Retail Merchandise Specialist

Employer
Parksite Inc
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionPlease fill in the information below and use the navigational buttons to continue. Warning: Using your browser's Back and Forward buttons may produce undesirable results. Position : Drive volume and profit growth with Retail accounts executing the sales and marketing plans and programs. Responsibilities: Stock Program : Assure stores are adequately inventoried. Educate store associates with: · Product Knowledge · Placing Orders/Replenishment · Maintain / refresh merchandising and support collateral · Replenish literature Special Order Business: · Promote Parksite as the preferred Special Order Vendor in the respective departments of our key suppliers. · Promote brand awareness by training store associates and managers as well as participate in sales events. · Have a good understanding of retailer's online ordering platforms and how store associates interact and place orders. · Educate store associates and consumers on the unique benefits and value proposition of the brands we supply. · Build and grow a rapport at the store level with key personnel (sales, PSA, etc) and influencers. · Maintain merchandising, signage, and literature. Experience: · Minimum of 10 years business experience, including significant amount of sales and/or marketing experience or a combination. · Familiar with the building products industry and channel marketing. · Bachelor's degree a plus Skills & Competencies: · Strong ability to work independently and manage objectives with demonstrated initiative. · Strong customer engagement skills, able to draw customers with our products and solutions. · Ability to think through issues and opportunities from the customer's perspective. Physical Requirements/Environment: · Must be able to physically maneuver and handle merchandise. · Long periods of standing and walking during scheduled work days. · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. · Extensive travel within defined geographic territory required. What Parksite Offers You: · Car allowance, if applicable · 401K Plan with Company match · Company-Paid Life Insurance · Flexible Spending Account Plan · Business casual dress code · Health & Dental Insurance Plans [PPO] · A positive work environment of team players with high employee morale · A stake in "your" company with our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)Company DescriptionAbout Us Parksite is a sales, marketing, and distribution company serving many segments of the building industry, with a focus on both interior and exterior products. We are proud to supply the best Fabricators and Building Material dealers with category leading products for the residential, commercial, and remodeling markets.