Staples Associate Merchandiser in Orange City, Iowa
Source apparel, headwear and ad spec merchandise for assigned clients. Make sure the program meets target expectations for SKU’s, margins, and client satisfaction.
Develop and maintain all speed sku product menus for client projects. Execute art and decoration requests. Confirm product pricing and complete PowerPoint presentations when requested by Team.
Communicate with vendors regarding product and sample features, availability, and costs. Request and review virtual images as needed.
Assist with set up and presentation of product for client reviews and item selections. Perform merchandising assistant duties as needed.
Impact on Business
Influences the perception of SPP with product ideas that are distributed and shared with SPP Customers.
Partners with Account Services Team to ensure that merchandise meets all timelines and expectations of customers. Attends strategy meetings, tradeshows, and related customer meetings to present merchandise assortment or provide direction.
Assist in account review of program and forecasting of items.
Encourages positive morale, teamwork and communication within the department and entire organization.
Innovation and Change
- Key contact for product vendors. Collaborates with vendors in order to obtain product and trend information that supports SPP goals.
Internal & External Customers / Suppliers as well as Third Parties
- Ability to communicate with a high degree of professionalism with both internal and external audiences.
- Develops product ideas that represent SPPs expertise and creativity.
Education/Experience Equivalent (minimum requirements)
Associate or Technical Degree, Merchandising background preferred.
2-4 Years relevant work experience in product marketing, merchandising or related field.
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basisprotected by federal, state, or local law.
Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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