Retail Merchandiser

Position: Merchandiser

Location: Raleigh–Durham International Airport

Duties Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizing designs and ideas displaying the products of the store innovatively and attractively.
  • Frequently changing displays in accordance with the season, market trends and festivities.
  • Ensuring the proper lighting of all signboards of the store.
  • Strategizing the display and branding of store promotions and events for increasing sales of the store.
  • Coordinating with technicians and staff for the proper and safe implementation of display designs.
  • Keeping a track of the purchasing trend of the customers and strategizing presentations accordingly.
  • Work with the divisional merchandise managers to strengthen market relationships and knowledge of market trend, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Understand competitor’s strengths, weaknesses and strategy.
  • Facilitate and promote timely communication and cooperation between stores, merchandising functions, and resources to accomplish sales, margin, and service objectives.

Skills and Specifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good leadership and motivational skills
  • Successful merchandisers possess leadership and organizational skills, the ability to both communicate and negotiate effectively and knowledge of how to read and interpret financial reports.
  • Highly organized and ability to adapt to quickly changing priorities.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, build partnerships and direct teams.
  • The ability to use Microsoft Office and inventory-control software

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing/economics, merchandising or other related area
  • A minimum five(5) years of related retail experience in visual merchandising