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Cat5 Commerce

Ecommerce Specialist

ECommerce – Chesterfield, Missouri
Department ECommerce
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation DOQ + Full Benefits

About Us

Cat5 Commerce is an online retail company based in Chesterfield, Missouri. We operate a handful of niche ecommerce destinations serving the tactical, outdoor and workwear markets including TacticalGear.com and WorkBoots.com

We have enjoyed consistent growth with each passing year, and strive to actively recruit and retain the best and brightest talent. Recognized as a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, our culture provides a healthy, challenging and people-focused atmosphere. We offer a top-tier benefits package and collaborative workspace for those who thrive in a casual yet fast paced environment. 

At a Glance

  • Ecommerce Specialist position, also known as the Unsung Hero role
  • Highly motivated and passionate about making the magic happen behind the scenes 
  • Internet company | Small business | Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills - where others see chaos, you can create clarity and consistency

Position

We are currently seeking a well-rounded, energetic Ecommerce Specialist to join our ever-growing organization. This position works collaboratively with our development and purchasing teams to ensure that our myriad of products are accurately and consistently expressed across our websites, including TacticalGear.com and WorkBoots.com.  

The ideal candidate will be proactive and passionate about contributing to a best-in-class shopping experience for our customers and representing our vendors and brands with the utmost of accuracy. They have a terrific sense of self-direction in their daily work, as well as the ability to appreciate and actively participate in the more interdependent and team aspects of our projects. Intermediate proficiency within Excel, with the ability to switch between Excel and Google Sheets frequently and with ease are a must. 

 

Duties

  • Quickly gain an understanding of our websites, capabilities, and appreciation for the sheer volume of our products and brands
  • Collect accurate, complete and up-to-date data and content on the hundreds of thousands of products sold through our numerous retail channels
  • Maintain a highly organized, methodical and user friendly system for storing, sorting and retrieving product data and content
  • Proofread and conduct quality-control checks of content and update as necessary, ensuring new information is applied consistently across all sites
  • Apply a forward-thinking approach to identify and communicate areas where data may also serve to accomplish overarching sales strategies and goals
  • Yes, this position lives in Excel, and essentially accumulates an obscene amount of data - but also has the opportunity to periodically break from looking at things at the granular level, and ask “does what I’m pulling together look relevant and consistent with our overall message? Is there a better way?” Hint - we really like people who think like that. 

Qualifications

  • Intermediate Excel user who has a spreadsheet for everything 
  • Tech savvy with working knowledge of Google Apps
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and organize large amounts of data, both complete and incomplete
  • Adaptable and comfortable working within an atmosphere prone to rapid change and development
  • Must be able to work well with deadlines
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Major Pluses

  • Prior experience within the ecommerce industry
  • 1-3 years prior experience working within a comparable role or capacity
  • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains ERP software experience
  • Experience with SQL server 

Our Company

Founded in 2004, Cat5 Commerce is a fast-growing internet retail company, We own and operate online webstores including TacticalGear.com and WorkBoots.com. The core of our business consists of ecommerce, digital marketing, and software development. 

Since day one, it has been our mission to deliver an extraordinary shopping experience to our customers. We accomplish this through custom application development, comprehensive online marketing strategies, and a customer-centric approach to business. 

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, we create dynamic teams where individuals can rise to the challenge, put forth their best work, and have fun while doing so! We believe that providing St. Louis’ best and brightest talent with a healthy company culture, top-notch benefits package, and a positive work environment are key to the long term success of our company and our resident Cat5’ers. The monthly catered luncheons, endless array of free snacks, beverages, and bean-to-cup Starbucks and Kaldi's coffee are pretty sweet, too!

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  • Location
    Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Department
    ECommerce
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    DOQ + Full Benefits
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