JOB TITLE: Merchandising Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Edinburgh
Job Reference : 10385SB Job Category : Retail
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 31/01/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : competitive salary; car; bonus; pension
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Job Title: Merchandising Manager Location: Lothian, Edinburgh & Scottish Borders The Role: As the Merchandising Manager you will be managing a large team of merchandisers. You will ensure the effective display, merchandising and seasonal programmes are implemented throughout your area. Covering Lothian, Edinburgh and Scottish borders area.


Job Description

Job Title: Merchandising Manager
Location: Lothian, Edinburgh & Scottish Borders

The Role:
As the Merchandising Manager you will be managing a large team of merchandisers. You will ensure the effective display, merchandising and seasonal programmes are implemented throughout your area. Covering Lothian, Edinburgh and Scottish borders area, the main duties will include:
* Motivating and leading a large team of part-time merchandisers
* Communicate and negotiate with store management to ensure best promotion of product range across a variety of retail outlets
* Ensure effective implementation of display, merchandising and promotions are carried out to maximise territory sales
* Recruitment and selection for merchandisers within your region
* Implementing corporate strategy for all merchandising projects
* Coaching and training merchandisers as necessary
The Candidate:
Previous Merchandising Management experience within a retail merchandising or territory management role is essential. The successful Merchandising Manager must be able to demonstrate a successful background of product merchandising and have excellent communication skills. An essential part of this role is managing a large team so proven experience of people management and developing team performance is required. A full, UK driving licence is essential for this role.
Package:
Competitive salary, company car, 25 days holiday, company bonus, pension, life assurance


Job Keywords

Merchandising Manager; Area Merchandiser; Retail; Sales; Edinburgh; Lothian; Scotland



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