Retail Sales and Merchandising Rep- Part Time in Edmonton

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Edmonton
  • Job Type:
    Retail
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2018

Job Description

Job Title:              Retail Sales and Merchandising Rep- Part Time

Reporting to:       Manager, Retail Operations

Location:             Edmonton

 

 



About Spin Master

 

Spin Master (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. We are best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Meccano®, and 2017 Toys of the Year Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2000, we have received 83 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 25 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of our competitors. To date, we have produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and our current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,500 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia. Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Creating innovative fun stuff
  • Ideas: no matter where they come from
  • Integrity always, no foolin’
  • Partnerships: being successful together
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • People having fun working and growing together
  • Driving results

 

Job Overview:

 

Retail Sales and Merchandising Reps are an essential part of Spin Master’s business. Through development of strong working relationships with our retail partners, you will ensure that our products are available on-shelf, at the right location and at the right price. The Part Time Retail Sales and Merchandising Rep works 20 hours per week. Assigned territory will consist of approximately 20-25 retail stores.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Effective completion of all assigned merchandising tasks and activities within assigned Retail store territory. Core merchandising activities include:
  • Ensuring that all listed products are in distribution, and arranged on-shelf according to POG.
  • Ensuring all merchandise is priced and tagged at shelf correctly
  • Assembling/setting-up all arranged promotional displays or end-caps
  • Ensuring all signage is correctly set-up and displayed
  • Packing out product
  • Securing incremental display space
  • Writing Direct To Store orders in Walmart
  • Reporting on low stocks and no stocks
  • Developing effective relationships with Retail store personnel and management
  • Complete all scheduled store visits and call reports within timelines provided or as instructed by Supervisor
  • Effective and efficient scheduling of own work and travel time across assigned territory
  • Communicate effectively with assigned Merchandising Supervisor, Manager/Director of Merchandising and Retail Merchandising counterparts. Retrieve all company voice mail and email messages on scheduled workdays.
  • Timely and accurate preparation, completion and submission of all necessary call reports, expense reports and project materials including digital images and documentation of competitive intelligence
  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with all retailers and associated retail staff and management
  • Completion of special projects as assigned by Supervisor from time-to-time

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

 

  • 2 -3 years previous experience in a Sales Merchandising role with a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) organization or third party merchandising company preferred. Alternatively, previous experience working in retail within the mass merchandise, grocery or specialty channels is required
  • Direct exposure to the toy industry is preferred
  • Available to work 20 hrs/week
  • Flexibility to work holidays, evenings and/or weekends as required
  • Available to conduct occasional (approximately 3-4 per year) weekend product demonstrations
  • Knowledge of the retail environment merchandising practices
  • Able to perform physical tasks for extended time-periods including the lifting of 40lbs
  • Technical skills including the ability to access company voice mail and perform web based data entry
  • Must have own daily access to a computer with Internet, Microsoft Office programs and email capabilities, including ability to create, edit, print, scan and/or fax documents
  • Access to a vehicle for business use and is able to transport goods to stores from time-to-time
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, and proof of vehicle insurance coverage. Current State DMV record will be required at hire. Please note that license, registration and insurance must be valid in work state.

 

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.