Merchandising Manager - US Remote

Date:  May 16, 2023


Company:  Vista

Who We Are:

At Vista Corporate Solutions (VCS), we are passionate about empowering our partners, who are unique within Vista. They are large businesses with 10+ employees who are spread across multiple locations. They require a streamlined solution for their print marketing and promo needs - which they spend thousands of dollars on each year. They often buy in bulk quantities and value corporate pricing that works within their budget. The Vista Corporate Solutions business offers a fast-paced, high-growth, entrepreneurial work environment where you will be at the center of innovation of Cimpress, a $2B corporation.


We seek a merchandising manager to support our team in defining our merchandising strategy and developing our vision for the VCS product experience. The ideal candidate has a sharp merchandising mind and is looking for an opportunity that involves heavy collaboration between the entire Vista organization.


What You Will Do:

  • Develop and maintain a product positioning perspective (based on customer and competitive insights) that informs VCS' merchandising strategy. 
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing, physical product teams, pricing, product and engineering, sales, and customer support to deliver global catalog and customer experience improvements. 
  • Define and implement cross-sell and upsell strategies that increase the share of wallet.
  • Iterate with the VCS product team to define long-term customer experience on our branded storefronts and plan for its execution. 
  • Project manage the product lifecycles, from planning and forecasting to inventory management and product discontinuation, to guide the project's success.
  • Identifies opportunities to optimize and maximize product performance, including analyzing sales data, assortment gaps, and market trends to make quick, practical recommendations.
  • Reports on product initiatives performance (e.g., A/B testing on product page experience, retros on new product launches), and provide content for leadership business reviews.
  • Coach others in the merchandising team to think strategically about the product experience, merchandising processes, and reporting.
  • Using effective leadership skills, you will help maintain a positive work environment and encourage teams to support efforts to achieve common goals.


Your Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years experience in a merchandising strategy role at a global organization.
  • Deep analytical mindset and problem-solving acumen.
  • Expert in Excel and data visualization tools like Looker, Google Analytics, or Adobe.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills with a track record of influencing others and aligning cross-functional teams to achieve a common goal.
  • The ability to adapt to a face-paced, rapidly changing environment and excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience leading merchandising strategies across multiple customer segments or channels.
  • Outstanding communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to identify trends and make recommendations based on data


Nice to Have:

  • Experience in the marketing industry, the print or promotional products industry, or large e-commerce businesses.


Why You'll Love Working Here:

There is a lot to love about working at Vista. We are an award-winning Remote-First company. We’re an inclusive community. We’re growing (which means you can too). And to help orient us all in the same direction, we have our Vista Behaviors which exemplify the behavioral attributes that make us a culturally strong and high-performing team.


About Us:

Vista is the design and marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world. For over 20 years we’ve been inspired by small businesses, and we work incessantly to deliver solutions to their evolving needs. VistaCreate, 99designs by Vista and VistaPrint, all under the parent brand Vista, represent a full-service design, digital and print solution, elevating small businesses’ presence in physical and digital spaces and powering them to achieve success. Vista is focused on making great marketing and design accessible to every small business owner, allowing them to create a cohesive brand image for use in-store, online, and on the go.


Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:

Vista exists to help our customers live their dreams. Each dream is unique – and the Vista team needs to be as well. We believe in the unique contributions of everyone within a diverse global organization. We are collaborative, inclusive, and innovative. We strive to role model and live an inclusive culture of fairness, respect and belonging for all. And we work together to empower each other, creating a space in which each of us can spark our next great idea.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vista, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law require.


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