Regional Field Merchandiser

New Barnet, England, United Kingdom Full-time

Regional Field Merchandiser x3

Buyagift Plc

We are recruiting for:

  • Southern England (based in or around Guildford/Surrey)

Fantastic opportunity for a Field Merchandiser to join this highly successful and growing gift experience company. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual who wants to be part of a key growth business channel. 


You will be responsible for ensuring that all products are replenished and presented to company expectations in all stores in your region. You will build strong relationships with the Debenhams store management teams and other retailers that we stock our products with. You will be expected to review store by store sales data on an on-going basis and make improvements to merchandising placements.  Your aim will also be to facilitate improved placement and increased exposure during key trading periods. 


The role is field based and will require extensive travel across the region and other regions on an ad hoc basis.


About the role:

  • Arrange comprehensive weekly / bi-weekly / monthly store visits
  • Ensure an in-depth knowledge of current Smartbox product ranges and company best sellers
  • Build excellent in-store relationships with managers and store staff to maximise sales; through product and brand knowledge and excellent customer service
  • Conduct staff training sessions on a seasonal basis, ensuring that all staff fully understand the features and benefits of the Smartbox product range and that they are motivated to sell those products
  • Merchandise product to company guidelines and ensure stocks are maximised at all times
  • Feedback any stock issues, display potential, competitor activity and any other information to assist Head Office
  • Build excellent instore relationships to ensure units are placed in best position & to ensure retail presentation is of a high standard
  • Ensure that all administration is completed accurately and sent to the relevant people on time
  • Communicate best practice and lessons learned to Field Team and Merchandising Manager
  • Receiving stock deliveries to your home address
  • Installation of display systems and POS materials
  • Log visits and feedback electronically on company software to produce reporting

About you:

  • You must have experience within fast paced retail environments in a similar role
  • Proven delivery of commercial targets
  • Outstanding communicator and team player
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Solid forward planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Confident working individually whilst being managed remotely
  • You must have a full UK driver’s license and use of a car

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