Site Merchandising Associate at Paperless Post | Powderkeg

Paperless Post is seeking a Site Merchandising Associate to support category planning, assortment merchandising, and digital merchandising for our digital invitations products and our new ecommerce platform, which launches Q4 2021. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining performance reports, identifying assortment opportunities through in-depth analysis, and optimizing onsite merchandising of our categories & products. This role reports directly to the Senior Manager of Content Planning and Strategy and will partner closely with the Content Design, Brand, Marketing, Partnerships, and Product teams.

A little bit about us

The Paperless Post Merch Planning & Strategy team plays a meaningful role in identifying revenue opportunities across categories. From developing assortment plans that encourage higher conversion to optimizing onsite merchandising to help users find the perfect invitation, we play an integral role in working cross-functionally with nearly every team in the company.

What you’ll do here

  • Support the development of a data-driven assortment strategy for our digital invitations products and our new ecommerce platform, ensuring that our assortment investments align to market demands and business goals.
  • Manage recurring analysis & reports to guide newness development and optimize performance of the existing assortment.
  • Analyze onsite customer behavior to support the development of our seasonal site calendar and manage updates to the homepage & other key landing pages.
  • Using a variety of data sources, maintain organization-wide reference base of our category performance, our fast-growing customer base, and their design preferences.
  • Partner with the Marketing team to select merchandise for offsite marketing such as emails and social media posts.
  • Support key web production needs, such as product tagging and sku ingestion.
  • Collaborate and liaise with various internal teams to track alignment against quarterly plans and monthly performance across both products.
  • Provide general support for the Merch Planning & Strategy team as new opportunities arise.

**About you **

  • You have 1 to 3 years experience in a web analytics, merch planning, or strategy role.
  • Strong analytical skills to support data-driven decision making.
  • Proven ability to mix art and science to build hypotheses.
  • Experience working in a CMS to manage site updates.
  • Creative self-starter - able to work in an always-changing tech startup environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions and be a team player.
  • Extreme attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • A bias for collaboration, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent Excel skills, Looker experience a plus.

Company-wide we enjoy an amazing ecosystem of an even gender split and a balance of engineers and designers. Because Paperless Post isn’t supported by ad revenue, we can focus our efforts on creating and improving on the ideal version of our platform, product, content, and partnerships for our users.

We are proud that Paperless Post helped over 100 million people connect in the real world since our inception. Our product is global, and we are committed to being a company where everyone belongs. We encourage people from all backgrounds, races, genders, and abilities to apply! Women, people of color, trans/genderqueer individuals, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Site Merchandising Associate
  • Company
    Paperless Post
  • Location
    New York, NY
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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