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Programmer Analyst


About Zhik

Zhik was founded in 2003, to provide innovative and technical sailing gear to help Australian athletes win gold in the Athens Olympics in 2004. This year, Zhik is the official supplier to the Australian Olympic team for Tokyo. Zhik has enjoyed a long and successful history of sponsoring top dinghy and yachting athletes, as well as partnering with Australian Sailing, Yachting New Zealand, Danish Sailing, and successful Volvo Ocean Race teams.

The Head Office is based in Sydney, Australia, where all products are proudly designed and developed. Zhik services a growing network of over 40 countries in the regions of Europe, the Americas and the Asia Pacific. The company continues to focus on performance and water sports apparel including eco-friendly alternatives for a more sustainable future. See www.zhik.com.

It’s an exciting time for Zhik right now – the company is growing fast and focusing efforts on growing its presence globally.

Programmer Analyst

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced (ideally 2-4 years’ experience) full-time Programmer Analyst to join our fast-growing business. Reporting to the IT Manager, you will work as part of a multi-discipline team responsible for, testing, development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of technology and systems. This role has a broad remit, albeit with a core programming technical skillset.

• Key to this role is developing an understanding of businesses problems and processes and using programming tools to develop suitable solutions.
• Writing, developing, analysing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system design and technical specifications.
• Performing system testing, debugging, and correcting errors in different application use by the business to ensure the quality and integrity of the system.
• Liaising with business users to troubleshoot, investigate, analyse, and solve software problems and map client business requirements, processes, and objectives.

Required Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or related fields (2-4 Years’ experience in programmer Analyst Role)
• Ability to work independently, analyze problems and provide clear recommendations, supported by strong organizational skills.
• Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills.
• Able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.

Required Skills

• Ability to write clean, testable code with the appropriate unit, integration, and end-to-end tests.
• Experience with BASH, PHP, C#, JavaScript.
• Experience with online version control and code management platforms, such as GitHub, Docker.
• Understanding of a fully-featured build and delivery pipelines using modern CI/CD platforms, such as GitLab, Buildkite, Jenkins, Bitbucket.
• Understanding of relational and NoSQL databases, MySQL.
• Familiarity with agile development practices including kanban, cross-functional teams, and continuous improvement.

Preferred Skills

• Knowledge of MYOB/Acumatica or an equivalent ERP System.
• Experience building and maintaining customizations within Magento 2, Shopify or other similar Ecommerce platforms.

To Apply

• Please apply through cover letter and CV, only if you have the skills and qualifications outlined.
• Only those applicants who are shortlisted will be notified.
• Candidates must be eligible to work in Australia and reside in Sydney.
• We are unable to provide VISA sponsorships at this time.
• Zhik Pty Ltd does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.
• Remuneration is a logical consequence of candidate’s fit and experience.

Application form


First Name *
Last Name *
e-mail *
Telephone *

Resume

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Cover letter

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What attracted you to this role? *

Digital Marketer


About Zhik

Zhik was founded in 2003, to provide innovative and technical sailing gear to help Australian athletes win gold in the Athens Olympics in 2004. This year, Zhik is the official supplier to the Australian Olympic team for Tokyo. Zhik has enjoyed a long and successful history of sponsoring top dinghy and yachting athletes, as well as partnering with Australian Sailing, Yachting New Zealand, Danish Sailing, and successful Volvo Ocean Race teams.

The Head Office is based in Sydney, Australia, where all products are proudly designed and developed. Zhik services a growing network of over 40 countries in the regions of Europe, the Americas and the Asia Pacific. The company continues to focus on performance and water sports apparel including eco-friendly alternatives for a more sustainable future. See www.zhik.com.

It’s an exciting time for Zhik right now – the company is growing fast and focusing efforts on growing its presence globally.

Digital Marketer

Zhik is searching for a Digital Marketer with a passion for developing and implementing acquisition and retention digital marketing campaigns to achieve online sales objectives.

The right candidate will place a strong focus on the creation of meaningful and lasting customer interactions with the Zhik brand. Delivering outcomes that drive online sales and acquisition, as well as enhancing the brand’s customer retention and loyalty. Attention to detail, quality of work and reliability are all integral to the position's success.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop and implement the acquisition and retention digital marketing campaigns to achieve online sales objectives, and grow the customer database.

• Responsible for paid media, management of the Digital Advertising Agency and paid media budget. Sharing of marketing plans with the Digital Advertising Agency to execute and align on strategy to grow online sales.
• Management and prioritisation of online publishers and partners to achieve growth objectives.
• Management and optimisation of CRM and email strategies to nurture and improve consumer engagement. Define customer segmentation strategies, map customer journeys, design A/B tests, and report on business performance
• Increase the sophistication and success of our current CRM and email marketing strategies by setting up new customer lifecycle triggered comms and a customer loyalty program.
• Work cross-functionally, partnering with Product/Tech, Marketing/Design teams to execute strategies that acquire new customers, drive retention and loyalty, as well as increase Customer Life Time Value.
• Strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer journey across multiple channels and customer touch points. Identify critical conversion points and drop off points and optimizes user funnels.
• Own all aspects of communications including creative development, scheduling, monitoring and post campaign analysis.
• Reporting + Data analysis including understanding of Google Analytics reporting. Providing of reporting and recommendations and data analysis/insights reports to the Management team.

