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Zola // wedding registry for the modern couple
 
Montreal    Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
 
   
 
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SUMMARY

We are looking for a smart, driven, & detail-oriented Merchandising Assistant who wants to dive in & learn the nuts & bolts of merchandising. This is an entry level position. This person is responsible for implementing & executing product set up information to launch items on the Zola site. He or she will manage set-up, image uploads, site merchandising changes, & pricing in a timely & accurate fashion to maximize sales & help achieve financial objectives. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in e-commerce as well as a strong desire to gain the technical & practical knowledge required to launch a career in buying. This person will report into a Buyer & work closely with all members of the Merchandising Team, & have exposure to all facets of the company including cross-functional partners in Planning, Operations, Marketing, & more.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage online product content for Zola.com, including product descriptions, copy, & pricing in an accurate & timely manner. 
  • Understand the set up process to recommend & execute on how to group products into appropriate collections, kits, & bundles.
  • Actively communicate with external vendors to pitch partnership & acquire information for set up.
  • Support tracking & coordination for the pipeline of many vendors in various stages of set up, as well as any ad hoc & other organizational tasks to support .
  • Respond, research inquires/issues from external customers relating to customer service questions.
  • May pull reporting for sales & other analyses.
  • Support the merchandising team, performing administrative tasks as necessary.
  • Support the department's visual merchandising on the site.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in Economics, Business, Merchandising or quantitative/analytical major
  • Entry level; 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Proven analytical & project management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to execute tasks with precision & accuracy across multiple demands while maintaining a high level of organization & attention to detail
  • Ability to adjust priorities & manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Results-oriented, with a strong sense of follow through
  • Ability to be proactive in nature; resolves or appropriately escalates issues
  • Ability to develop & maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally & in writing
  • MUST be systems-oriented & proficient in Microsoft Office & Google Suite
  • Excel proficiency; advanced pivot table & vlookup experience a plus
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Interest in startups & new businesses (experience in an early stage company a plus)

REQUIREMENT: Please address your cover letter to Kathleen DeTurris. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

ABOUT ZOLA

We're Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love. We're reinventing the wedding planning & registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples lives even happier. From engagement to wedding & decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools & technology all in the service of love. 

We built our entire platform from the ground-up in 2013, & quickly became the fastest-growing wedding company in the country. Our team has deep experience creating award-winning online & mobile products that are helpful, intuitive, & simply magical.   Were proud to have investor partners including Female Founders Fund, Comcast Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Canvas Ventures, Thrive Capital & Lightspeed Venture Partners, among others. 

We are passionate about supporting all forms of love, & were proud of our thriving community of over 1 million couples. We strive to hire a team that is as beautifully diverse as the couples getting married today, & we encourage individuals from every race, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status, religion & perspective to apply. Zola will always be a place where every employee, couple, wedding guest, wedding vendor, & partner will be respected & accepted & valued. 

Our headquarters are in NYC, & we have offices in Charlottesville & Montreal. Come work with us! 

 
 
 
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