Sample Job Description for Merchandising Specialist

This sample job description template for the position of Merchandising Specialist will help you in preparing a real JD for this opening in your company.

Job Title: Merchandising Specialist

Location of the Job: Toronto, ON M5C2L7

Years of Experience: 2 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Please see the Job Summary and minimum qualifications for the Market Pricing Specialist Western Canada.​ This position is based in Calgary.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update weekly merchandising standards documents
  • Publish weekly merchandising display
  • Coordinate printing of weekly merchandiser
  • Collect information from Category Mgmt departments
  • Recommend profit tips and cross merchandising opportunities to the stores
  • Ensures program guidelines are followed by confirming rain check follow ups are completed, confirming functionality check are complete and problems are reported to the manager
  • Monitors floor merchandise including up-stocking product, down-stocking product and moving all product off the sales floor prior to opening
  • Follows weekly merchandising kit instructions, merchandises designated areas including confirming products are put on the sales floor properly and in a timely manner, and arranging product according to plan-o-gram specifications

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office suite
  • Above average communication skills (oral and written)
  • Above average communication skills (oral and written)
  • Post secondary diploma in business/management – Preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Salary: $14.00 – $18.00 Hourly DOE