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Universal Forest Products, Inc.

ECommerce Merchandiser

Universal Forest Products, Inc. - Grand Rapids, MI

ECommerce Merchandiser

in

Grand Rapids

Michigan

CompanyUniversal Forest Products, IncJob TitleE-Commerce MerchandiserLocation2801 East Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525Open DateNov 28, 2017Area of InterestMarketingGeneral SummaryAs the E-commerce Merchandiser - Marketplaces, it will be your responsibility to drive revenue and profit growth for third-party marketplace storefronts. Key initiatives will include tactical execution, drive growth strategies for third-party marketplace programs and evaluate new opportunities to expand our marketplace efforts. This position will work closely with e-commerce and brand partners to maintain a strong product assortment and ensure a flawless consumer experience from start to finish.Daily tasks include assortment planning, marketplace analysis and optimization, product data and storefront management, data analysis and reporting.Principal Duties / Responsibilities•Work with our plants to grow and optimize product assortments and identify and fill product gaps in third-party marketplaces•Perform detailed maintenance and improvement of marketplace listings (title, description, digital assets, reviews, prices, product specs, customer questions, etc.) to increase product rankings and drive sales•Plan and execute promotional campaigns, including upsell and cross-sell opportunities, to drive consumer awareness, conversion and sales growth•Monitor, analyze and generate sales and business reports for marketplaces, translating findings into insights and actionable growth tactics•Work directly with internal category marketing teams and online marketplace partners to ensure our customer-facing content is accurate and best in class•Partner with customer service and operations teams to monitor storefront reviews and consumer feedback -- ensuring an excellent consumer experience•Proactively research online marketplaces to ensure accurate representation of our products, while continuously looking at ways to improve our efforts and drive sales•Analyze competitive pricing comparisons and recommend adjustments to ensure our pricing strategy drives conversions•Assist with inventory and growth planning to support marketplace sales through comparing past and current sales trends to determine future demand•Light editing (color correction, resizing, etc.) and uploading of product images•Perform other duties as required/assigned by managerQualificationsKnowledge Required•2 years of experience managing online marketplaces (Amazon, Walmart.com, eBay, etc.)•Knowledge of third-party marketplace best practices, strategies and tactics•Bachelor's degree, preferably in Marketing, Business or related field of study•Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage deadlines•Strong analytical and reporting skills•Excellent oral and written communication skills•Strong technical knowledge relevant to typical e-commerce environmentSkills and abilities•Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking.•Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels, customers and the public.•Demonstrated ability to manage several activities or projects at once, organize and prioritize work, and meet deadlines•Demonstrated proficiency in business etiquette, and ability to write legibly and to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.•Strong analytical skills•Demonstrated ability to gather and interpret d

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ECommerce Merchandiser Universal Forest Products, Inc. - Grand Rapids, MI, United States

   

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Since 1955, there’s one thing that Universal Forest Products has consistently done: grow. We’ve grown our brand portfolio. We’ve grown our product lines. But, most importantly, we’ve grown our reputation—based on our commitment to grow brands by delivering the absolute best products and service possible. Not only because it’s what you expect, but also because it’s what we demand.