Merchandising Associate (Contract/Temp) - Ziff Media Group

Merchandising Austin, Texas New York, New York


Description

Position at Ziff Media Group

Ziff Davis, LLC (www.ziffdavis.com) is a leading global digital media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals. This position will be within the Merchandising Department and will work across various sites with different audiences. 

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

The ideal candidate will have a broad range of skill sets that match the merchandising and content management needs of each unique website. You should have a vast knowledge of brands, retail trends and you can sniff out a great deal when you see one. We are looking for a candidate that has exceptional eye for detail, self-motivation, and competence in decision making. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This role will have responsibilities on Offers.com, RetailMeNot.com, and potentially additional sites
  • Stay up to date with trends, brands, news and popular culture, especially events that affect how and what people are shopping for online.
  • Be a savvy price comparison shopper and scour the internet to find the best prices on products our users are interested in.
  • Write clear, concise, and engaging product copy while maintaining our brand voice.
  • Verify and maintain accuracy of product information and images on trafficked pages.
  • Perform live testing on site for issues such as broken links, incorrect attributes, or spelling errors
  • Complete various data entry tasks on a daily basis.
  • Ability to identify and communicate issues to correct teams.
  • Work in multiple content management systems.
  • Use Excel, Tableau and Google Docs to track, analyze and manage project data.
  • Be the team's Quality Assurance expert, and give reliable feedback. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Ideally, this is a good description of who you are right now:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Merchandising or related field.
  • 1-2 years experience working with high-volume content management where speed and accuracy are essential. Superior grammar and written communication skills are highly desired.
  • Advanced beginner or intermediate experience with Excel and the ability to use a search engine competently to research products and services on the Web.
  • Savvy online shopper with superior brand awareness. 
  • You keep up with the latest trends and seasons.
  • Online merchandising preferred.
  • Proactive communication skills.
  • Highly organized with ability to focus, schedule and prioritize; excellent multitasking ability.
  • Superior critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly proficient at learning new technologies, tools and processes.
  • Complete availability throughout Thanksgiving week and weekend (including Thanksgiving Day), for Black Friday and Cyber Monday support. Cannot stress this enough. 
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