Merchandiser

Overview

Date Posted:
9/16/2019
Job Code:
RegSalesMgr
City:
Smyrna
State:
TN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Sales

Description

 

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Full time job responsible for performing retail sales and merchandising activities for a specified number of stores, outlined geographic territory, or specific warehouse accounts.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Build brand recognition and enhance product image by developing customer and end consumer loyalty through execution of Presentation Standards and tasks defined in the Pictsweet Merchandiser Guidelines.
  • Maintain company objectives by ensuring products in stores are correctly tagged and properly faced.
  • Meet customer objectives by maintaining full distribution on existing SKU’s were warranted based on store demographics, geographic location and seasonality.
  • Ensure consistency and thoroughness in rotation of product, removal of discolored or damaged product and reporting concerns to Quality Assurance as defined in the Pictsweet Merchandising Guidelines.
  • Issue credits where applicable, perform resets, organize product displays to secure prominent displays and shield placement of competitor product, and placement of POP material as defined in the Pictsweet Merchandising Guidelines.
  • Manage time and prioritize to ensure all stores assigned for the week are visited and associated tasks completed.
  • Timely and accurately complete data entry via business based computer applications and reports: i.e. recap, itinerary, check register, and expenses.
  • Communicate effectively and build strong rapport with key store personnel.
  • Route development and ongoing route maintenance with the use of Pictsweet provided mapping software.
  • Manage a "target store list" assigned by management.
  • Manage expenses with the use of company credit card within specified guidelines.
  • Plan each work week within store management hours when possible.
  • Handle special assignments and projects assigned by the Merchandiser Manager.
     

Minimum Requirements

 

Travel: Extensive travel required.

 

Required Experience & Skill Set:

  • 2+ years’ industry experience preferred in a merchandising capacity or work history demonstrating similar skill sets.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management.
  • Ability to independently plan and organize daily activities.
  • Significant experience in a deadline driven environment.
  • Knowledge of business based computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite and mapping software.  Adept typing and 10-key skills.
  • Must maintain current and valid driver’s license and valid proof of current insurance.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required  – college degree preferred

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Extensive standing, walking, reaching, stooping and lifting up to 30 pounds required.
  • 20 plus hours per week of driving a vehicle to manage in-store responsibility.
  • Environment that requires organizational skills and ability to manage stress.
  • Flexibility in work schedule is required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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