, highly team-oriented, inquisitive, enjoy problem solving and focused on driving towards results.

  • 5+ years of in-depth multi-category assortment management in an ecommerce business
  • 5+ years of ecommerce merchandising experience with large assortments (+10,000 SKUs) across multiple brands and geographies
  • 3+ years experience leading and growing high-functioning teams
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in Google Analytics and data visualization
  • Marketplace experience preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Passionate self-starter

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Namaste Technologies leaders:

  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Entrepreneurial problem solver with strong troubleshooting skills
  • Vocally self-aware and curious
  • Results oriented
  • Hires great people. Develops great people
  • Ability to effectively manage time, multi-task, and prioritize projects to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and written
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • You love learning, and it’s one of the things you do to make yourself better every single day

To apply for this job please visit careers.namastetechnologies.com.

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