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Online Assistant Merchandiser

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10006611 Location London, United Kingdom Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Aug. 01, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Job Summary:

The purpose of the role is to provide essential support to the Site Merchandising Manager UK/EU and the e-commerce team and to help manage the end-to-end process of product launches, manage the content and maintenance of the e-commerce sites.

The Opportunity & Responsibilities:

  • Produce analysis and actively participate in weekly trading meeting to review trade and plan ahead.  Ensure that trading is at the forefront when planning pages and optimising the websites, taking into account differences in markets

  • Coordinate analysis from Content Square and RBI to produce actionable insights for homepages, landing pages, product listing pages and ‘Jewel’ campaigns

  • Work with Site Merchandising Manager, buying, and planning teams, on bundle and product set strategy, focusing on increasing AOV and revenue. Report on performance and support work on the following quarter’s strategy

  • Complete weekly website reviews and audits to ensure a high level of accuracy, consistency and relevancy across all sites. Produce weekly reports to show what has been actioned, what needs to be actioned and the plan for the coming month

  • With analysis from Content Square, review grid performance and filter performance on popular pages to ensure product placements are maximised across the site

  • Work with the Site Coordinator and digital marketing teams, execute site merchandise strategies, building and updating the taxonomy as the business requires with SEO and Guest experience in mind

  • Work with the brand and image team to help to deliver the creative briefing for site content including site refreshes, homepage, special projects, microsites, A/B tests, sales/promotions, and editorial content

  • Execute site checks across promotions, content, copy and images

  • Ensure products are ready for new film releases; character and specific product launch dates, merchandised within the correct categories, and commercially presented online

  • Coordinate with other departments to gather all necessary data for product to go live and coordinate across the team to ensure all stocked products are online in time and in full availability

  • Work with the Site Merchandising Manager and UX Lead to suggest improvements to the Guest experience by recognising and highlighting improvement opportunities across all aspects of the user journey and experience

The Experience We Require From You:

  • Proven experience as an Assistant Merchandiser, Merchandising Assistant, or Allocator/Distributor within an e-commerce retailer, essential

  • Experience within e-commerce, desirable

  • Understanding of retail merchandising and experience within a retail head office environment, essential

  • Demonstrable experience of successful collaboration across lines of business, building and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders

  • Computer literate in MS office package with advanced Excel skills

  • Excellent analytical, commercial and strategic approaches to problem solving

  • Flexibility for occasional travel may be required

  • Contribution to ad-hoc projects as the business requires

  • Flexible hours may be required to meet business needs

The Perks:

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Private medical insurance & dental care

  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free

  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing

  • Hybrid working is available

  • Excellent parental and guardian leave

  • Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our new disability & neurodiversity focused group - ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Disney Store (UK) Ltd, which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

The Disney Store (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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