Samples/Order Staging Advisor

Impact Innovations Inc. - Clara City, MN


Impact Innovations Inc., based in Clara City, is a leading holiday products marketing company selling holiday consumer products to the largest retailers in North America, including accounts like Target, Walmart, Menards etc. We are a division of Design Group Americas based in Atlanta GA whose parent company IG Design Group is based in the United Kingdom. Design Group Americas offers a comprehensive assortment of creative, fashionable and functional products embellished with design accents that create a high perceived value in the consumer products market.

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS: The person in this position must be very good at working independently with excellent time management skills. This position includes three distinct areas of responsibility - samples, orders and labels. You will ensure that the paperwork for the orders that go out to the floor correspond with the reports that the departments are currently packing. Learn customer specific label requirements, print and distribute labels for those orders. Verify at the end of each day orders that have been completed and are ready for shipping. You will work closely with all account managers, consistently working on multiple sample requests. Open and inspect all incoming sample packages, consult with Marketing Product Managers to determine if the samples are good to go onto the shelves or changes need to be made. Help the account managers prepare for store sets, trade shows and mock ups needed for their customers. There could be many last minute rush requests that need to be processed immediately.


Getting orders from account managers.

Generate bi-weekly production report and distribute. Organize orders by date and place in order based on production reports.

Distribute paperwork to order staging and shipping. Run labels for the departments based on production reports. Pre-tickets – run a sample for account manager to get approval. Monitor label and ribbon inventory and inform supervisor when supplies are needed.

Generate Target Barcodes as needed (from Target Account Manager request) Know what samples carry over from year to year, reorganize sample room as needed. Apply all packaging to boxes and headers as it becomes available. Pull all samples timely and have ready to ship by date on sample request sheet. Keep track of inventory and inform marketing manager when more is needed. Inform supervisor of any needed supplies, boxes, bubble wrap, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to run all labels using the Bartender software. Basic knowledge of Excel and Syspro is helpful but not required. Follow written and verbal instructions. Good communication skills between all departments. Work independently in a team environment.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Clara City, MN (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules