Digital Merchandising Coordinator in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for merchandising the website to help maximize online sales. Plans and executes daily and weekly Merchandise plans in coordination with company promotional schedules and customer demand. Meets daily, weekly and monthly merchandise plans and deadlines as prescribed. Conducts sales analysis and reporting for designated areas of the website. Communicates with merchants, marketing team, publishers and designers on plans for merchandising.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes category plans to achieve sales and margin goals set by department leadership
  • Monitors and optimizes search results, taxonomy and navigation to deliver an optimal user experience.
  • Visually merchandises all vertical, category, sub-category and themed pages by scheduling assets and promotions.
  • Monitors business performance and communicates assortment, promotional and allocation needs
  • Conducts proofing and quality assurance on all pages within responsible departments.
  • Partners with marketing, buying and planning teams to execute business plans
  • Conducts competitive analysis to maintain awareness of consumer trends, technology, innovation, shopping behaviors and best practices.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Marketing, Merchandising or Business or similar program.
  • 2 or more years of experience working in a similar digital environment.
  • Knowledge of Data Entry and Analytics preferred.

Preferred Skills


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with html and css coding a bonus
  • Experience and proven ability to perform in a fast pace environment.
  • Discretion to make decisions over individual tasks.
  • Strong knowledge of books and general pop culture trends.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to clearly and accurately communicate both verbally and in writing.
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