Seasonal Merchandiser

Spectrum Brands
Fairfax, VA
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
Division InformationSpectrum Brands - Pet, Home & Garden, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading supplier of well-recognized consumer products globally for the pet supply markets, and nationally for the home, lawn and garden insect and weed control markets. The company delivers innovative products of outstanding quality for the pet owners of dogs, cats, birds, small animals, fish and reptiles. The company also delivers groundbreaking products of exceptional value and top-notch quality, so consumers benefit from insect and weed control solutions. The Home & Garden brands - Spectracide(R), Garden Safe(R), Hot Shot(R), Cutter(R), Repel(R), Black Flag(R) and Liquid Fence(R) - and the Pet Brands - Tetra(R), Instant Ocean(R), Marineland(R), 8-in-1(R), Dingo(R), FURminator(R) and Nature's Miracle(R) - are well-recognized by consumers for delivering exceptional value and trusted results.Job SummaryResponsible for servicing, merchandising, and promoting the sale of company's consumer packaged goods products within established national retail accounts in assigned territory. Additionally this position is responsible for building consumer loyalty by assisting consumers in selecting products appropriate to their need, through asking questions, listening, recommending products and influencing the salePrimary Duties & ResponsibilitiesMaintaining store presentation standards through building displays, , fixture installation, store sets, shelf maintenance, down stock, retrofits, inventory reconciliation, display maintenance and POP installation.Identify opportunities for incremental display space to drive volume goals.Provide product knowledge training to store personnel with the intention of allowing them to better drive sales to the end user.Cover multiple stores daily in an assigned territoryGenerating sales by increasing brand awareness and trial through direct interactions with consumers in assigned stores.Participate in promotional events in assigned territoryAssist and monitor customer satisfaction.Must understand and demonstrate safe work practices at all times to ensure a safe work environment.Comply with all company policies and procedures.Other duties as assigned.Education and Experience ProfileAn equivalent combination of:High school diploma or GED preferred but NOT REQUIRED and;1 to 2 years previous sales or retail experience ideal.Required SkillsProfessional communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences- consumers, store personnel, and internal information sharingStrong organizational and time management skillsCompetitive drive to succeedAbility to climb ladders and lift up to 60 lbs.Ability to travel extensively using personal transportation within territory with the potential for overnight travel as neededAbility to work flexible hours, weekends and evenings as neededHigh level of initiativeAbility to work effectively with a high level of independenceProblem solving abilityWork EnvironmentThe employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.Ability to climb ladders and the employee must frequently (or occasionally) lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.The noise level and working conditions may be similar to those for a warehouse facility.Exposure to weather conditions while traveling between assigned stores.