: Senior Retail Merchandising Associate

Wayfairs Retail Merchandising team is responsible for driving the merchandising strategy for Wayfairs first ever brick-and-mortar retail store.Through extensive analysis of onsite and in-store data coupled with our rigorous test and learn agenda, we strive to create a world class merchandising strategy that inspires our customers to come back and shop with us both in-store and online.



What Youll Do

 

  • Help to decide the physical manifestation of the Wayfair Brand through product selection and representation.
  • Create and maintain relationships across our key suppliers spanning the core categories featured in the Retail Store.
  • Source and catalog products for potential inclusion in the retail store.
  • Analyze in-store product performance data and make informed decisions on merchandising best practices across our core categories.
  • Stay abreast of competitor trends and best practices in the brick-and-mortar space to help identify gaps or potential opportunities in our merchandising strategy. 
  • Work cross-functionally with our partners on Creative, Marketing, and Operations to enhance the in-store experience 

 

What Youll Need

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience (preference for experience within the home space and/or a brick & mortar retailer).
  • A strong interest in building a career in retail merchandising and/or buying.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to balance creative thinking with analytical acumen to make decisions and influence cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at once. 
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and mindset; you must be adaptable and comfortable with change. 
  • A great attitude and team centric mentality.
Full-time