Senior Site Merchandising Specialist at Peapod Digital Labs

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What's Our Dish 

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.  



Browse The Aisles

The Senior Site Merchandising Specialist will align with a specific brand to identify customer needs and convert these into solid plans and outcomes for digital merchandising success. 

Recipe for Success - What's "in store" for the role

  • Involved in the work done to clearly identify the needs of the customer in each ADUSA brand in the area of e-shelving. This requires building the fact set and determining those customer needs with a group of cross-ADUSA merchants to ensure alignment.
  • Will deliver appealing and inspiring messages relevant to the e-commerce customer needs by season by geography.
  • Work closely in the commercial planning process to bring featured specials and web-exclusive content to customers - leading to higher value perception through the selection of relevant product promotions within the customer experience. This also includes leading the oversight of efforts to personalize web-exclusive deals/value by ADUSA local brand.
  • Responsible for search results and browse aisle innovation - making sure that our approach to managing failed finds and what customers see when they search progresses and eventually changes by season. 
  • Will produce a common set of measures that are put in place for each of the ADUSA local brands to find ways to continuously learn and improve in the area of seasonal on-site execution and other web placements - science, tools, choices and process. 
  • Represent all learning objectives from the client teams to define success criteria enabling the continuous evaluation and monitoring of program performance.
  • Provide brand leadership with perspective on the performance of e-merchandising initiatives and identify opportunities for improving results.
  • Develop category pages and content to drive merchandising priorities 
  • Lead efforts to improve search functionality across business & by category as needed
  • Take communication requirements from multiple constituencies and balance the needs with the available real estate and tools.

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years in marketing, digital advertising, online merchandising, or e-commerce role 

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  • Proficiency working in digital media including email, remarketing, banner advertising.
  • Solid understanding of data relationships and how they drive personalization.
  • Proficiency in standard office software programs (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of SQL and HTML.
  • Analytically-minded with strong organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with best practices in project management.
  • Thrives as a partner in a collaborative, cross-functional environment


Join Us at Our Table  

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get to and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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