Part Time Merchandiser- Somerville, NJ

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

American Greetings Somerville, NJ

Somerville, NJ
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


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Position Title
Part Time Merchandiser- Somerville, NJ

Somerville, NJ

Job Description
"AMERICAN GREETINGS has exciting opportunities available for Retail Greeting Card Merchandisers.

American Greetings creates expressions of happiness, laughter and love to make everyday connections a little more meaningful. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of our organization by ensuring that the greeting card department is maintained in the stores you are assigned. The part time hours will vary depending on the store location(s).

For all positions available, the ideal candidate will be a quick learner who can work independently in a busy retail environment and/or work as part of a team. The position allows autonomy to schedule work hours around commitments and activities you enjoy!

Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintain the greeting card lines in local retail stores
Restock, organize and move products from storage to the sales floor
Arrange innovative and fun displays and cycle seasonal merchandise
Use internet-based technology to place orders, receive display instructions, report hours worked and communicate with American Greetings supervisors
Interact and maintain positive relationships and open communication with store personnel and managers

The starting pay is $10.00 per hour with potential to be more based on experience or education. The position averages 10-15 hours per week.This position offers a variable schedule that will require that you have open availability during normal business hours (days/hours will vary week to week) and occasional weekends. Availability to work the days before and after major holidays is a must.

Working Zip Code(s) for location: 08876

Experience Required:
"Position Requirements:
Access to a reliable internet connection and transportation
Ability to work independently and be self motivated
Strong oral & written communication skills including reading & following written instructions
Able to operate provided technology appropriate for position
Prior successful retail, sales, and/or merchandising experience preferred
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Must be 18 or older

Physical and Environmental Requirements:
May be required to work in a back stockroom of the stores with low lighting or confined spaces
Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move up to 40-50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations
Must maintain a quick work pace with optimum time management to maximize productivity
Able to stand for a prolonged period of time

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. We desire to place a priority on referrals of protected veterans. EOE M/F/disability/vet VEVRAA Federal Contractor"

American Greetings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.