Online Visual Merchandising Manager

The Rake

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Online Visual Merchandising Manager, The Rake


London, United Kingdom




Digital & Ecommerce



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Job Description:

The Rake, a market leading e-commerce platform and sartorial magazine for men, is looking for an Online Merchandiser to assist its rapid growth. The role will report to the Marketing Director and will be responsible for managing the online merchandising for The Rake, as part of the merchandising team.  

Key Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

- managing the overall product merchandising on as part of the merchandising team

- the online merchandising planner weekly/monthly/yearly planner

- creating, developing and maintaining The Rake online merchandising strategies and principles

- creating and updating/moving homepage tiles, drop-downs, web-buttons, web-links for new product categories, using Wordpress and Magento

- liaising regularly with the Editorial team for webpage descriptions and image updates

- ensuring all products are displayed correctly on the site, located correctly, and positioned aesthetically on each page of the website

- cross merchandising across the website, with sharp focus on simplifying the customer purchasing journey

- regularly checking for errors (product displays, descriptions, stock, statuses, filters etc.) and liaising with tech/dev team for any website development support

- liaising with Buying team to ensure the promotion of the right products/brands, according to the current marketing & commercial strategy

- daily product exports/imports using Magento - RapidFlow

- creating product edits for all marketing campaigns (e.g. Black Friday, Christmas Gifting, Father’s Day, magazine edits etc.) and e-mail campaigns, using Magento, while liaising with Buying team and Editorial team

- weekly and monthly online merchandising reporting

- identifying industry best practice across luxury e-commerce online merchandising

- providing ad hoc assistance to editorial, marketing and warehouse teams when required

The Ideal Candidate

Ideal Candidate:


- 1-3 years’ experience, ideally in a similar online merchandising management role

- Experience with Magento 2 and RapidFlow

- Experience with Wordpress

- Experience with google analytics and reporting

- Experience in a fashion and/or general e-commerce retailer  


- Strong organisation skills and an ability to work within a fast paced, growing business

- Strong commercial acumen to understand sales performance and ensure that the merchandising online is driven by commercial objectives

- Ability to understand and appropriately convey The Rake’s visual aesthetic 


- Passionate about menswear

- Passionate about e-commerce and digital marketing 

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

About The Rake:

Founded in 2008, The Rake is the world’s preeminent publication dedicated to the education and empowerment of style. Recapturing the codes of classic men’s elegance, The Rake is inspired by icons such as Cary Grant, Gianni Agnelli, Sean Connery and their contemporary counterparts. It provides incisive, in-depth commentary on menswear and the many other elements of gentlemanly living, from manners and ethics to art and design, travel, the intellectual and the philosophical, homes, modes of transport, entertainment, food and drink. As an extension of the magazine, is a pioneering luxury e-commerce platform, offering an expertly curated offering of tailoring, shirts, accessories, footwear, luggage and watches, as well as exclusive collaborations with the most brilliant artisans and brands in the world. The shopping experience is enriched by our editorial approach, allowing our customers to read illuminating stories about the design and influences behind each product. The Rake is the modern voice of classic elegance.