Electronics Merchandising Specialist - Part Time - Alexandria

Arlington, VA
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Full Time
ActionLink is inviting you to join our team of Electronics Retail Merchandisers! What does an ActionLink Merchandiser do? ActionLink is a retail services organization that provides merchandising execution in retail locations throughout the country and we work with the latest consumer electronics. We are hired by product manufacturers to complete merchandising projects in various retail stores. If selected, you would be assigned a territory using a radius from your home base and would have responsibility for all merchandising projects scheduled to be completed in those stores. Our company specializes in consumer electronics. This means that ActionLink Merchandisers work with the latest technologies which can include: computers/laptops, tablets, mobile devices, TV and home theater, audio equipment, appliances and more. General duties include but not limited to: Ensuring product is stocked and visibly appealing Setting product to planogram Auditing displays and stock according to planogram Install interactive displays for consumer electronics Troubleshoot displays and display components Other merchandising duties as assigned What days & hours will I work? Projects in the assigned territory must be completed during the week they are scheduled. With very few exceptions, you control the dates and times that you complete the projects between Monday through Friday, before 6:00 PM. Our merchandising reps enjoy the flexibility in scheduling. What does it take to be an ActionLink Merchandiser? Merchandisers must be organized, motivated, self-starters who can work independently and be counted on to get their work done on time, every time, in the best possible way. ActionLink has a great relationship with our clients so it is important that each of our merchandisers have outstanding customer service skills. Merchandisers must be able to communicate effectively with employees in their stores to get the job done. They must be able to follow direction and complete reports in a timely manner. Parts of the merchandising job can be physical. This position sometimes requires lifting up to 50 pounds, standing for long hours,, frequently reaching above and below the shoulders, kneeling, bending, and crouching. Occasional use of ladders may be necessary. Our merchandisers work quickly and efficiently using their smart devices and personal computers to complete all project reporting, so having a smart device that uses an iOS or Android operating system and has a data plan is important. We also utilize a state-of-the-art web-based system so all employees need to have regular access to a computer with Internet access, email and a printer. It is each merchandiser's responsibility to get to their work site therefore reliable transportation is a must. Online training is provided for all merchandising employees. We also support our reps in the field via our call center and direct contact with their District Manager. Our merchandisers work independently but they are not unsupported. Requirements Must be at least 18 years of age Must be legally authorized to work in the U. S. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening upon offer of employment Must maintain our professional appearance standards Must complete a Digital Interview called a HireVue to be considered for the position. The Hirevue is then forwarded to the Hiring Manager for review [Click Here to Email Your Resume]