Retail Brand Advocate Full-Time (Merchandising)

Lawrence Merchandising - Sarasota, FL3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $25,000 - $33,000 a year
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Overview:
Retail Brand Advocate (Full-time)

Summary:
The retail Full-time
Brand Advocate
will effectively and efficiently merchandise product at store level while building relationships with key store personnel. This associate communicates key initiatives and information to store employees and managers regarding new product launches and existing product lines. Primary responsibility is to drive sales for our client. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a tenacious troubleshooter, and adaptable.

Requirements:
1-year retail merchandising experience
Advanced understanding of technology (smart phones, audio head phones, tablets, MP3 players, and Wi-Fi connectivity)
Valid driver's license with clean driving record
Own vehicle with insurance (paid travel time and mileage reimbursement for personal car use)
Ability to store and transport supplies and point of purchase materials needed to complete job responsibilities
Available to complete on-line and in-person training as needed
Monday - Friday work schedule, 8am to 5pm (Holiday's and weekends as needed) - overnight travel is required in some territories (travel expenses reimbursed) and may include air travelMust have a computer with internet/email access and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
Personal credit card for travel reimbursement
Regularly lift up to 25pounds, stand, stoop, bend, kneel for duration of shifts
Ability to pass background and drug screen
High School Diploma or equivalent

Job Duties:
Support a well-known technology brand in retail locations to achieve the goals of our client working closely with store employees to build partnerships, educating and inspiring them about the brand
Maintain working knowledge of all client products in order to be a subject matter expert
Merchandising and stocking gift cards on specified fixtures and planograms
Correct in-store merchandising issues as needed (display, fixture, product placement, pricing)
Maintaining demo units and displays
Replacing graphic signage on fixtures and demo displays
Cleaning dedicated fixtures and demo displays
Accurately completing store visit reports, paperwork, and on-going personal training in a timely manner, meeting all deadlines
Manage schedule independently, ensuring territory (approx. 50-70 locations) visits are covered efficiently and per expectations
Develop, implement and maintain a business plan for the designated territory, driving measurable results for stores
Quickly adapt to existing processes and learn new technological advances
Ability to download and install software updates as well as job-specific apps and tools
Qualified candidates should fill out an application by clicking the "Apply for this job online" button to be considered or visit our website to submit an application at http://www. lmsvc. com/careers/merchandiser-jobs/apply/