Merchandising Assistant



Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

We are looking for a smart, driven, and detail-oriented Merchandising Assistant who wants to join our team in New York and dive in and learn the nuts and bolts of merchandising. This is an entry level position. This person is responsible for implementing and executing product set up information for Zola vendors, and l manage set-up, purchase orders, images, and pricing in a timely and accurate fashion to maximize sales and help achieve financial objectives. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in e-commerce, retail or merchandising as well as a strong desire to gain the technical and practical knowledge required to launch a career in buying. This person will work closely with all members of the Merchandising Team, and have exposure to all facets of the company including cross-functional partners in Planning, Operations, Marketing, and more.


  • Manage online product content for Zola.com, including product descriptions, copy, and pricing. Build and maintain databases of product attribute data and pricing.
  • Support tracking and coordination for any team projects and other organizational tasks to support all categories of business.
  • Manage Excel assortment plan and pull together all product set up information.
  • Manage the product upload process for new vendors and for re-assortments, making sure product set up information as well as images are available in a timely manner so that products are ready to go live in a timely manner.
  • Respond, research inquiries/issues from external customers relating to customer service questions.
  • Pull reporting for sales, order tracking and other analyses.
  • Support the merchandising team, performing administrative tasks as necessary.
  • Support the department's visual merchandising on the site.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Merchandising or quantitative/analytical major
  • Entry level; 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Proven analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Results-oriented, with a strong sense of follow through
  • Ability to handle multiple demands while maintaining a high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to be proactive in nature; resolves or appropriately escalates issues
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • MUST be systems-oriented & proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excel proficiency; advanced pivot table & vlookup experience a plus
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Interest in startups and new businesses (experience in an early stage company a plus)

The salary for this position is $45,000-$50,000

REQUIREMENT: Please address your cover letter to Connie Cyran. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.


We're Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love. We're reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples’ lives even happier. From engagement to wedding and decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology… all in the service of love.

We built our entire platform from the ground-up in 2013, and quickly became the fastest-growing wedding company in the country. Our team has deep experience creating award-winning online and mobile products that are helpful, intuitive, and simply magical. We’re proud to have investor partners including Female Founders Fund, Comcast Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Canvas Ventures, Thrive Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, among others.

We are passionate about supporting all forms of love, and we’re proud of our thriving community of over 1 million couples. We strive to hire a team that is as beautifully diverse as the couples getting married today, and we encourage individuals from every race, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status, religion and perspective to apply. Zola will always be a place where every employee, couple, wedding guest, wedding vendor, and partner will be respected and accepted and valued.

Our headquarters are in NYC, and we have an office in Montreal. Come work with us!