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Amer Sports Company E-Commerce Site Merchandiser in Chicago, Illinois

Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete.

We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing product means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that’s why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow and realize their own full potential.

Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.

In response to our growing business needs, we are excited to announce the creation of a new position: Ecommerce Site Merchandiser. This position will manage site merchandising and promotion initiatives on Wilson’s US ecommerce site, including a focus on Wilson Sportswear, a newly formed division of Wilson Sporting Goods. The Site Merchandiser will be pivotal ecommerce player collaborating daily with the merchandising, marketing and the ecommerce teams to delivery category and site objectives.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the product merchandising presentation within the assigned categories and sites to best respond to customer demand and convert visits into profitable sales

  • Collaborate with merchandising, marketing, commercial and creative teams to implement new and seasonal campaigns and drive category KPIs

  • Analyze traffic, sales, conversion, and search data to understand demand patterns; use these insights to adjust category and product presentation and deliver enhanced consumer experience

  • Plan, deploy, evaluate, and optimize site merchandising areas

  • Work with merchandising to execute markdowns and other clearance strategies

  • Lead product introduction and promotion planning strategies for assigned categories

  • Drive site activities to improve key site metrics such as conversion rate, sales per visit, abandon cart rate and checkout abandon rate

  • Collaborate with merchandising planner to ensure product assortment is optimized for in-stock delivery

  • Partner with marketing and analysis teams to evaluate the performance and report on key campaigns and promotions

  • Develop and execute category and landing page strategy

  • Conduct competitive analysis on pricing, assortment, and promotion

  • Analyze search term reports to improve results, conversions and average order size and optimize search rules

This role requires a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or a related field. We are seeking a candidate with 4-6 years of professional work experience and at least two years of previous merchandising experience in a retail or fashion industry.

Other qualifications include:

  • Self-motivated, agile, and capable of handling both tactical and strategic assignments with competing deadlines

  • Strong cross-functional collaborator and innovative problem solver

  • Passion for delivering an exceptional customer experience

  • Experience working with leading ecommerce and CMS platforms, preferably Magento and Drupal

  • Understand how to represent the brand and integrate story telling into site merchandising strategies

  • Ability to interpret and leverage site analytics to drive improvements to KPIs

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office Suite

What We’ll Provide

Located in the vibrant, sports-centric city of Chicago, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. global headquarters sits along the lakefront with first-class access to a burgeoning creative, innovative, energetic and active professional community. We offer an open, collaborative, high tech work environment with best in class amenities and perks, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision

  • Pre-tax transit discounts

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Life insurance

  • Paid maternity/paternity leave

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Volunteering programs

  • Team building outings

  • Discounts on Wilson and Amer Sports products

  • Smart casual dress (yes, jeans every day!)

  • On-site health club

  • Summer hours

  • Company-sponsored sports leagues/teams

  • Fun, active company outings around major sports events

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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