Merchandiser

Recruiter
Connect Group PLC
Location
Cheddar, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
12 Sep 2019
Ref
1234710423
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the Merchandiser Role:
Location: Cheddar & Street
Hours: 3 hours per week, worked each Tuesday & Thursday
Pay Rate: £8.21 per hour, plus mileage and additional company benefits
Instore: We're at the heart of every retailer. We're in stores, in depots and in local shops, providing quality field marketing and retail support service that meets the needs of clients across the UK. We have a proven track record of increasing our clients' sales, retail presence and brand awareness, this is achieved through merchandising, auditing and other marketing services, with in-house team utilising the latest technology.
About the Role:
Our field based Merchandisers travel between our client retail stores, carrying out a variety of activities or 'calls' within each store. Merchandisers can be asked to undertake a range of different activities within these stores, including the following:
Amending and auditing current promotional displays
Implementing new displays
Erecting and placing PoS (Point of Sale) material(s)
Identifying unsold and out of date stock - destroying and replenishing where required
Ensuring stores are stocked with the correct newspapers, magazines and collectibles
This can be a physical role including aspects of prolonged periods of standing and bending in order to complete work on different levels, as well as manual handling activities i.e. lifting and carrying duties
What we do for you:
Our Merchandisers are provided with the latest handheld technology to carry out their calls, including a smart phone and PDA scanning device.
Full Training and ongoing support from a management team within the field
You will have regular guaranteed weekly calls and you will be issued with a journey plan that includes planograms
Ad-hoc work may also be available
About You:
To join our team of Merchandisers you would need to be located within a 15mile radius of the advertised area(s), be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle.
Due to the way that we work, you would also need to be self-motivated, driven and comfortable working and travelling alone.
It is important that you're able to build and maintain relationships with store contacts and managers and have a good eye for detail. Our other essential criteria's for our merchandisers are as follows:
Flexibility with working days and hours
Able to work the agreed days and hours in order to hit client deadlines
Able to receive and action clear instructions both verbally and in writing
Basic PC knowledge
Further Information:
At Instore Field Marketing, we always put our employees first and also offer the below benefits;
Parking costs and mileage are reimbursed
Using a quick and easy to use mobile app, staff can upload their expenses and receive payment on a weekly basis
Additionally, we also offer a full induction and training programme, along with flexibility in working hours, paid holiday and participation in an employee share and save scheme

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