Merchandise Coordinator

Woonsocket, RI
Job Terms:
Start date:
Posted By:
Margie Franco

Job Description:

Our top-tier Retail and Healthcare client is actively seeking a highly organized, merchandise coordinator who will be responsible for providing administrative support and business analysis to the Leaders within Food, Beverage and Household Supplies. This individual will manage day-to-day administrative tasks, track reporting for the team, and perform a series of ad-hoc projects based on overall team needs and strategic priorities.

1. Administrative Support: Manage calendars and day-to-day administrative needs for the VP and Sr. Director within the Merchandising Team. Schedule and plan meetings, manage budgets, arrange travel, and prepare materials as necessary. 2. Business Reporting and Analytics: Run Daily sales, seasonal reporting, weekly vendor reporting and analyze market data to assist in decision making. Conduct special projects and perform analysis to support strategic priorities. 3. Communication Development: Communicate effectively, both verbally and on paper, to Merchandising and Cross-Functional teams throughout the organization. Work closely with outside partners. Assist with communication on overall performance, sales, sell thru and ad planning. Support the development of presentations for mid-level.

1. Strong Microsoft Office and Internet Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Internet research required. 2. Organizational Skills: Strong attention to detail, good time management and planning skills, and multi-tasking abilities are a must. 3. Analytical Rigor: The ability to run and manage quantitative analysis in a defect-free manner. Uses analysis to identify actionable insights. 4. Flexibility: Ability to shift priorities and be adaptable to changing needs. Experience in handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and ability to continually reprioritize work activity as necessary. 5. Powerful Communication: Ability to communicate effectively, succinctly and professionally, both verbally and on paper.

High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred.

Client Description:

This client is a fantastic consideration for those who want to combine working with a large retail brand and a true “do-good”, customer-centric focus. Most people we’ve placed here say the company’s innovations within their Retail Loyalty & Personalization program and Healthcare Services offerings is a standout characteristic. Their leadership, competitive edge and innovations within their businesses and markets is having a direct impact on the size of the teams, and we’re seeing massive growth. What a time to get involved!

This client:

  • Is considered by Fast Company to be amongst the most innovative companies

  • Is listed by Forbes as one of the world’s most admired companies

  • Makes it their mission to guide people toward better health

    • This includes altering the products they offer at retail to more health-conscious offerings!

Our client has recently made a move toward a major merger, which means this is a great time to get involved! Two big industry brands coming together.

Working here gets you into a fast-paced environment, with tons of cross-functional working relationships. You’d have exposure to a number of teams related to any project you’re working on, and we sometimes see freelancers convert to permanent employees on teams they’ve had the opportunity to interact with. This is definitely a standout opportunity!