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Merchandising Specialist

Company: BDS Connected Solutions, LLC.
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At a Glance

Our Merchandising Specialists work flexible part-time weekday hours traveling between retailers as they ensure home electronics products are on display for consumers to experience and purchase. You will work an average of 20 hours per week while interacting with all the latest tech products and devices at various store locations.

Overview

PURPOSE:

As a Merchandising Specialist, you will represent consumer electronics brands at retail locations to complete multiple merchandising tasks. Your responsibilities will include placing signage, graphics, POP, placing and filling products on shelves and displays, placing or refreshing displays, product section resets. We offer paid training, a great hourly rate as well as paying drive time and mileage.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Sign in and check in with store personal
  • Audit sections or displays, reset sections as per PLANOGRAM to include POP and pricing/fact tags
  • Conduct standard merchandising project or program visits
  • Assemble cardboard shippers
  • Administrative tasks, including but not limited to scheduling and reporting visits.
  • Receive materials at home and take them to retail locations as requested
  • Other tasks as requested by management

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Previous merchandising or retail experience not required

      SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
      • Able to read schematics and correctly connect components
      • Willing to take BDS Online training courses
      • Must be able to work Monday through Friday each week with some occasional weekend work if requested but not mandatory
      • Must be able to work 24 hours per week minimum if PT and 40 hours per week of FT
      • Must utilize BDS APP for Reporting
      • Ability to take clear photos and upload them into the online call form.
      • Must be proficient with using and have a Smartphone/Tablet (Android OS 4.0 or Apple iOS 7.0 or higher) with an active data plan that has GPS compatibility. Capable of using a Smartphone/Tablet to report work and reference documents.
      • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
      • Must be able to travel outside of the market area to conduct outlying work (i.e.., 60+ miles with compensation)
      • Must have a valid driver's license and provide proof of motor vehicle insurance
      • Must have the ability to drive on behalf of the Company, in compliance with Company guidelines; and have the ability to travel within a designated market

        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
        • Regularly stand, walk, bend over, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, balance, grasp, push or pull, talk and/or hear, and drive
        • Always carrying and lifting something into stores up to 10 lbs.
        • Regularly lift and carry up to 45 pounds
        • Frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds
        • Occasionally lift to 100lb with assistance
        • Climb a ladder more than 10 ft. tall.
        • Continuous hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation

          Important Information

          BDS Connected Solutions. ("BDS") is an equal opportunity employer in every aspect of employment, including but not limited to; selection, training, development, and promotion of the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. BDS is committed to equal employment opportunity in all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment that may not be covered in this statement. BDS is an at-will employer.

          BDS Connected Solutions offers a complete suite of Connected Commerce solutions that blend Advocacy, Training, Retail, Virtual, Experiential, and Digital environments to influence the modern buyer, regardless of where they are on their shopping journey. Since 1985, BDS has been inspired by innovation; as we continue to evolve as a trendsetter in today's disruptive market, we enable our clients to do the same. Our industry-leading experts never stop working to discover, design and deploy custom buying solutions that empower brands to achieve and exceed their unique sales goals. BDS is headquartered in Irvine, California with regional offices in New York City, New York; Chicago, Illinois; and Columbus, Ohio. Visit us at for more information. Associated topics: buyer, inventory, merchandise, purchase, raw material, ship, shipment, store, supplier, supply chain

Keywords: BDS Connected Solutions, LLC., Indianapolis , Merchandising Specialist, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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