Sales & Event Merchant Assistant - ecommerce

  • Location
    San Jose, California
  • Job type
  • Category
    Retail/Sales - Retail

ADECCO is currently assisting a premier ecommerce client in an immediate opportunity for:

Merchant Assistant and Events Specialist - ecommerce

W2 Contract 12 months
San Jose CA
Pay Rate: $28.50 Per hour


Our global ecommerce client merchandising team is looking for a talented Merchant Assistant to support the Apparel category.

The position supports the divisional merchandise strategy and helps maximize effectiveness by providing assistance to the merchant and site merchandising teams. This is a foundational entry point to build fundamental knowledge of retail commerce and site merchandising. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record for flawless execution and attention to detail. Must be agile, flexible, an innate solution-seeker with an analytical skill set. Should have background in merchandising and possess general knowledge of online retail and retail math. Strong communication and organizational skills will be paramount for this role, as this individual will be responsible for coordination and follow-up on multiple concurrent projects.

This role is unique in that expectations will go beyond general execution and extend into independent decision-making, requiring a blend of creative thought balanced by data-driven analysis.


• Support and assist Associate Merchant to execute end-to-end strategy for on-site merchandising experience
• Execute and Launch Deals/Events
• Tracking and analyzing campaign performance and making recommendations to Associate Merchant for improvement/optimization
• Calendar management and maintenance with consistent follow-up and status updates to ensure all deadlines are met.
• Assist in identifying process inefficiencies and making recommendations for process improvements in a timely manner.
• Generate multiple reports for the merchant team
• Assist in other miscellaneous processes and procedures.
• Integration of the market and the competitive landscape, contributing to new ideas.


• College Degree
• A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
• Strong internal customer focus and attention to detail.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills.
• Aptitude for being organized with flexibility to deliver results in a fast-paced environment
• Work effectively across teams, drive for outcomes and communicate context
• Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines.
• General interest in the business of apparel
• Computer knowledgeable: Excel Experience

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / NO corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please reach out to: or call 631-844-2898.

The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include 401(k)and Insurance Benefit Plans.

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