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Senior Merchandising Analyst

Rugs USA

Rugs USA

IT, Sales & Business Development
East Windsor, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

About Rugs USA:

For more than twenty years, Rugs USA has helped our customers turn their house into a home, offering a stunning array of rug styles, materials, and sizes to suit every design need and budget.

Whether you’re replacing one runner or redecorating an entire house, we take pride in helping you realize your vision. With over 8 million rugs sold to more than one million homes, we are experienced in making your online journey seamless: from selecting a rug style and size, to ordering and delivery, to education and support for how to care for your rug. We are able to keep our prices low and quality high by maintaining close relationships with the designers, artisans, and factories who make our goods.

Our customers inspire us. By helping you find the right rug at the right price and offering outstanding customer service, we cherish making life more beautiful for yourself and your family.

Job Summary:

Rugs USA is seeking a Sr. Merchandising Analyst to execute reporting and provide assortment insights. This person will play a critical role in deriving business operations and purchasing decisions. Reporting to the Director of Merchandising, the Sr. Merchandise Analyst will be responsible for maintaining our assortment model, managing product lifecycles, and providing ongoing analysis. This role will be remote working on Eastern Standard Time.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish a deep understanding of Rugs USA’s assortment offering (category, classification, and collection performance), while utilizing site, returns, and pricing metrics to clearly identify opportunities and articulate merchandise strategies
  • Perform weekly reporting and ad hoc analysis to construct actionable takeaways and influence decisions for the Merchandising team
  • Develop and maintain reports and presentations that speak to assortment KPIs
  • Support communication efforts with internal cross-functional teams to address key initiatives, across inventory and assortment plans, discontinuations, and go-to-market strategies
  • Maintain bottoms-up category budgets in adherence with organizational financial targets; provide forecasting input as assigned
  • Research marketplace and competitor trends to aid in new product development decisions ensuring the product approach remains competitive and aligned with company objectives
  • Work closely with D2C and B2B teams on materializing product recommendations to inform marketing placement and execution plans

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in Planning or Merchandise Analytics, preferably within the eCommerce and Home Furnishings industry
  • Proficiency with advance Excel functions and manipulating large datasets to create high-level KPI tables and charts
  • Experience creating buy forecasts and the ability to explain methodology to key stakeholders
  • Experience working with Qlik, SQL, GA4, is a plus!
  • Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks
  • Exhibits strong work ethic, team-first attitude, and customer-guided mindset

Your Life and Career at Rugs USA:

  • A fully remote culture that promotes a healthy work/life balance
  • Benefits package offered to all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401(k)
  • Exposure to career advancement opportunities across all departments
  • Monthly wellness stipend, and more!

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $85,000-$100,000 + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the likely salary opportunity for a new hire in this position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.