Retail Merchandising Specialist - Springfield, IL Territory
Location: Springfield, Illinois
Type: Full Time
2 Year Degree
Please note: Candidate should reside in or around Springfiled, IL or surrounding areas. This position will require travel everyday to stores from MO, IA, and IL.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under general supervision of the Retail Merchandising Services Manager or Supervisor, supports sales associates with effective merchandising activities at jointly called on stores. Services medium and large accounts by applying merchandising standards, educating store personnel on optimal product assortment in order to maximize sales & profits, and providing stellar customer focus.
Responsible for implementing company standards for store appearance and merchandise arrangement by working collaboratively with in-store personnel.
Assists new customers in initial store set up and optimal merchandise stocking techniques.
Evaluates current store stock level and replenishes inventory by placing actual orders or suggesting ordering quantities.
Responsible for removing damaged and outdated merchandise from shelves; returns process administered for qualified stores.
Actively involved in product relocation, store resets, and labeling for new and existing inventories.
Merchandises specific categories within a store environment using planogram implementation in conjunction with analytical store-specific data.
Serves as a front end consultant to customers when dealing with product placement and merchandising concepts.
Utilizes ABC reporting data to gage product sales and ordering from DCs as well as generating tailored reports for store personnel on an as needed basis.
Prepares Store Layout & Design drawings using Visio software for qualified customers.
Records all store activities and observations into CRM.
Maintains ongoing collaborative efforts and communications with Community & Specialty Pharmacy, Health Systems, and Business Development Sales teams.
Attends District and Regional meetings, trainings, and tradeshows on an as needed basis.
Requires broad training in fields such as business administration, customer service, sales, marketing, or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a Degree Program or equivalent combination of experience and education. Normally requires at least two (2) years of directly related and progressively responsible experience.
MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to travel 70% or more within assigned territory as well as other areas if needed
Strong customer service/sales skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Strong work ethic; focused and disciplined
Good mathematical, computer, and analytical skills
AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC) fosters a positive impact on the health of people and communities around the world by advancing the development and delivery of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products. As a leading global healthcare company, with a foundation in pharmaceutical distribution and solutions for manufacturers, pharmacies, and providers, we create unparalleled access, efficiency, and reliability for human and animal health. Our 42,000 global team members power our purpose: We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.
AmerisourceBergen focuses on driving an inspiring and inclusive culture. We challenge our people to lead fulfilling lives both in and outside of work.
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