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Working As A Merchandising Specialist

  • Getting Information
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • $44,492

    Average Salary

What Does A Merchandising Specialist Do At Sears Hometown and Outlet

* Updates 991 tags to maintain accurate cadence pricing
* Maintains price tag presentation by retagging/replacing distressed tags
* Processes Price Change Notifications by updating merchandise tags
* Sets end-cap displays and signing
* Works 991 Exception report and maintains integrity of items on the 991 table
* Assists with store-level Marketing efforts, including postings on Craigslist and local flyer distribution
* Follows the Web-to
* Store process for items that are sold from the store through Searsoutlet.com
* Creates promotional signs
* Sets weekly ads and updates pricing of items in the store weekly, including Great Value Items and "Crazy Deal" items
* Supports leadership by performing the following activities: updates the Communications Board, as needed; posts schedules for store Associates; and pulls and posts Key Reports
* Reviews supply quantities and orders replenishment needs weekly (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
* Prepares deposits, handles receipts and disbursements and issues checks for local payments (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
* Performs audits on sales/refunds and disbursement detail (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
* Processes mail, invoices through Dallas Accounts Payable (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
* Adheres to pricing and merchandising processes
* Performs other duties as assigned

What Does A Merchandising Specialist Do At Nordstrom

* Gather and prioritize information from buying offices for item set up and maintenance
* Enter and maintain merchandising data including style attributes, pricing and units within HauteLook systems via Excel uploads and manual entries
* Partner with Merchant, PO and Fulfillment Center teams to ensure all aspects of an item are set up correctly
* Utilize GXS to research UPC information for vendors and brands
* Identify and communicate purchase order discrepancies with the Merchant, Planning and Production teams to ensure accurate information is being entered
* Update systems based on brand review feedback and updated purchase orders from the merchant team

What Does A Merchandising Specialist Do At Owens Corning

* Instore and Online Data Management Execution: Work with Owens Corning’s Home Center marketing and digital teams to accurately input product information and other product assets into customer data management systems.
* Partner with marketing, sales and product management teams to collect and verify accurate product information.
* Manage third party relationships that will provide services to help execute data management information in each customer system, including product set up, maintenance and new product category creation.
* Serve as a key liaison between the customer’s digital marketing teams and Owens Corning to ensure timely and successful content, campaign and program launches.
* Assist with development of e
* Commerce capabilities and marketing programs to drive business growth and stimulate customer/consumer engagement.
* Support the onboarding process of new Owens Corning marketplace customers, and the ongoing relationship and deliverables.
* Perform content management and syndication for online product listings to customers’ .com stores, including rich media and product page optimization.
* Manage the Owens Corning brand and product information through OC data management systems, performing regular functionality, design and business process audits/updates.
* Complete audits of the company’s product listings and competitor items on customer sites to ensure best in class content presentation.
* Work with marketing teams to ensure the timely creation of any required content.
* Own relationship with Home Center instore merchandising execution teams.
* Collaborate with Home Center store environment teams to ensure accurate and timely execution.
* Collaborate with both merchant and in-store project teams to ensure execution at the store level.
* Support category captainship for Owens Corning and other supplier products in the aisle at each Home Center/Retail partner.
* Support relationship with Home Center preferred POP vendors.
* Assist in status update calls with marketplace customers and other e
* Commerce customers.
* Develop best practices and assist where needed with general project assistance.
* Manage deadlines, provide customer service, case management, new program and technology rollout, etc

What Does A Merchandising Specialist Do At Rose International Inc.

* Maintain responsive communication for the Merchandising department by acting as a liaison between Vendors, Accounting, and Purchasing via phone, email and meetings
* Assist with price discrepancies by acting as single point of contact for Accounting, Purchasing and Vendors and maintains internal records for accuracy
* Assist with the Vendor Income process by maintaining records, inputting agreements, collecting, and pulling reports to monitor actuals vs forecast
* Help achieve an ideal online experience by partnering with merchants, vendors, customer service, accounting, purchasing, and marketing to problem solve guest contact concerns & issues through Fix
* It process
* Responsible for ensuring vendor supplied product samples are inventoried and efficiently organized.
* Maintains tight organization and security of the product sample cabinets and shelves.
* Assists with sample management including maintaining, requesting, and storing of samples for marketing and promotional activity
* Assist with Basecamp tasks and providing critical information on items for promotional planning and execution
* Send sales recaps and other relevant reports to strategic vendor partners on defined cadence
* Maintain common merchandising documents such as Master Brand List, Vendor Contact List
* Assist with clerical responsibilities such as department mail and compiling reports for internal and external use
* Participate in additional projects as assigned to support Merchandising team

What Does A Merchandising Specialist Do At MSC Industrial Supply Co.

