Lead Ecommerce Merchandising Assistant


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Address: 140 East Hinks Lane

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Zip Code: 57104

Location: Sioux Falls Distribution Center and Corporate Offices - 99

Department: Merchandising/Purchasing

Type: Full Time

Expires: October 4, 2021

JOB SUMMARY: 

Grow with our family as a Lead Ecommerce Merchandising Assistant at our Furniture Mart USA Corporate Office in Sioux Falls, SD! Do you have a way with words and a passion for writing effective and meaningful product descriptions? Do you want to pair your love for writing with ecommerce merchandising? We’re looking for a dynamic individual to create and edit content regarding features and benefits of our online products and help manage our online store.

 

  • Full-Time (40 hrs/wk)
  • Play an integral role by ensuring customers have a positive shopping experience with our online stores
  • Add and update the company websites and support ecommerce operations
  • Visit vendor websites to track down product details/essential features to turn information into effective and lengthy product descriptions
  • Be able to effortlessly write grammatically correct sentences but also have an excellent understanding of sentence fluency and the use of descriptive adjectives to highlight the products’ main components
  • Ensure products are assigned under the correct category and subcategory, create bulleted descriptions, write necessary product disclaimers, assign product specification attributes and cross-sell items
  • Track down, edit, and resize product images to meet our websites’ requirements using Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 (May also need to collaborate with the on-site photographer to ensure that specific products have photography available)
  • Spellcheck and proofread all product descriptions and bulleted features to ensure all product information is correct
  • Use our product managing software to research product details and product order dates
  • Publish product to our websites, according to stock numbers and current promotions
  • Update product pricing and monitor promotional assets, as needed, in addition to working with the rest of the Ecommerce team in driving overall site improvements
  • Help oversee ecommerce merchandising assistants, manage their workload, and proof-read / review their work before publishing to the website
  • Other general responsibilities will be assigned as needed

 

 

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

 

  • $ Competitive Wages $
  • Growth Opportunities – With our promote-from-within-first philosophy, our employees can grow with us as they develop their strengths, expand in their roles, and consider other promotional opportunities within the company!
  • Excellent Benefits Package including Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability/Flexible Spending Plan/Profit Sharing 401(k)Plan/Paid Time Off/Employee Assistance Program/Referral Bonus and more!
  • Great Employee & Family Discounts on our beautiful furniture, mattresses, and accessories!
  • Access To Our On-Site Fitness Center

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •  Previous writing experience of some kind is required
  •  Experience with nopCommerce or other ecommerce platforms is preferred
  •  Strong verbal communication skills are needed, while exceptional written communication is essential
  •  Ability to occasionally apply concepts of basic geometry when vendors don’t supply dimensions for specific products
  •  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  •  Ability to understand the concept of a SKU and product organization of an ecommerce website
  •  Strong organization skills and attention to detail required
  •  Excellent computer skills and the ability to learn how to use the backend of our websites and other programs is essential

HOW TO APPLY: 

IN PERSON at Furniture Mart USA Corporate Office - 140 E Hinks Lane, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

ONLINE at furnituremartusa.com/careers 

 

Furniture Mart USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer