Wayfair Boston, Massachusetts
Feb 09, 2019Intern
Merchandising Co-op– Fall 2019 Our Fall Co-op Program is 6 months commencing in July and ending in December. Wayfair is seeking an analytical, collaborative, and high energy individual to join the Merchandising & North American Retail team. Merchandising’s two larger teams, Merchandising Operations and Site Merchandising, fall under the over-arching Merchandising and North America Retail department. With ownership over Wayfair’s e-commerce catalog comprised of over 10 million+ SKUs, the merchandising teams are passionate about improving the customer and supplier experience when interacting with our site. Members of this organization use data from multiple sources in order to synthesize it into compelling future vision and related action plans. Individuals also enjoy working cross-functionally and have exceptional communication skills. Successful Merchandising Associates make a positive impact and drive revenue for Wayfair by: Leveraging customer questions and pain points to build a best-in-class shopping experience Using data and insights to make it easier for suppliers to execute on perfect merchandising Implementing new merchandising technologies at scale Creating prevention plans for identified merchandising issues that can span from a single SKU to our entire catalog Qualifications: Strong academic record Demonstrated leadership through campus involvement; former internship, summer job, or co-op experience is preferred Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills Creative and innovative approach to solving problems; a desire to make processes better Entrepreneurial spirit and a demonstrated self-starter mentality Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously Interest in working hard and being challenged in a fast-paced environment Strong written and verbal communication skills Positive, people-oriented, and enthusiastic attitude Proficient with MS Excel Experience with programming language (SQL or R) is a plus Wayfair is revolutionizing the home goods retail sector, from product discovery to final delivery. As a global tech company, Wayfair has become a large and diverse community of innovative thinkers and doers, who utilize advanced technology such as machine-learning algorithms and computer vision to keep us at the forefront of e-commerce. We are always looking for analytical, imaginative, and adaptable individuals to support, join, and drive our ever-growing teams. At Wayfair, student contributors are given autonomy, mentorship, and development opportunities in an open and collaborative environment. Our business has been built on the understanding that unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. Growing substantially year-over-year, Wayfair generated $6.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ending September 30, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 10,900 people and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.