Product Merchandising Specialist

Recruiter
Creative Channel Services
Location
Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Sep 24, 2016
Role
Retail
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Merchandising Specialist - Home Appliance Do you enjoy helping customers find product solutions that enhance their lives? Do you want to represent a leader in the home appliance industry? Creative Channel Retail is excited to team up with LG, who is committed to delivering products that allow customers to experience life in more meaningful ways, including how we impact our environment. This is why representing LG has always appealed to the type of person who wants to make a difference by providing customer solutions that enhance lives. Creative Channel Retail is looking for a Product Merchandising Specialist who is committed to making things happen, someone who seeks to find innovative ways to meet our customers' needs and has excellent attention to detail. This position will play a critical role in creating the best customer experience in the industry through best-in-class store support for one of the world's leading consumer electronics and home appliance companies. The Product Merchandising Specialist will be responsible for managing LG's in-store presence and sell-through by executing LG strategies in retail locations within their assigned territory, merchandising product displays, achieve LG sales and market share goals by focusing on activities that build and maintain front-of-mind brand awareness and loyalty, cultivate positive relationships with store associates, and positively impact sales of LG Home Appliance Products. Key Responsibilities & Attributes for Success: • Product Merchandising - Maintain and repair LG product displays, ensure LG products are set to plan-o-gram, and gain commitments for increased shelf share. Use creative initiatives with store approval to help display products to maximize visibility and sales. Maintain cleanliness of displays, ensure that all external and internal surfaces are clean and properly placed and with correct POP material. • Brand Awareness - Cultivate positive relationships with store associates, and maintain front-of-mind brand awareness and loyalty. • Reporting Findings - Collect and report visit data, as well as competitive market data and insights What's required to be considered for this position: • Experience with Home Appliance products, preferably as a field representative for a major brand • Knowledge of retail business, execution, and products • Experience working within national or regional retail stores preferred • Strong attention to detail to set product displays correctly to specified plan-o-gram • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and related computer hardware and software • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members in the field and headquarters • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Ability to apply a variety of sales techniques to capture mindshare and engage retail sales associates and consumers • Self-driven with the ability to work independently and complete multiple store visits daily • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task, effectively manage conflicting priorities, and meet established deadlines • Flexibility and willingness to work varying schedules at different times of the year, including nights and weekends, as needed • Professional in demeanor, dress, and behavior at all times • Must reside in a central area within the assigned territory and have reliable transportation to travel within territory • Must own a Smartphone and be familiar with its operation As part of our recruiting process, you will: • Need to apply on line * You may submit your resume by emailing: • Participate in phone interviews • You may be asked to complete a brief HireVue video interviewing using the most cutting edge technology • Successfully pass a background check and drug screen • You can also submit your resume to Closing Creative Channel Retail (CCR) is a leading retail marketing agency providing integrated solutions that increase brand sales and profitability for manufacturers and retailers. We create influence at the point of sale via innovative retail training, field marketing, field sales and promotional services that have delivered measurable results for our clients since 1995. We are a division of the world's largest sales and marketing company, The Omnicom Group. At CCR, having fun and achieving extraordinary results are inherently linked. We are dedicated to hiring the best and brightest people, while nurturing professional development and helping our team members achieve their goals. Our winning culture rewards hard work and success, while embracing a creative style. Creative Channel Retail is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creative Channel Retail does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Creative Channel Retail does business.

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