Part Time Seasonal Retail Merchandiser & Product Counselor - 1402350

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
$10-$12 hr
Estimated season March 1st - June 13th
31-40 hrs a week
Flexible schedule!
Responsible for 3 stores
The Seasonal Retail Merchandiser is responsible for providing world-class store service and sales to our retail partners. This includes merchandising Scotts' products in the partner stores, in-store sales and counseling customers, executing store sets and constructing promotional materials for the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.
-Understanding and seeking out consumer's needs.
-Influence and educate retail customers on the selection and use of Scotts products as appropriate.
-Work closely with the Sales Manager and store personnel to provide input and feedback on sales related issues, opportunities and inventory needs.
Key Work Performed:
oMerchandise Scotts products by executing seasonal resets; restocking shelves, racks, and displays; cleaning and facing product; repairing or removing damaged items; re-labeling grass seed and other products.
oInstall and maintain point of purchase materials.
oInitiate interactions with consumers in stores to understand their needs and fill their needs with Scotts' products.
oProvide recommendations and product knowledge to both consumers and retail customer associates.
oAssemble fixtures and in-store displays.
oConduct consumer counseling sessions including lawn and garden educational clinics, promotional events and in-aisle consumer education as needed.
oFill consumer needs with Scotts' products
oComplete all required reports in a timely and accurate manner. (e.g. time sheets, surveys etc.)
oUtilize proper safety techniques and equipment and report incidents to Safety/Management in a timely fashion.
Required Qualifications:
?At least 18 years of age
?Strong initiative, self-motivation, and be able to work independently with little or no supervision
?Ability to effectively communicate, understand consumer needs and explain how Scotts products can fill those needs. Provide detailed product information, as appropriate, to respond to consumer questions and concerns
?Ability to work evenings and weekends during in-season periods
?Basic computer skills to be able to navigate a web-based time entry system to enter time worked each day
?Good organization and planning skills
?Ability and willingness to learn about Scotts products and retail partner store procedures and processes
?Ability to lift, push and pull up to 60 lbs. on a regular basis
?Ability to regularly climb an 8'-12' safety ladder while carrying product.
?Willingness and ability to be exposed to changes in temperature and humidity including indoor/outdoor working conditions.
?Willingness to submit to The Scotts Company pre-hire screening, which includes drug screen, criminal history check, social security validation, automobile insurance verification and Motor Vehicle Request (MVR) check Possession of a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
?May have to transport point of purchase (POP) signage and travel to different stores during a single shift
?Daily access to the Internet to input hours worked.
?Ability to provide your own sturdy leather shoe to be used while in stores.
?Completion of all required on-line training courses within appropriate time period (e.g. policies, procedures, product knowledge etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:
+ High school diploma or equivalent.
+ Previous retail merchandising experience.
+ Previous customer sales or service experience
If interested, have questions or need additional information;
Contact Andy (866) 203-8227 x-5054

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