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JOB OPENING: Retail Merchandiser

Job Type: Part-Time, 7-11am, 3 days a week

Job Description: 

Merchandisers ensure that products appear in the right store at the appropriate time and in the correct quantities. This involves working closely with the newspaper analytics team to accurately forecast trends, plan stock levels and monitor performance.

Position is part-time and requires a car. Individuals will be assigned by region for the performance of their duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Determines call schedule by reviewing priorities with supervisor; discussing special instructions.
  • Maintains customer relationships by visiting with store employees
  • Maintains store shelves by observing displays of company products; removing damaged or freshness-dated products; tidying store shelves; providing optimum display of products.
  • Maintains inventory by restocking shelves with product from inventory; observing inventory levels.
  • Completes call report by observing displays and pointing out issues and opportunities.
  • Provides information by reporting growth, expansion, or closing of retail outlets in assigned territory.
  • Maintains quality results by following and enforcing standards.
  • Enhances merchandising and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly motivated individual who is able to identify issues and opportunities at the retail level.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening, presentation and decision making skills
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to “decode” customers issues
  • Associates or BS degree in Marketing or related field or working towards same

Interested?  Send your cover email and resume to jobpostings@suntimes.com  with job title in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

This is a non-union position. Sun-Times Media Production LLC does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.