PART TIME/ON CALL RETAIL MERCHANDISER
Job Specifics: Jacent Strategic Merchandising is hiring for a Part Time Merchandiser in your area. In this position, the Merchandiser would manage the merchandising of impulse items displayed on clip strips & j-hooks in specific areas of supermarkets. The Merchandiser would cultivate relationships with in-store management, execute merchandising resets, and build retail displays. The Merchandiser would also seek to improve the consumer buying experience by creating merchandising solutions in their assigned stores through the proper implementation of plan-o-grams, new item placement, void corrections, stock rotations, and building displays. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, quick learner, has a strong attention to detail, and works well in independent situations. The ideal candidate must also possess excellent organizational skills, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with business partners to be successful.
Our Merchandisers: Jacent merchandisers are the heart and soul of our team. They’re on the front lines in over 14,000 stores, placing just the right products, building displays, and working with store personnel—right in their own community. Jacent Strategic Merchandising offers a flexible, rewarding work experience. You’ll be empowered with the tools, technologies, and knowledge to be effective in your work and to grow your career. And you’ll be joining an industry powerhouse with a rich heritage and solid company values.
- Be your own boss
- Competitive compensation
- Connect with your community
- Join the industry leader
What we’re looking for:
- Must be 18 years old or older
- Self-motivated and keen attention to detail
- Flexibility and being able to adapt to change
- Organized and able to schedule your time efficiently
- Professional & friendly demeanor with a sense of accountability
- Available mornings & afternoons, Monday to Friday
- Reliable transportation
- Reliable access to a computer, internet and printer to use for company-related business
- Ability to lift up to 35 pounds and be on feet for 3 to 8 hours
- Computer literate and able to operate a smart phone or tablet utilizing different applications and internet for company business, like ordering, GPS tracking, and time recording
- Must be able to read, speak and understand English
- High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience required
- 1 to 2 years previous merchandising, grocery or retail sales experience preferred
The position is approx. 0-20 hours per week.
COMPENSATION: $13.50/ HOURLY with paid mileage and travel time
In order to be considered you must live centrally located to Norwalk CT and surrounding towns.
All qualified applicants welcome, please apply online at:
Jacent Strategic Merchandising:
With the industry’s largest database of retail intelligence, the deepest inventory of impulse products, and the most experienced team, we’re the premier strategic merchandising partner to North America’s retailers.
Jacent Strategic Merchandising sources, warehouses, ships, and stocks over 3,500 impulse items to 14,000 retail stores across the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. We create a strategic merchandising plan for each store–then place the ideal impulse items in the ideal locations, with follow-up re-ordering and re-stocking. In addition to our impulse business, Jacent Strategic Merchandising offers retail insights and services, such as audits and shelf stocking, to help stores run at peak efficiency.
The result of our work is two-fold: By connecting consumers with the right items—even ones they didn’t know they were looking for—we inspire shopping experiences. And in the process, we’re helping our retail customers generate incremental sales. It’s a win-win.
The Company (Jacent Strategic Merchandising) will make all employment decisions regarding employees and applicants for employment without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.