• Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4843

Carex’s partner is looking for a Merchandising Leader.  By collaborating with executive leaders, product managers, and marketing subject matter experts you will create category-specific engagements, landing pages, product recommendations, and solution-oriented experiences. You will leverage your merchandising expertise to enhance customer engagement and drive revenue.

Essential Duties:
Merchandising Strategy

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, design, and product management to develop and execute merchandising strategies (digital and print) aligned with the company business goals
  • 70% Strategy Development/ 30% Execution
  • Curate and manage the presentation of products across all channels (digital and print), ensuring optimal placement, storytelling, visual appeal, and user-friendliness
  • Utilize analytics and sales data to monitor product performance, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement in sales, conversion rates, AOV, items per order, and customer engagement
  • Monitor industry trends, competitor activities, and emerging technologies to propose innovative ideas for enhancing the customer shopping experience

E-Commerce Customer Experience

  • Manage product detail page development and content strategies (images, video, copy, style/SKU management) based on product sell-through and other factors
  • Identify, prioritize, and oversee the implementation of e-commerce projects that support merchandising strategies, including project definition, scope, deliverables, timelines, Q/A testing, and post-implementation monitoring in partnership with the E-commerce Director
  • Manage product categorization as it relates to onsite search rankings and relevancy, sorting and filtering, and SEO content optimization to enable efficient and accurate product discovery for customers
  • Translate new items and collections — focusing on proprietary products — to online experiences, ensuring a cohesive customer experience from homepage to the shopping cart

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Contribute and support the development of customer journeys, the e-commerce roadmap, and conversion rate optimization
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to enhance the customer experience through creating efficiencies and continuous improvement

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of experience leading merchandising, e-commerce,  and digital marketing strategies


  • Expertise in data analysis and the ability to draw actionable insights from web metrics
  • Proficiencies with SEO principles and their application in enhancing online visibility
  • Creative mindset with an eye for design, layout, and visual storytelling
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Proven experience in creating and presenting strategies to influence executive leadership
  • Capable of working collaboratively in a cross-functional team
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Additional Skills / Abilities / Traits:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a passion for digital merchandising, a positive attitude, be highly collaborative, adaptable, and show a willingness to take initiative

Physical Requirements:

  • Hybrid or remote work available
  • No travel required

Carex Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


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