Site Merchandising Manager, IGN Store

Operations Los Angeles, California Remote - United States


Description

Position at IGN

Site Merchandising Manager, IGN Store

Remote • San Francisco, CA • Los Angeles, CA

 

The IGN Commerce Team is seeking its first Site Merchandising Manager to join its growing E-Commerce division. This role will report into and work hand-in-hand with the IGN Store Business Operations Manager to manage the IGN Store website and drive optimization projects. We are looking for a merchandising expert who is self-starting, capable of developing and implementing action plans that optimize the shopping experience of the IGN Store site, striking a balance between achieving key KPI metrics and an engaging customer experience.

 

IGN is made up of all kinds of people that share a common love of games, TV, movies, comics, tech, and all things geeky. We strongly encourage people of every race, gender identification, sexual orientation, and background to apply.

 

Requirements and Expectations

 

IGN Store’s Site Merchandising Manager will have broad authority over the https://store.ign.com/ customer experience. KPIs this role is responsible for include customer conversion rate, cart abandonment/recovery rate, and average order value. As the IGN Store’s second full-time employee, entrepreneurial individuals who can independently identify, explore, and overcome obstacles will thrive, as will individuals who enjoy the opportunity to participate in and lead multidisciplinary projects.

 

        Previous experience in site merchandising with a focus on a consumer-focused e-commerce is required.

        Experience with Shopify Plus E-Commerce platform strongly preferred

        Proficient in using analytical tools such as Google Analytics or equivalents to make data driven decisions

        High level of initiative, able to drive forward multiple projects

        Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally with multiple teams

        Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 

Nice-to-Haves

 

        Experience with product photography is a bonus, but is not required

        Personal familiarity with current video games, comic books, and anime

        Copywriting experience

        Basic knowledge of web development/rudimentary HTML

        Experience with on an interest in upper funnel customer acquisition channels and economics

 

Job Duties

 

        Oversee IGN Store day-to-day site maintenance and product categorization to provide an optimal shopping experience that strikes a balance between conversion rates and average order value, as well as exceptional customer experience

        Coordinate with E-Commerce Business Operations Manager to develop ecommerce marketing calendar and determine necessary placements and assets to support major product launches and promotions

        Provide expertise in site merchandising and develop a roadmap of shoppability improvement solutions

        Coordinate with engineers and site developers to drive forward site improvement and functionality projects

        Plan and conduct tests for merchandising optimization

        Assess and report on weekly merchandising performance, analyze consumer insight data and create actionable recommendations

        Provide guidance and direction to creative design

 

Here's the good stuff about us

        Join a successful, new, and growing IGN team.

        IGN is a market leader. We’re one of the most popular websites on the internet, and reach millions of video game, movie and TV fans every day on the web, on YouTube, on TikTok, Instagram and every other social platform.

        We balance “big company” resources with a “small company” emphasis on moving fast and taking risks. This role will always be encouraged to try new things.

        We promote from within and always strive to identify and reward top performers.

        IGN is full of people who like to have fun, create amazing things, and discuss last night’s episode of Hawkeye the next morning. Don’t fall behind.

        Flexible hours and an opportunity to work remote, work in office, or hybrid work.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

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