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The position: Internet merchandiser for Victoria's Secret Direct
Location: New York City
Job duties: Will develop merchandising stories/themes and major product initiatives that will align with key Internet strategies. Will create and oversee merchandising calendar and special initiatives for online pages. Collaborates with creative teams to develop special concepts, ideas and page layouts. Provides input related to e-mail campaigns and strategies. Will assist with merchandise selections for external advertising and promotional campaigns. Responsible for analyzing business metrics for the purpose of evaluating promotional success and recommending changes. Will work closely with the IT team for the maintenance and development of the database. Responsible for ensuring Web site efficiency, accuracy and creativity.
The company: Part of Limited Brands (Stock Quote: LTD), Victoria's Secret is a national chain of retail stores, catalogs and online sites selling women's clothing and lingerie.
Requirements: Must have bachelor's degree and five years related work experience. Requires a keen understanding of the Victoria's Secret customer and her desired shopping experience. Must have at least two years management experience involving leading and assembling a team. Ideal candidate will have a track record of high-volume business growth. Must have strong analytical and strategic business skills. Will be expected to work long hours when necessary to meet deadlines. Must have strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills. Requires strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Extra perks: There are employee discounts on Victoria's Secret and Limited Brands merchandise. The company also offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and paid time off programs.
Interesting info: The company gets swamped with inquiries from women who want to model in their catalogs and fashion shows, and now includes a disclaimer on their Web site that they only use models from major professional agencies.
Other opportunities: They have lots of openings in their stores for sales clerks, display staff and managers. They also have numerous openings in marketing and design. In addition, the company has many internship opportunities.