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Marketplace Specialist

Location: Midwest

Are you innovative, consumer-centric and want to make a difference?  

Work for a direct to consumer company with a half of century of experience. They offer a business casual environment and a flexible work schedule. You will become part of a collaborative close knit group were you will gain visibility in this newly created role.

If you have marketplace (Amazon, eBay, Walmart) experience, understand how to craft marketing materials for the above marketplaces and have experience drive the correct product mix to maximize sales we need to talk. 


The purpose of this role is to assist in online sales on marketplace sites such as Amazon, eBay, Walmart and more. This includes inventory management, pricing and promotional activities, online merchandising, content curation, and monitoring the company and competitor performance on online retail sites. The ideal candidate can process product specifications and translate them into formats that meet the expectations of marketplace sites and their customers.

Job Description: 

  • Manage product data and convert to meet marketplace specifications

  • Audit listing information before and after publishing to marketplaces

  • Keyword and competitor research to track performance and ensure optimized content

  • SEO-focused product copywriting

  • Troubleshoot listing and account issues

  • Research opportunities for new product buys

  • Maintain inventory levels and ensure price parity with other channels

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree Digital Communications, Marketing or related field preferred

  • 3+ years of previous experience working with online retail

  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel, including formulas and pivot tables

  • Intermediate writing skills, particularly the ability to include keywords in product titles and descriptions

  • Basic knowledge of core SEO concepts

  • Basic math skills

  • Experience with inventory/content distribution platforms (ChannelAdvisor, CommerceHub, Salsify) a big plus

Send your resume with salary requirements to: sue@mpresource.com
     phone: 262.681-3727

Please include Job Code MPS-MPR0319 in the subject line of all emails.

eCommerce Merchandising Specialist

Location: Midwest

Category: Apparel, home decor, lifestyle

Are you innovative, consumer-centric and want to make a difference?  

Work for a direct to consumer company with a half of century of experience. They offer a business casual, collaborative work environment and a flexible schedule.


The eCommerce Merchandising Specialist is responsible for managing the merchandising of products and categories on the company’s websites. This includes: Site navigation, categories, featured products & rich content article placement, management and optimization of onsite search, refinements, etc., site segmentation / site personalization.

Job Description: 

  • Development & execution of online marketing strategies & plans

  • Contribute to the Marketing Department by providing creative ideas during planning and brainstorming sessions

  • Maintain an exceptional understanding of our customer, what motivates them and the products they purchase.

  • Responsible for managing on-site merchandising and search experiences in order to support sales optimization efforts and in support of customer acquisition and transaction goals

  • Management of site navigation, categories, featured products & rich content article placement for the company and other owned online properties

  • Management and optimization of site recommendations engine

  • Management and optimization of onsite search, refinements, etc.

  • Manage identification, implementation and optimization of site segmentation/site personalization experiences

  • Measure effectiveness of Marketing and Merchandising decisions

  • Extract insights from compiled data/results and adjust strategy and execution plans.

  • Create weekly and monthly executive summary reports

  • Provide forecasting, budgeting and pacing information.

  • Continuously identify new ways to develop, implement and support on-site merchandising/marketing strategies and programs

  • Maintain and advance partner relationships with Customer Service, Advertising, Merchandising, and external vendors. Leverage these partnerships in the execution of the marketing, merchandising strategy.

  • Interact with advertising to ensure web advertising is presented in a manner that best optimizes our content and supports our sales objectives

  • Work with business partners to prioritize work and provide estimates


  • Bachelor’s degree in merchandising, marketing, business administration, mass communications or related field.

  • 3+ years of experience in hands-on merchandising, planning and editing for ecommerce marketing initiatives in a retail B2C company.

  • Retail experience with an emphasis on home décor, lifestyle and apparel.

  • Excel in gathering, analyzing and acting on marketing data.

  • Familiarity with other digital marketing channels including SEM, Email, SEO, Display, Affiliates, etc.

  • Strong communication and creative concept development and evaluation/judgement.

  • Expert level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Be a strategic thinker and exhibit a strong business acumen.

  • Have strong program management and organizational skills being able to manage multiple task/projects at once.

  • Experience with Oracle, ATG, Adobe Omniture and Certona a plus.

Send your resume with salary requirements to sue@mpresource.com, Midwest Personnel Resource, LLC: