Pricing & Merchandising Specialist

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores - Bridgeview, IL3.5

Part-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $60,000 a year
The Pricing & Merchandise Specialist is responsible for maintaining in-store presentation and controlling inventory pricing practices to meet or beat planned inventory shrink and improve margins. The Pricing & Merchandise Specialist supports the Sales Team by maintaining accurate pricing on products, ensuring proper tagging, signing, and use of starbursts to convey value to customers. The Pricing & Merchandising Specialist provides store leadership, a key resource to improve communications and business performance. They are accountable for complying to the Code of Business Conduct and overall business practices. The Pricing & Merchandising Specialist must have day, evening and weekend availability to work.

Job Duties:
Updates 991 tags to maintain accurate cadence pricing
Maintains price tag presentation by retagging/replacing distressed tags
Processes Price Change Notifications by updating merchandise tags
Sets end-cap displays and signing
Works 991 Exception report and maintains integrity of items on the 991 table
Assists with store-level Marketing efforts, including postings on Craigslist and local flyer distribution
Follows the Web-to-Store process for items that are sold from the store through
Creates promotional signs
Sets weekly ads and updates pricing of items in the store weekly, including Great Value Items and "Crazy Deal" items
Supports leadership by performing the following activities: updates the Communications Board, as needed; posts schedules for store Associates; and pulls and posts Key Reports
Reviews supply quantities and orders replenishment needs weekly (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
Prepares deposits, handles receipts and disbursements and issues checks for local payments (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
Performs audits on sales/refunds and disbursement detail (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
Processes mail, invoices through Dallas Accounts Payable (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
Adheres to pricing and merchandising processes
Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
Strong drive for results
Action oriented, with strong execution skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Knowledge of store and retail operations
Excellent communication skills
Ability to pay attention to detail
Computer literacy