Associate eCommerce Merchant

Posted 5 years ago

Title: Associate eCommerce Merchant

Department: eCommerce

Location: New York, NY

The DKNY eCommerce team seeks a dynamic merchandiser who is tech savvy and can collaborate with the retail merchandising team as well as the site content, marketing, design, creative and customer service teams to manage the site merchandising for with exposure to other brands. The role will continuously identify ways to enhance the product presentation and customer experience on the site.


  • Manages the site product assortment strategy and site merchandising
  • Determines product categorization & sequencing
  • Manages promotions and price changes on site while monitoring gross margin performance
  • Reports on product selling by item, category and channel
  • Modifies in-season site merchandising strategy based on analytics
  • Provides marketing with merchandise to feature and themes for email and site layouts
  • Work with the Graphic Designer to ensure all products featured in creative have appropriate inventory levels and are merchandised prominently
  • Develops & analyzes product and website reporting; use to optimize site productivity
  • Monitors and reacts to product selling and drives online markdown strategy
  • Works with merchants on quantities and penetration for seasonal buys by style and color
  • Works with planning to manage inventory levels for site & reports on inventory productivity
  • Performs QA testing on all site content; troubleshoot site issues
  • Analyze and report on competition by patterning web sites and email campaigns


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-4 years’ experience in eCommerce, Web Content, or Fashion Merchandising
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
  • An aptitude for fashion merchandising
  • An understanding of database functionality
  • Acute attention to detail and ability to research / problem solve issues
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of excellence
  • Team player with a proactive approach
  • Commitment to meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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