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Merchandising Associate JD

Position Overview:

Position: Merchandising Associate
Employee Type: Contractor
Job Type: Part-time
Experience: 5+ years

Position Summary:

A Merchandising Associate partners with J2’s clients to support their individual needs through high-level merchandising execution, store relationship building and open communication from the field.

Responsibilities will include; but not be limited to:

• Merchandising – including planograms and seasonal launches
• Training and education of sales personnel
• Special events support
• Knowledge transfer via checklists and email
• Stock and fill – sales floor and stock room
• Promotional and marketing support
• Store photos and feedback checklist required for each visit
• Fixture and Space Negotiation

Position Requirements:

Experience Requirements:

• 5+ years retail experience, vertical store, wholesale or branded apparel store
• Previous work experience as a merchandise manager at an apparel, accessory or footwear company
• Store management level at department store, vertical retailer or specialty store experience
• Exposure to training and presenting
• Exposure in relationship building

Required Skills:

• Ability to work independently
• Strong execution and implementation of planograms and directives
• Self starting mentality
• Superior visual merchandising expertise
• Creative thinker
• Ability to work though ambiguity
• Communicates clearly, timely and effectively
• Intermediate computer knowledge
• Ability to train, inspire and relate with store personnel
• Ability to lift, bend and stand for extended periods of time