Assistant Digital Merchandiser

Columbus, OH, USA
Posted 8 days ago
Full time

Job description


The Assistant Merchant Role at Bath & Body Works International supports the development and management of category strategies to grow their businesses on a consistent, profitable basis for Bath & Body Works franchised websites. The Assistant Merchant aids in the creation of these strategies and tactics connecting the knowledge of the international customer, franchise model and store operations.


- Works with Manager to develop clear strategies and tactics to drive volume, customer engagement, and profit for respective categories on the global Bath & Body Works websites and emails

- Engages with international partners to uncover global needs while maintaining a consistent brand presentation across our global websites

- Manages the digital production calendar, coordinating and adapting deadlines, deliverables and priorities as needs arise

- Works together with Manager, Marketing, Creative and Merchandising to develop seasonal plans for site and email that utilize historical performance and current business data

- Identifies traffic driving opportunities and in-season optimization

- Actively reviews and provides feedback to partners on site optimization opportunities and user experience

- Partners with product merchandising on the development of seasonal digital floor-sets delivering upon brand, category, and customer priorities all while providing a frictionless shopping experience

- Responsible for the execution of launch plans and set-up for product category including, but not limited line list management, digital creative requests, and promotion execution

- Owns validation of product content and distribution to partners

- Coordinates partner creative reviews and aligns design and marketing with partner objectives

- Active curiosity to move processes and workflows forward - drive efficiencies and speed to eliminate redundancies and enhance agility

- Understand the localization needs by partner/region to identify opportunities



- 2-3 years of merchandising experience; eCommerce and/or buying experience preferred

- Strong understanding of vertically integrated retail, business acumen and retail math skills

- Flexibility and agility in managing complex deliverables in a fast-paced retail environment

- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and influence cross-functional partners

- Strong communication and presentation skills (written & verbal)

- Flexible to work during off-business hours to support an international business

- Systems and computer proficiency (MS Office-Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not make employment decisions based on an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other legally protected status, and we comply with all laws concerning non-discriminatory employment practices. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for associates and job applicants with disabilities. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

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