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Business Lead Job

DATE: Aug 3, 2017

CITY: San Diego, CA, US, 92121

Company: DSW

Req #: 73561 
Location Name: ShoeMetro San Diego 
Department: ShoeMetro 


Founded in 2004, ShoeMetro has proven to be a powerhouse in the online retail space and continues to be the ultimate resource for "Shoe Lovers" everywhere. We operate across multiple marketplaces including Amazon and eBay and e-commerce site: We are looking for hardworking, goal-oriented individuals to join our ever-growing team!




Position Purpose:

The Business Lead, E-Commerce will be crucial in helping drive insight and actionable analysis of business metrics. This is a managerial position that owns reporting and business analytics for streamlining and improving business processes. The Business Lead will also drive projects and recommendations on new business strategies that will impact profitability. This leader will mentor a small team of analysts, fostering individual growth and a collaborative environment.



  • Lead analytics team, mentoring and supporting team to achieve individual SMART goals
  • Manage in-depth reporting across Marketplaces and website, analyzing sales profitability by channel including product sales, shipping, returns, and fees
  • Drive deep-dive Marketplace auditing (fees, subsidies, credits, etc.)
  • New business analysis, working cross functionally with IT, Merchandising, CSR, and Operations to launch new marketplaces
  • Drive large scale projects, using data insights to frame recommendations to improve business processes (markdown process, initial pricing, liquidation modeling, etc.)
  • Lead strategic ad-hoc analyses focused on profitability and/or efficiency
  • Ability to creatively solve problems in a fast-paced environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college
  • 5+ years of experience in e-commerce analytics or financial analysis
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Functional understanding of data mining principles and practices a plus
  • Experience working in Access with SQL database queries
  • Experience in retail

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant or associate who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should contact Human Resources to request that accommodation. 

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail Sales, SQL, Database, Business Analyst, Retail, Technology

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