Travel Retail Merchandiser

Glen Burnie, MD
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
**Overview:** To all you incredibly talented, challenge **seekers** , dare-to **dreamers** , early rise in the morning **go-getters** , outside-of-the-box **thinkers** , experience-driven **trendsetters** , and creative brainstorming **doodlers** , we just have for words: We're looking for you. **CROSSMARK Travel Retail Representatives are vital to our success!!.** In an increasingly complex retail environment, our specialized Travel Retail Representatives are providing consumers with the opportunity to see and purchase latest or improved products from our clients. Team members will travel around the country implementing plano-grams, schematic layouts, department or brand resets in a variance of major retailers in the United States. **Responsibilities:** + Overnight travel to various retail locations around the United States to execute instore resets + Travel arrangements paid/reimbursed per company policy. + Execute retail merchandising tasks, encompassing the ability to read and understand **plano-grams** and **_schematic layouts_** , as well as the implementation of department or brand **_resets_** in grocery/retail setting. + Tearing down and rebuilding shelves, and displays. + Strong execution skills with the ability to meet challenging/changing deadlines + Ability to interface effectively with clients, leadership and managers in a positive, cooperative and professional manner at all times. + High collaboration, engagement and customer service focus is essential. + Accurately report all completed retail tasks via the appropriate designated systems on the day the work is performed. + Complete required training and certification programs. + Engage every work day with CROSSMARK'S communication tools for the purpose of accurately planning, reporting, and reviewing work. + Provide excellent customer service and develop a professional working relationship with store management, associates and other merchandising companies to effectively meet company and client objectives. + Insure proper maintenance on all company equipment. + Ability to receive required product/materials at a secure location, to be utilized for resets + Follow company policies, procedures, and position responsibilities. **Qualifications:** To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. + Prior retail reset or merchandising experience (preferred) + Ability to successfully complete department, brand or general **_reset_** work activities as scheduled. + Communicate effectively with store (client) personnel/management, regarding tasks, sales activities, promotions and client sales plan objectives. + Reliable transportation - must be able to transport yourself and required product/materials from your residence to execute a variety of work (must be able to travel to multiple locations, typically between 25-40 miles - _mileage reimbursement is_ provided).Travel is required for this position _._ Associate that utilizes a personal vehicle for business purposes are required to maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and the minimum auto insurance coverage specified by the associate's state of residence. + Language Skills: English is the primary language skill, however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity. **Hours of Operations & Availability** **_(Full time Associate)_** + This role is not expected to exceed **_40 hrs. a week_** , although the company does maintain discretion to change the hours, based on the needs of the client and or business + Typical hours of operation are Monday through Friday (Weekend travel may be required), **5** **_am and occasional 8 am start_** time for an 8 hours shifts. **Computer and Technology Proficiency** + Basic computer literacy-using: MS Word, Outlook & Internet Explorer + Regular access to a computer or printer (to check email, complete training & print reports) + Ability to navigate and utilize a tablet and or smartphone technology, g. photo uploads & using apps + Reliable Internet access **Physical Demands** + While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or balance. + The employee is regularly required to lift up to 30 pounds and to occasionally lift up to 60 pounds from the floor to waist or chest high. + Resets: can be very physical in nature. Reset activities could include: removing items from the shelf, moving shelves, building fixtures and displays, reorganizing the products according to the Plano-gram provided, replacing shelf tags, filling in new products and retrieving additional stock when necessary. **Education/Experience** + High school diploma or general education degree (GED) **_Associates are required to submit to a standard background check and drug screening as required when designated by the client._** **Req ID** _2017-64406_ **Job Locations** _US_ _-_ _MD_ _-_ _Glen Burnie_ **Posted Date** _3/15/2017_ **Category** _Retail/Merchandising_