TFG Learnership 2023 – Omni Merchant

Website The Foschini Group - TFG

Job Description:

An exciting position has arisen within the Exact family of brands (Exact & The FIX) for an Omni Merchant. The primary function of this role is to take full administrative responsibility for the content, stock and marketing of the online stores. The responsibility will extend through all systems, uploading and updating product information, uploading promotional banners and managing landing pages on the websites. The incumbent would also ensure that samples are supplied appropriately to the photographic studio, returned, images supplied and activated onto the site as the product – with all accurate pricing, stock, description and promotional information – goes live. The role would support both the marketing and merchandising aspects of the store. Do you have experience in ecommerce or a related field with strong organisational skills? Then this the ideal job for you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the Omni product catalogue ensuring that all relevant product information is accurate and up to date (grouping, naming, descriptions, attributes, images & websites taxonomy)
  • Effectively co-ordinates and executes the roll-out of all relevant campaigns and promotions (including product catalogue updates such as widgets & taxonomy changes as well as customer emails)
  • Assists in identifying content & campaign opportunities to move additional stock, offer promotions or assortments are improved and enhanced for the online customer
  • Maintains high levels of internal service
  • Aligns all online content with the marketing campaign / calendar for the brand to create a great online shopping experience
  • Offers alternate solutions to challenges faced when assisting customer services teams
  • On-going effective communication with all relevant stakeholders
  • Liaises with relevant internal parties to ensure product content requirements and deadlines are met
  • Performs a key role in contributing to the online revenue targets of the brand in such a way that these meets/exceed targets as set each year
  • Ensures the brand image / identity is maintained during all interactions with internal & external customers
  • Continuously seeks ways of improving levels of service
  • Takes responsibility within the department to professionally manage all external customer service queries until the query is resolved and closed to the customer’s satisfaction
  • Provides on-going communication of all upcoming promotions & marketing campaigns to relevant stakeholders
  • Ensures customer service tickets are actively managed and resolved timeously
  • Co-ordinates with stores to ensure seamless fulfilment of online orders, exchanges and refunds.
  • Proposes practical solutions to challenges faced within projects
  • Actively monitors stock levels on the websites and in the fulfilment centres, and works with the relevant teams to ensure that stock allocations are optimised (including IBTs, old & damaged stock)
  • Displays attention to detail and performs regular quality assessments of the websites to ensure it meets its objectives, without errors & omissions
  • Effectively manages and drives projects (either identified by yourself or briefed by the business) from start to finish within allocated deadlines
  • Liaises with the Omni photo studio and relevant merchandise teams to manage the Omni image process effectively so that all required images are received and processed timeously
  • Drives research & recommendations on more innovative ways of operating

Job Requirements:

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to develop a career in omni-channel retail or ecommerce
  • Strong potential for business acumen and merchant thinking
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • 1-2 years working experience in eCommerce retail
  • High degree of numeracy and analytical skills, detailed, systematic and strategic approach to work
  • Computer literacy and some experience of website CMS, POS and planning systems
  • Comfortable with the use of and ability to learn new digital technologies
  • Ability to understand web analytics, tracking and reporting
  • Business degree or related diploma

Job Details:

Company: The Foschini Group – TFG

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Parow, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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