Director of eCommerce Merchandising

Stance - San Clemente

Posted: August 8th, 2018


Summary of the Stance Director of E-Commerce Merchandising:

Stance is looking for an entrepreneurial merchandising leader to help grow a world class, global e-commerce business.  Reporting to the EVP of Direct to Consumer, this person will be responsible for sales forecasting, demand planning, buying and merchandising related to Stance.com.  This role will also influence Stance’s global presence as more and more global e-commerce sites are launched.  Stance is up to big things in the digital space – come be a part of creating it!

As the Stance Director of E-Commerce Merchandising, you will:

  • Create and maintain an aligned sales forecast and plans in partnership with Finance
  • Be responsible for buying the online assortment of product across multiple categories
  • Establish and review performance metrics, such as sales and margin targets
  • Lead product strategy for Stance.com
  • Influence the line creation/assortment planning process with the Merchandising team and through the company go-to-market process
  • Partner with Marketing team on campaigns, promotions, and featured products
  • Partner with the site production team to prioritize and roll out site functionality that enhances customer experience and drives growth
  • Partner with the UX team on site structure, navigation, and taxonomy
  • Drive product presentation (photography, descriptions), categorization, and sequencing
  • Merchandises the Stance.com subscription offering
  • Influence product and category naming based on SEO opportunities
  • Manage the exit of excess product
  • Lead and mentor a world class e-commerce merchandising team
  • Lead a quarterly business review and deep dive on merchandising metrics and learnings
  • Monitor market trends and competitors’ strategy to drive positive change at Stance

We are looking for someone with the following skills and qualifications:

  • 5 – 7 years of experience in a senior e-commerce merchandising or planning role
  • Experience with sales planning, forecasting, and tracking
  • Experience with demand planning and buying
  • Ability to inspire and lead a high performing team
  • Understands SEO best practices
  • Highly organized
  • Agility and ability to adapt to quickly changing priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with the Commerce Cloud e-commerce platform a plus
  • Experience with Google Analytics a plus
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About Stance

STANCE is dedicated to the spirit of individuality with a design philosophy that believes in expression and function. Expression that creates an emotional visual connection and function that also provides comfort and performance. Building outstanding socks with the best fit and performance characteristics from the highest quality materials is the unspoken priority. The outward facing personality of the brand and our products are the creative and artistic stories that go into every single sock we make.

Unravel the spool of convention and celebrate bold expression with this free-thinking fabric. Send a crystal clear mixed message that’s silently loud and quietly bold. Designed in San Clemente, worn everywhere.