Requirements

• Passionate about online marketing, with a heavy focus on building and implementing CRM and email marketing strategies (acquire, nurture, retain).
• At least 2 years experience using CRM tools such as Salesforce, Hubspot and or others, with demonstrated success building and implementing successful CRM strategies.
• At least 2 years experience working with email marketing tools such as Campaign Monitor, Mail Chimp and/or others. Demonstrating experience in building and executing successful email marketing campaigns, driving online sales and customer acquisition and retention.
• Experience implementing and executing marketing automation and customer lifecycle strategies
• Campaign management. Planning and implementation of digital marketing campaigns in a fast paced environment to achieve sales objectives and grow the database.
• Paid media experience including knowledge of SEM, Google display ads, native advertising etc. and experience liasing with Advertising Agencies, and managing the paid media budget.
• An analytical thinker who has a passion for data and analytics.
• Eager to collaborate with relevant teams and people of all levels, an individual who can explain complex topics with ease.
• Someone that wants to grow with us and make our marketing efforts best-in-class with a positive attitude and dedication to Zhik.
• Strong understanding of the overall digital marketing landscape.

To Apply

• Please apply through cover letter and CV, only if you have the skills and qualifications outlined.
• Only those applicants who are shortlisted will be notified.
• Candidates must be eligible to work in Australia and reside in Sydney.
• We are unable to provide VISA sponsorships at this time.
• Zhik Pty Ltd does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.
• Remuneration is a logical consequence of candidate’s fit and experience.

Application form


First Name *
Last Name *
e-mail *
Telephone *

Resume

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Cover letter

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What attracted you to this role? *

Assistant Merchandiser


Full Time Position

Sydney

Zhik started in Australia in 2003 and targeted World and Olympic champions in dinghy sailing.

Since then, the brand’s reputation extended into yachting and a variety of water sports across the globe. The latest edition of the Volvo Ocean Race has put Zhik on the offshore racing map. And Zhik continues to innovate and is expanding its research and development to become the leading brand in performance sailing and many other water sports.

See www.zhik.com.

Assistant Merchandiser

Zhik is looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join its team in Sydney. A commercial and creative thinker, who loves best in class watersport products would be best suited to join the energized team growing this great brand.

The Assistant Merchandiser will have a keen eye for building and managing a commercial collection – they are dedicated to building a well-rounded, commercial product offering that is innovative and profitable.

The successful candidate will work closely with merchandise planning, design, supply chain, marketing and warehouse team to ensure competitive and popular products effectively appear in the right locations, at the appropriate time and in the correct quantities.

This position is based in Head Office in Artarmon, Sydney and reports into the Head of Operations.

Tasks & functionality

  • Communicates confidently with senior management, respectfully challenging when required.
  • Effectively manages prioritization of workload during peak planning periods.
  • Strives for continuous improvement in, whether it be processes, systems, or tools.
  • Liaises with the Product Team about new season strategy to maximize profit.
  • Suggests actions to take based on economic facts and/or social trends.
  • Monitors and implements plans for any underperforming categories and identifies opportunities.
  • Proposes marketing campaigns, ensuring promotional activity delivers the best possible outcome, retaining margin.

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with global merchandising and design teams to develop and build the collection.
  • Planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans in conjunction with planners.
  • Maintaining product pricing and target margins
  • Maintaining awareness of competitors' performance and pricing in all major markets.
  • Writing product descriptions and other copy for the website.
  • Ensuring all products go live on the site on-time and accurately.
  • Updating product pages.
  • Liaising with buyers, analysts, stores, suppliers and distributors.
  • Working with other departments to decide how goods should be displayed to maximise sales.
  • Forecasting profit and sales, optimising sales volume and profitability. Presenting findings for the season. 
  • Analysing bestsellers.
  • Monitoring slow sellers and taking action to reduce prices or set promotion plans as necessary.
  • Gathering information on customers' reactions to products.
  • Analysing the previous season's sales and reporting on the current season's lines.
  • Making financial presentations to senior managers.
  • Monitoring analytics/Preparing reports.

Requirements

  • Sailing experience, or knowledge of the sailing and yachting market will be highly preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: analytical, adaptable, pragmatic, proactive, hands-on and strategic
  • Must be organized and have a positive attitude, energetic approach and self-motivation.
  • Advanced researching skills are essential
  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are essential (including VLOOKUPs and pivot tables).
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Netstock software is appreciated.
  • Well-formed copywriting skills are a bonus

Hours and Remuneration

    • Full time – 38 hours per week
    • Remuneration is subject to the experience and fit of the candidate
    • In addition to a competitive salary and a generous product discount this role has great opportunities for learning. You will be working as a key part of a small friendly team with a structure that offers great exposure into other areas of the business such as with product.
    • Hybrid working options are available.

Application form


First Name *
Last Name *
e-mail *
Telephone *

Resume

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Cover letter

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What attracted you to this role? *

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