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Job Description

Requisition Number: SS-10813
Area of Interest: E-Commerce
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


Position Summary

Create and manage seasonal merchandise in corresponding databases, coordinate and facilitate processes and flow of information internally and externally and provide support to several cross-functional teams.


* Compile and input data to maintain seasonal product information databases and for ecommerce launches
* Work closely with creative team to assist in ensuring functional work flows
* Work closely with merchandising and site management teams to ensure correct site layout and cross-site consistency
* Interface with inventory management and merchandising teams to ensure site data integrity and correct product set-up
* Interface with cross-functional partners for timely database uploads, site deployments, and reporting of issues
* Manage UAT/testing timelines and communicate expectations
* Coordinate and participate in weekly site testing in order to ensure correct data integrity
* Adhere to the online shop production schedule/ process for site launches, maintaining the accuracy and smooth execution
* Test functionality to ensure that applications, features, images, etc. are technically performing as designed.
* Document pre-launch and post launch issues, working through a resolution.
* Support promotions and site initiatives through weekly maintenance of existing product assortment (i.e. creating product pages, adding SKUs to product pages, etc)
* Coordinate the archiving of Website seasonal features, functionality, and products
* Support reporting needs (weekly, monthly, seasonally)


* Previous eCommerce experience - merchandising experience STRONGLY preferred -- 1-2 years experience
* Strong computer skills -- advanced excel skills a MUST
* Well-organized, detail --oriented
* Able to make timely decisions anticipate problems and provide creative solutions.
* Must be able to communicate clearly and often to many partners over several teams regarding timeliness of product launches, including any delays
* Action-oriented and full of energy for challenges.
* Able to deal ambiguity and a changing environment.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment of the Company’s business sells its products through five retail store concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells similar products through its seven direct-mail catalogs and through six e-commerce Websites. The Company’s Williams-Sonoma stores offer a selection of culinary and serving equipment, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods and cooking ingredients. The Company has two segments: retail and direct-to-customer. The catalogs reach customers in the United States, while the five retail concepts, as of February 1, 2009, operated 627 stores in 44 states. (Source: 10-K)

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