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Online Merchandiser - Apparel (fixed term contract till April 2020)

Apply now Job no: 502784
Work type: Fixed Term Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Digital / eCommerce

About Kmart

With more than 200 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What we’re looking for?

Due to a recent internal secondment, we currently have an opportunity for an experienced on-line merchandiser to join our online category team driving online presence and sales for Kmart’s Apparel, Accessories and Footwear categories. This role will allow you to become a key contributor to further enhancing the experience we offer our online customers and will be responsible for the following;

  • Manage the end-to-end process and execution of product and landing page content online to drive key metrics
  • Enable customers to discover the online range through effective search engine optimisation (SEO), onsite search, landing pages, product pages, taxonomy, sequencing and showcasing of products
  • Work effectively with stakeholders across merchandise, marketing, photography studios and offshore content team
  • Coordinate the production, upload and maintenance all digital content for specified category: home pages, landing pages, product listings and product details
  • Transform briefs from Category Managers and Merchandise teams into outstanding content plans and deliverables

About You

To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Degree or diploma qualification (preferred but not mandatory) in a marketing, business or communications discipline
  • Prior experience managing online content (those with experience in the apparel category will be considered highly favourable)
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to manage a complex process chain across multiple entities in many countries
  • Ability to work independently to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of online customer experience
  • Strong understanding of online merchandising, including optimising for high rank on Google (SEO) as well as on-site search
  • Shows initiative to solve customer problems and reach higher to deliver sales and customer outcomes beyond expectations
  • Strong continuous improvement skills: can improve processes and make them more efficient
  • Experience with web analytics and cause-and-effect analysis


You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.



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