The Site Merchandising Executive Development Program is for career-seekers curious about consumer behavior, keen on discovering more and motivated to apply that knowledge in an online environment.
Your responsibilities will range from managing site content and merchandising to coordinating product placement, from monitoring search activity and assessing the ramifications to analyzing sales, conversion and campaign executions.
Our Site Merchandise Executive Development Program is offered at our macys.com offices in San Francisco, CA. Classes start in August.
Professional development begins on day one with a combination of structured, hands-on, and classroom-style learning. During the first phase of the program, you will spend some time with a mentor assigned by your manager to assist in leadership best-practices and help you grow through continuous constructive feedback. You’ll spend the your first few months with your team shadowing and learning. Every two weeks you will meet with your fellow EDP trainees in sharing your experiences and learning leadership and presentation skills from our Learning and Development team. Every quarter, you will attend the Executive Speaker Series where you will hear an executive or team present on the projects they are currently working on. You will continue to learn every day as you work through problems and projects. Supplemental learning courses are always just clicks away via our virtual Talent Center.
In this role, you will analyze reporting to identify areas for immediate optimization such as pricing, inventory, promotions, and visual updates. You will partner with the experimentation team to optimize rules within browse search and by device. Working with merchant team, you will be identifying opportunities to optimize sales from pricing/promotions or in the inventory perspective. You will also partner with Analytics to identify KPI’s by event and socialize findings and recommendations with Merchant and Marketing teams. In your team, you will be tasked to help analyze site traffic and conversion metrics by event to optimize and drive conversion.
First things first, you will need a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university by the time you start with us, and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred in Marketing, Business, Merchandising, or similar majors.
We’ve also determined a few qualities that we seek in candidates. Intellectual curiosity, a positive attitude, and self-motivation are a great start. Beyond that, you should have a sincere passion for engaging with people—and the communication skills to match. We are also looking for leadership experience that includes professional business ethics, assertiveness, and an aptitude for helping others solve problems. Having a good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are key to success in this position. You should have excellent communication skills, be detail oriented, have strong analytical skills and be able to work well independently as well as a contributor in a team. To round out your skillset, you should possess strong business acumen, with the ability to analyze data and be able to understand how to build customer focused designs.
The people are real. The places are real. The photos are real. Making this your perfect opportunity to go behind the scenes and get a genuine glimpse of Macy's Technology inner workings.