Associate Site Merchant

at Walmart in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Position Summary…

What you’ll do…

Location: Onsite, Bentonville, AR

Want to help lead the way in redefining how we shop online? Associate Site Merchant for Walmart eCommerce is a critical team member in shaping the creative vision and strategy for our customers’ site experience for the department. This person will support the execution of roles and responsibilities across the category site merchandising team. You will be leveraging the assortment strategy, competitive insights and market share opportunities and translating them into a frictionless, inspiring and easy to shop experiences through: navigation, taxonomy, search (internal and external) and browse. You’ll drive impact through developing and executing the fundamentals of site operations

across our site catalog to drive awareness and conversion for our eCommerce business.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

+ You understand how customers shop online and design shopping experiences that drive customer engagement, trust and purchases

+ You’re a thought leader who can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals , enabling you to earn trust at all levels.

+ You use both sides of the brain and can combine data, customer insights and creative intuition to optimize content, deliver on business goals and create a best-in-class customer shopping experience.

+ You have an incredible focus on operational excellence and getting the fundamentals right and can identify opportunities for efficiency and improvement.

+ You believe in and prioritize the collective success of the team and are quick to jump in, help, take initiative, and coach your fellow team members.

You’ll make an impact by:

+ Leading the site strategy for your area- You’ll drive the path to purchase strategy for a specific Hardlines categories, using trends and customer insights to shape the customer purchase journey.

+ Telling a story through our site - You’ll identify key customer insights and help define your category’s customer experience.

+ Leveraging data to optimize the site strategy- You’ll leverage data, reporting and analytical insights to set goals, measure success and continually refine our site.

+ Becoming an invaluable strategic partner to cross-functional partners - You’ll partner with various internal teams to improve processes, identify opportunities, partner on new assortment concepts, and create site infrastructure to better the customer experience .

+ Executing on key merchandising initiatives – You’ll implement omni-channel merchandising processes, help scale efficiency and best-in-class workflows and timelines, embedding operational excellence into everything you do and work collaboratively across divisions and departments.

Minimum Qualification:

+ Bachelor degree in business or related field or equivalent experience in Business or related field

Preferred Qualification:

+ 2-4 years related experience in Buying, Site Merchandising, Category Management or Creative, Editorial, or Content Marketing or related field.

+ Bachelors Degree in Business or related field

+ 2+ years of experience in consumer-focused eCommerce environment

+ Strong customer obsession focused on building the right site experience for our customer

+ Creative and analytical – can comfortably leverage data to inform creative strategy.

+ Ability to set clear team objectives and performance measures

+ Ability to select and develop a team of future leaders

+ Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team and willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary job description when necessary

+ Assertive, adaptable and demonstrates initiative in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you’ll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

res and online. Obtains missing, item-related information from suppliers and/or distributors to ensure items are correctly set up. Supports activity planning, store trainings, and store communications.

Shopper/Customer Experience: Owns the execution of customer communication and education programs in stores. Collaborates with the modular team. Owns search queries for an assigned category. Ensures the quality and accuracy of product page content. Follows taxonomy guidelines. Collaborates with Site Merchandising for running campaigns on the home page as planned. Implements rules to filter what appears in search results for shared search terms as needed.

Omni Channel Customer Focus: Understands customer behavior across channels, or within relevant channels (for example demand trends, buying behaviors, consumption patterns around units). Guides suppliers and vendors in the development of customer-focused processes and products.

Budgeting & Forecasting: Supports category finances by tracking performance against organizational financial targets. Creates sales reports that analyze sub-category performance against overall business results as needed. Supports forecasting as assigned. Provides input on budgeting at the sub-category level or below. Coordinates with planners/business analysts to determine the financial plan and inventory purchase amounts.

Features and Promos: Develops and executes approved proposals for features across stores and online channels. Implements themes for monthly category features. Supports decisions on recommended modular strategy.

Data and Digital Acumen: Leverages data analysis tools to explore simple data, performs basic statistical analysis, derives insights, and creates basic reports. Uses visualization tools to represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions. Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within scope of work.

Item Setup & Maintenance: Supports decisions on item configuration to be made primary for ordering for eCommerce. Supports decisions on item cross referencing as needed and makes recommendations. Supports the sample management process for imagery for category. Supports the sample management process for imagery. Supports item setup for stores.

Pricing: Supports COOPs agreements and management as needed. Makes recommendations on base price or adjusted price for non-defensive, replenishable items as needed.

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Job Posting: JC260908965

Posted On: Jun 06, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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