Job Details

The Bay | Digital Merchandiser (Manager Level), Young Adult Apparel

Location TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
Category Merchandising
Job Opened October 15th, 2021
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 210006C7
Job Type Full-Time
Remote Yes

job description

Day in the Life:

The Digital Merchandiser is a manager level role that is responsible for the execution of a seasonal strategy that aligns product strategies with financial goals ensuring end to end sales, gross margin and inventory meets KPI's.  They are responsible for creating a seasonal framework by division/category that aligns product strategies with financial goals. 

What You Will Do:

  • Accountable for the development and communication of category product strategies that align with financial goals for the season
  • Meet category sales, GM and inventory goals
  • Develop seasonal hindsight and the strategic opportunities used to go to market
  • Analyze category, choice counts, pricing to influence overall merchandise assortments
  • Manage in-season digital assortment change recommendations of their categories
  • Identify areas of opportunity to make meaningful investment shifts supported by marketing and site execution
  • Create a compelling product experience in partnership with site merchandising to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation and clear and accurate product details
  • Deliver best in class product assortment architecture within area of responsibility
  • Collaborate with business partners to prevent re-work, redundancies and inefficiency

What You Will Need:

  • Post-secondary degree in Business or related field 
  • 3+ years’ experience understanding the category management process and developing action plans to grow sales and profitability 
  • Have a strong working knowledge and passion for digital retail landscape
  • Experience in Buying an asset
  • Ability to speak and present data or insights confidently
  • Strong influencer that can help fuel our digital growth
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Comfort with change
  • Strong aptitude to work within deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge in site analytics tools (Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Power Point) and the ability to quickly learn internal systems, processes and additional software/web-based applications

What You Can Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Associate discount up to 40% including top brands
  • Flexible work environment that allows for work-life balance

About The Bay:

As North America’s oldest startup and Canada’s purpose-driven digital marketplace, The Bay is on a high-growth mission to rewrite the rules of retail to help Canadians live a colourful life. If you believe in the power of our iconic brand and thrive on problem solving at scale, we want you to join our team.

At The Bay, smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, embrace change and are looking to make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We are building a digital-first company and brand for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to reach our potential. We strongly encourage applications from everyone to come and join a winning team that supports diverse thinking and demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision every day.

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HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.