Visual Merchandiser

Undisclosed Company
North West England
£25000 per annum + Van, Pension
09 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Our client, a Fortune 500 manufacturing company, have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Visual Merchandiser to form part of a brand new UK team. Covering the North West region, you will provide comprehensive store support to a number of retail outlets. The key focus is to maximise sales by ensuring the clients products and support material has the best possible locations in store. Training store colleagues is a fundamental part of this role, enabling them to provide the best advice to their customers and sell products.

Key aspects of the role will involve:

*To visit all nominated retailer accounts within the area to ensure all products are presented to their best effect and negotiate additional off-site displays to maximise individual store sales
*To carry out merchandising activities on a daily and weekly basis as required to ensure all service levels are maintained.
*Working with the store colleagues to monitor and maintain good stock levels by making recommendations on the required adjustment to minimum and maximum stock levels in stores
*As the primary representative, develop and maintain close professional relationships with store management and departmental personnel, to maximise sales and develop the business. This relationship should be developed so that you are considered part of the store team.
*Complete regular training with store staff to improve knowledge of our products to enable them to better advise their customers with a view to increasing sales.
*To implement retailer range reviews on schedule in accordance with management instructions and regularly monitor all store fixtures to ensure compliance with customer in store standards.
*To manage the in store program of events in your stores. This includes running in store demonstrations as well as providing additional customer services to support the store during busy periods. This may include assisting with market research and special merchandising projects to further develop the business.

Candidate requirements:

*Efficient planning and display skills to display products to the best effect, highlighting promotional offers where appropriate
*An approachable personality with excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
*Must be self-motivated and able to effectively priorities workload
*Basic DIY knowledge
*Proficient in Microsoft excel and word and using email
*Full, clean driving licence
*Flexibility around working hours and travel essential, including some late evening and weekend working, and overnight stays when required
*To participate in training and development as required
*Attendance and support at Sales meetings, Trade Shows and any other Commercial events as required

In return, our client will provide a company van, laptop and phone, you will have access to the generous company pension scheme and be rewarded with 25 days holiday. In addition you will be eligible for up to 15% bonus taking your yearly OTE to £35,000.

If you are looking to start 2017 in an exciting new role, apply today or contact Kayleigh Wells for more details.

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