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Merchandise Coordinator - French Required in Farmington Hills, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is one of the biggest and most exciting places to work. This role is a long term contract onsite in Farmington Hills.

We're seeking professional news junkies with an eye for detail, a passion for data and a keen understanding of the digital news/content market to join the editorial team, managing local promotions within the News app.

Why is this the gig for you? You avidly follow news publishers and your friends and family rely on you to share the most thoughtful, engaging and insightful articles from the web, and you frequently discover the standout work of upcoming journalists and writers. You are well-versed in news content that spans the spectrum from hard-hitting investigative reporting to GIF listicles and everything in between.

This job entails curating and maintaining publisher collections, coordinating discount promotions, managing multiple databases and assembling and maintaining the News in-app Newsstand features.

Responsibilities/ Duties:

  • Assembling and maintaining publisher promotional collections in the Newsstand app, including new publications, discounts and unique publisher content

  • Launching weekly campaigns in respective countries with 100% accuracy

  • Tracking major stories, cultural trends & newsworthy events in target countries

  • Staying knowledgeable of the local competitive digital news provider landscape

  • Analyzing data to optimize and improve performance of promotions within the app

  • Using metrics to conduct analysis and inform campaigns


Required skills

  • Strong local knowledge of the news and media market

  • Fluent in both English, French

  • Strong communication skills and collaborative working approach

  • Digitally-minded, comfortable using mobile devices and apps, online tools and communication vehicles

  • Some Copywriting experience

  • Experience working in a content management system

  • Basic understanding of retail analytics, and ability to handle metrics data weekly

  • Basic knowledge of Google Docs

  • Strong writing skills in English, French

  • Ability to adapt to ever changing workflows

  • BA/BS degree


Preferred qualifications

  • Intermediate language skills outside of French (reading comprehension, light writing)

  • 1+ years' experience in retail/merchandising or content/news environment

  • Intermediate data analysis skills

  • Detail-oriented with good project management and analytical skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Adaptability and ability to multitask