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Senior Merchandising Specialist

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Senior Merchandising Specialist

Successful candidate will create and coordinate the development and implementation of merchandising programs including monthly and seasonal flyers, catalogs, fundraising programs and other marketing programs.

Specific Accountabilities


* Brainstorm with team ideas for monthly and seasonal short-term flyers (Consumer & Host)
* Prepare monthly spreadsheets, including gross margin analysis
* Prepare and submit monthly confirmation sheets and attend weekly confirmation sheet meetings
* Attend all copy and layout review meetings
* Communicate with appropriate departments regarding availability of molds and sourced items
* Order samples needed for photography
* Prepare marketing meeting presentations; present materials at turnover meetings
* Proof flyer versions for layout (in line with marketing strategies), copy, pricing
* Attend photography sessions for flyer
* Review final proofs with team
* Review sampling sheets and campaign guides for content/pricing; review and approve related materials and documents
* Manage preparation and execution of seasonal short-term flyer (plan, secure items, obtain forecasts, prepare and send communication regarding flyers and changes; manage creation and distribution of flyers)
* Work with all departments on seasonal short-term flyer execution
* Oversee flyer production process and communication with departments including merchandising, creative and communications

Fundraising Program and Flyers

* Overall responsibility for Fundraising program
* Prepare and review content in catalog on Fundraising program
* Attend catalog Fundraising program photography sessions
* Review Catalog Fundraising program pages for layout (in line with marketing strategy), copy, pricing

Merchandising / Marketing Programs

* Brainstorm ideas with team for plans pertaining to specific monthly strategies (Birthday Month, Record Breaker, Big Weeks)
* Oversee execution of Dating Packs for specific events (Fall Fest, Spring Fest)


* Work with communications on substitutions, corrections other issues to resolve and ensure information is communicated to Sales Force
* Printed Host flyers for designated months

Additional accountabilities include:

* Attend daily inventory meetings
* Process invoices for Accounting
* Product Marketing relations (planning, videos, product info, etc.)
* Other projects as needed

Education and Experience

* Bachelor?s degree in Marketing preferred and five years related marketing experience in consumer goods, direct selling preferred

Special Skills

* Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Ability to produce multi-media presentations; create working spreadsheet models and analyze data. Experience with Microsoft project software a plus; proficiency in Crystal reporting software.
* Excellent analytical skills
* Good organizational skills
* Strong project management skills
* Good interpersonal, writing and communication skills.
* Ability to maintain good working relationships with all department members
* Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize projects independently

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