Digital Category Specialist

Meijer Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 11/14/2023
Description As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community! Meijer Rewards Weekly pay Scheduling flexibility Paid parental leave Paid education assistance care assistance Team member discount Development programs for advancement and career growth Please review the job profile below and apply today! This role collaborates with Merchandising, Marketing, ITS, Store Partners and Vendors to define digital category and product standards, and then ensure content is received, delivered to, and maintained effectively and efficiently across Meijer digital properties. *Hybrid Schedule offered: Monday-Wednesday in-office, Thursday-Friday flexible/remote days.* . What You'll be Doing: Responsible for the overall digital category and product experience/end state in product/content strategy, standards, availability, quantity and quality for assigned categories across all digital channels, which also includes regulatory compliance, category experience and ‘digital shelf’ - taxonomy, way-finding, search, product images, messaging, and attributes. Support enhanced product information, including product reviews, video content, etc. Responsible for the online product recommendations strategy within assigned categories. Collaborate with other key marketing areas to align product and commerce strategy with content strategy, planning and campaigns. Work in collaboration with the media team to optimize content for internal and external SEO/SEM. Lead relationships with vendors and 3rd parties related to e-commerce content and strategy. Work closely with Merch and Retail Operations to evolve online product assortment and availability rules for assigned categories. Work closely with Merchandise Operations to develop and improve processes related to product assortment on-boarding and maintenance. Use required internal tools (CFD/PEF/Tier Management/Search) to approve digital product content setup in the systems (images, messaging, etc), map products to the online taxonomy, optimize search results and category product sorting. Communicate with Vendors and internal teams to identify and resolve item information/image discrepancies. Troubleshoot by collaborating with Vendor, IT and other areas. Identify and communicate any optimizations, including process, technology approach, quality or other. What You Bring with You (Qualifications): Bachelor’s degree required. 2-4 years previous Merchandising, Retail or eCommerce experience preferred. Knowledge of the Retail industry and Web Retailing / eCommerce. Understanding of specific category product lines and core customer purchase behavior, especially related to online/digital. Knowledge of the Retail industry and Web Retailing. Basic understanding of SEO/SEM. Analytical skills, with basic reporting capabilities. Proactive and action oriented. Ability to collaborate with, and present to internal and external partners. Able to learn company systems, processes and tools, and identify opportunities to improve. Detail oriented and organized. Ability to meet production deadlines. Strong communications, interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Understanding of intellectual property rights, compliance and enforcement. We opened our doors more than 85 years ago with the goal of helping people provide for themselves and their family. Today we’re a multi-billion dollar retailer with more than 70,000 employees across six states. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, plus manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and over 240 stores across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin. Meijer is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed to treating all persons with dignity and respect. Meijer's policy is to not discriminate because of any applicant or team member's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, age, physical or mental disability, uniformed service or veteran status, or any other lawfully-protected classification. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of your application, please click here to submit your request. Submissions that are not seeking help to complete the application due to a disability will not be responded to.
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