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Digital & Catalogue Merchandising Executive

Job Title: Digital & Catalogue Merchandising Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester, Stockport / Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Reference: 15625190
Job Published: January 02, 2018 00:00

Job Description

Our client is a leading international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. To create, maintain and optimise the product offering in their UK websites and catalogues in order to drive traffic and sales and provide a better customer experience

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Working closely with the Product Management team to create, maintain and optimise product content (e.g. sales copy, product attributes, images) for their UK websites and catalogues brands
*To ensure all products are well structured and easy to purchase for their customers across their UK websites and catalogues
*To use data quality reports to ensure the most accurate product information on their websites and catalogues and maintain an up-to-date product offering
*Manage the data of products using the PCM tool 'Step' and liaise with other users across Europe to ensure correct data consistency and quality
*Work closely with the Design team to create new catalogues and other promotional material to strict deadlines
*Cooperate with the Marcoms and eCommerce teams for promotional activity and in the creation of enriched web content; including web landing pages and blog content
*Work closely with the Digital Marketing team to ensure the best possible SEO of their products and categories online
*Assisting in identifying key search trends and using this information to ensure effective product placement within the site
*Good copywriting ability and be able to write effectively for the web to generate traffic
*Monitor performance through Google Analytics and SEO keyword ranking reports to ensure traffic and revenue targets are met
*Work with the digital team to conduct taxonomy and content audits to identify improvements across the website

COMPETENCIES: KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
*Has experience in data management and able to maintain accurate information and attributes for a high number of products
*The ability to write good, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar as well as editing/proofing skills for both online and offline media
*Good knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and web content management (knowledge of HTML preferred but not essential)
*Good analytical skills to identify performance issues, spot trends to inform their strategy. (preferred but not essential)
*Demonstrates professionalism at all times as well as enthusiasm, initiative and willingness to learn
*Is both target and deadline driven
*Demonstrates a high level of personal organisation skills with the ability to prioritise own workload, while maintaining focus on key objectives
*Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate at all levels, both orally and written
*Can adopt a flexible approach to changing priorities
*Strong understanding and use of Microsoft Office tools



Salary
£18,000 - 20,000

With the growth projection and future plans for this business, this is a fantastic opportunity to not only join the journey but to be nurtured and developed to a point where one day you could be leading the charge. The brand & business are on a clear trajectory and welcome applications from candidates with relevant experience who are looking to lead a brand internationally.

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