Free Country

Ecommerce Merchandise Manager

Free Country, an active lifestyle apparel clothing brand specializing in outerwear, active wear and swim, is seeking a Ecommerce Merchandise Manager.

The Merchandise Manager is responsible for creating seasonal line assortments to drive the financial performance of Free Country’s website, Amazon and Target’s DTC businesses.

Responsibilities:
  • Ecommerce financial performance through department target setting

  • Assortment strategy creation, site organization, customer site experience, and daily adjustments based on site analytics.

  • Manage site visual merchandising team accountable for: sample tracking, product uploading, category page creation seasonal collection pages, photo shoot support, pricing consistency & accuracy, and reporting.

  • Partner with Planning on divisional and department level planning to drive growth

  • Hindsight business performance and customer trends to create seasonal merchandise strategies

  • Create assortment line plans including Ecom Exclusive styles to support growth plan

  • Maintain in depth understanding of store assortment strategy through grow/maintain/decline categories, pricing architecture, and big ideas

  • Collaborate with wholesale team on product assortment

  • Leverage site analytics to drive customer engagement, traffic, and conversion through product orientation, landing pages, promotion, and navigation features

  • Support site marketing with A-E spot stories and product roadmap strategies at weekly and monthly level

  • Drive weekly email strategy and curate product selection

  • Create processes and systems within the department that enhance efficiency and optimize the talent of the team

  • Proactively seek out new opportunities to grow the business and further personal and professional development

  • Maintain a keen awareness of the target customer through market data and competitive shopping analysis

 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5 years ecommerce experience and at least 5 years of merchandising or buying experience

  • Experience in building product assortment strategies

  • Financial acumen in both site KPI metrics and retail math

  • Team management experience and developing talent

  • Ability to work collaboratively

  • Strong communication skills

  • Entrepreneurial curiosity and spirit

  • Works well in collaboration and sharing and is approachable by all levels of the organization

     

    We offer medical, dental, life insurance and 401k benefits. For immediate consideration, email your resume to hr@freecountry.com

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