Regional Field Merchandiser - Midlands

Recruiter
Shenley Recruitment
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
1200121058
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Regional Field Merchandiser - Midlands

(Candidate will ideally be based in or around Birmingham)

Salary: £26,000 p.a.

(salary includes car allowance - own car required - petrol expenses paid)

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and ambitious Field Merchandiser to work at this highly successful, growing international company covering the Midlands territory, ideally based in or around Birmingham.

You will be responsible for :
  • Ensuring that all products are replenished and presented to company expectations in all stores within the Midlands region.
  • Build strong relationships with the department store management teams and other retailers that the company stocks their products with.
  • Review sales data, store by store, on an on-going basis and make improvements to merchandising placements.
  • Aiming to facilitate improved placement and increase exposure or products during key trading periods.
  • Arrange comprehensive weekly / bi-weekly / monthly store visits.
  • Build excellent in-store relationships with managers and store staff to maximise sales; through product and brand knowledge and excellent customer service.
  • Conduct staff training sessions on a seasonal basis, ensuring that all staff fully understand the features and benefits of the product ranges and that they are motivated to sell products.
  • Merchandise product to company guidelines and ensure stocks are maximised at all times.
  • Feedback any stock issues, display potential, competitor activity and any other information to assist Head Office.
  • Build excellent instore relationships to ensure units are placed in best position & to ensure retail presentation is of a high standard.
  • Ensure that all administration is completed accurately and sent to the relevant people on time.
  • Communicate best practice and lessons learned to Field Team and Merchandising Manager.
  • Receiving stock deliveries to your home address.
  • Installation of display systems and POS materials.
  • Log visits and feedback electronically on company software to produce reporting.

The role is field based and will require extensive travel across the region and other regions on an ad hoc basis.

Requirements:
  • Store Merchandising experience essential.
  • Experience within fast paced retail environments in a similar role.
  • Proven delivery of commercial targets.
  • Outstanding communicator and team player.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Solid forward planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Confident working individually whilst being managed remotely.
  • You must have a full UK driver's license and use of a car.

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