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POST DATE 9/10/2019
END DATE 2/5/2020

American Greetings Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA
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Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description

*Looking for someone that lives in North Seattle, near the Sandpoint and Roosevelt neighborhoods

The Merchandiser is responsible for obtaining schedule and order information for assigned accounts and calling on those accounts in a timely fashion. Through the use of Best Practice techniques, the Merchandiser maintains the greeting card department for American Greetings (AG) by reordering merchandise, straightening merchandise on display, putting up or taking down seasonal merchandise, counting carryover and performing other tasks.

Plans schedule through obtaining order and scheduled hours from WHQ.
o Plans work week with Area Supervisor (AS) and in concert with order arrival.
o Keeps within designated hours.
o Meets order and stratification deadlines.
Contacts store management in a professional/customer-driven manner on every call.
Using Best Practices, maintains the Everyday Department by:
o Reordering stock-controlled merchandise
o Filling displays with company merchandise
o Putting orders away (if required)
o Straightening merchandise
o Sorting, removing, preparing credit (as directed by Supervisor) of damaged and soiled merchandise
o Pricing merchandise (if required)
o Dusting and cleaning cabinets and merchandise (when necessary)
Using Best Practices, maintains the Seasonal Department by:
o Informing the supervisor of any shortages of seasonal merchandise
o Setting up display per chain guidelines
o Straightening and filling display
o Tearing down, inventorying and destroying carryover merchandise for return
o Being available for holiday set-up, service and take down schedules
Completes assigned paperwork and phone work correctly and on time.
o Account Service Record (SA-301)
o In-store requirements
o Other reports required by supervisor
Communicates fixtures issues promptly to AS.
Follows appropriate work schedule and calls on assigned accounts. Reports weekly work time as designated by Supervisor. Recharges scanner/transmits data as directed.
Communicates with supervisor regularly regarding changes or problems in the department, competitive activity in the department, or changes in store operations.
Participates in revisions and new installations as directed.
Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Conforms to AG policies including all safety directives. Follows Chain and store policies/procedures as they affect the merchandising of the greeting card department and in matters of store security.
May be assigned company property or equipment to perform certain task; required to return company property upon separation of employment.
Other duties as assigned.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Required Education:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Required Length & Type of Experience:
The qualified candidate will have prior successful retail, merchandising, or customer service experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to use appropriate technology for position (i.e. PDA, phone, PC).
Outstanding interpersonal & relationship-building skills with peers, supervisors and customers.
Strong oral & written communication skills.
Ability to read & understand instructions (either written or oral).
Basic math skills to include the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Strong time-management and organizational skills.
Current valid driver s license with good driving record. Must have reliable transportation.
Able to manage a flexible part-time work schedule.

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
While performing the the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, stoop, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle,carry or push; and reach with hands and arms.
Precisely manipulates single and groups of AG product; removes cello wrap, maneuvers carts, opens cartons and uses a hand-held scanner or PDA device
Retrieves and acts on both written and oral communications from WHQ or management; reads directions/diagrams in English and correctly executes programs at store level.
The employee is frequently required to lift, push and/or move up to 40 lbs with assistance.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The characteristics listed below are representative of the work environment typically encountered by an individual while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a normal retail/office environment.
Daily travel is expected. No overnight travel is required.

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