Site Merchandiser Intern


Site Merchandiser Intern

Remuneration: R4000 – R6000 per month tctc
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior
Type: 12 months
Company: Bolton Footwear

Job description

A 12-month SETA internship exists within our e-commerce department based in Cape Town. For this period the incumbent will form part of the team and collaborate with the marketing, creative and customer service teams to coordinate and execute product and content updates for multiple
brands. Further, the incumbent would be responsible for managing the setup and presentation of products and categories on the website. Manage categorisation, product display order, landing pages, product and features.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Manage the end-to-end setup of all products
  • Maintain and update all product imagery, attributes, including: color names, pricing, markdowns, filters, tags, promotional pricing and copy
  • Partners with Merchandising, marketing, and e-commerce teams to assist in developing compelling merchandising themes and story-telling for each season and across categories
  • Examines site daily/weekly to ensure products are in the correct categories, promotions are functioning, links lead to the correct categories/pages and product set up is accurate. Tests new features and functionality as needed
  • Manages and optimizes site search results and faceted navigation for each category for increased product sales. Identifies and fixes failed searches, creates and manages a library of synonyms for frequently misspelled products and keywords
  • Perform periodic website testing through various browsers and devices (i.e. desktop, tablet and mobile) to ensure new features and functionality are working correctly


  • Relevant qualifications and portfolio of work, national diploma preferred
  • Technically capable and adaptable
  • One+ years in e-commerce merchandising or similar role
  • Experience working with Woocommerce or similar e-commerce platform advantageous
  • Communication proficiency
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Time management and multitasking

Posted on 06 Oct 2021, Closing date 12 Oct 2021

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