Online Merchandiser - Technology

Job Type Digital
Location London - Victoria
Partnership Level 8
Closing Date 24/10/2021
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £33,000.00 - £45,500.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35hrs. Monday - Friday


What’s the role about?

As an Online Merchandiser, in the Online Trading profession, you will be responsible for using data to recommend improvements in customer journeys and trading decisions for categories, events or seasonal campaigns. You will execute onsite improvements to improve conversion rates and curate content accurately and effectively for your area. You will work closely with stakeholders across Customer & Trading teams to ensure accurate and optimised delivery of the trade plan.

What will you be doing?

You will be a commercially astute and analytical individual that maximises sales for your online area and achieving the in-season online trade plan. You will use site data & analysis and external benchmarks to inform assortments, trade planning, campaigns/events or propositions for your area or category.

You will work closely with:

  • Buying & Merchandising

  • Creative & Web Publishing

  • Trade Marketing

  • Trade Planning

  • Trade Optimisation

  • Online Launch & Promotions

  • Product Launch Operations

  • Product

Through your Profession you will have the opportunity to develop and stretch personally and professionally to achieve your potential.

These roles are for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. Internally this is known as a Secondment.

What you'll have

  • Understands how to influence conversion, traffic and AOV (Average Order Value) through multiple digital and trading functions.

  • Numerate and a strong data-orientation.

  • Commercial acumen

What else could you bring?

  • Boxi Proficiency

  • Omniture Proficiency

  • Influencing skills. Ability to build strong Stakeholder relationships.

  • Experience in an online merchandising role


This role is based at our Victoria Head Office in London. It will involve home working and times where you will be required to work in the office. If you are offered one of our roles you can discuss with your People Manager when you will be needed to work in the office.

Please note:

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early. ​

  • As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

  • The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications and see further guidance on the PDW under "Internal application process").


Duties and Responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for Online Merchandisers in the Technology Department. The brands you would be working with are Samsung, Sony and BSH Group (Bosch, Neff, Siemens). If you have experience or passion for these brands and products, then we look forward to reading your application.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -

Attachment: L8 ONLINE MERCHANDISER .pdf 


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