* Supports the success of an assigned district of OSAs to increase sales productivity
* Studies Company solutions, products, services, sales processes, and culture.
* Includes learning technical product knowledge with the limited ability to teach to customers and associates.
* Works with sales team to generate sales activities in the assigned district to warrant product growth within VMI specialty customers.
* Supports the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations
* Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts to foster sales growth and retention.
* Continuous partnership with Strategic Account Representatives to perform any needs assessment that supports new business acquisition.
* Maintains high customer satisfaction ratings that meet company standards.
* Unpacks orders, checks accuracy of shipment and put stock away at customer locations.
* Ensures appropriate customer stock levels, generates new orders for merchandise where appropriate, obtains customer’s pre-approval to place orders when required, and submits orders.
* Processes return merchandise authorizations as needed.
* Completes selling activities to defined customers with promotions, mscdirect.com, and other offerings as directed by the District Sales Manager
* Performs general (6S) housekeeping of service equipment and immediate area to supplement the Company’s value package
* Provides communication and feedback to the sales representative and DSM as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction
* Utilizes company technology to complete daily tasks, order generation, tracking, routing as defined by the company.
* Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose

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Real Merchandising Specialist Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Jewelry Sales and Merchandising Specialist Modern Art Jewelers, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Jul 10, 2016 $162,000
Commodity Merchandising Specialist-Latin America Luzar LLC Miami, FL Feb 19, 2015 $147,763
Merchandising Specialist H Mart Annandale Inc. Annandale, VA Sep 16, 2015 $102,305
Merchandising Specialist R&B Collection Inc. Little Ferry, NJ Sep 28, 2013 $85,838
Merchandising Specialist H Mart Hartsdale LLC Hartsdale, NY Sep 12, 2015 $85,400
Retail Trade Merchandising Specialist Sungwon, Inc. Ellicott City, MD Sep 16, 2014 $83,480
Merchandising Specialist KR Intercorp Inc. New York, NY Jun 11, 2012 $83,250
Merchandising Specialist Hanatour USA Inc. Los Angeles, CA Jun 07, 2016 $72,000
Merchandising Specialist H Mart West Inc. Diamond Bar, CA Sep 11, 2015 $69,915
Merchandising Specialist H Mart Boston LLC Burlington, MA Sep 10, 2015 $67,327
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Top Skills for A Merchandising Specialist

NewMerchandiseCustomerServicePlanogramSpecificationsSalesFloorProductPlacementPlan-O-GramsCategoryStoreManagementSetupBuyersLogisticsLossPreventionRetailStoresCompanyStandardsSalesGoalsProductKnowledgeInventoryControlStorePersonnelSKUDepot

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Top Merchandising Specialist Skills

  1. New Merchandise
  2. Customer Service
  3. Planogram Specifications
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Participated actively in ordering new merchandise based on current trends, past sales and popular in store items.
  • Go to employee for sales, customer service, merchandising, and nursery needs.
  • Arrange product according to planogram specifications.
  • Merchandised sales floor ensuring product availability and correct presentation to maximize sales.
  • Ensured proper placement of product to increase sales * Trained new employees on the standards of product placement

Top Merchandising Specialist Employers

What Kind Of Companies Hire a Merchandising Specialist

  1. Best Buy
  2. Old Navy, Inc.
  3. Acosta
  4. Anderson Merchandisers
  5. ActionLink, LLC
  6. Books-A-Million
  7. O'Reilly Auto Parts
  8. Gap
  9. SPAR Group
  10. Aeropostale
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