Scott's Miracle Gro has 4 positions available in the Edmonton Area.
The Merchandiser and Counselor (M&C) is responsible for providing world-class store service to our retail partners. This includes merchandising Scotts' products in the partner stores, in-store selling to and counseling with consumers and retail customers, executing store sets and constructing promotional materials. Selling to and counseling with consumers responsibilities consist of understanding and seeking out consumers needs, and then filling the consumers' needs with Scotts products. Merchandisers and Counselors also influence and educate retail customers on the selection and use of Scotts products as appropriate. This role works closely with the Sales Manager and store personnel to provide input and feedback on sales related issues, opportunities and inventory needs.
*This is a Part-time position working 31-40 hours a week.
Also available part-time hours working 21-15 hours
Pay rate is $14-$16/hr
* Must have access to a reliable car*
Seasonal Position-March-- June 30
Key Work Performed
Merchandise Scotts products by executing seasonal resets; restocking shelves, racks, and displays; cleaning and facing product; repairing or removing damaged items; re-labeling grass seed and other products. Install and maintain point of purchase materials.
Initiate interactions with consumers in stores to understand their needs and fill their needs with Scotts' products. Provide recommendations and product knowledge to both consumers and retail customer associates. Assemble fixtures and in-store displays.
Conduct consumer counseling sessions including lawn and garden educational clinics, promotional events and in-aisle consumer education as needed. Fill consumer needs with Scotts' products
Complete all required reports in a timely and accurate manner. (e.g. time sheets, surveys etc.)
Utilize proper safety techniques and equipment and report incidents to Safety/Management in a timely fashion.
Job Specifications (Minimum Requirements)
A. Skill Factors (education, experience, communication, technical, etc.)
Progressing towards or achievement of High School Diploma
Strong initiative, self-directed and able to work independently with little supervision
Good organization and planning skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills due to interaction with retail partners and customers
Ability to fluently read, write and speak English (fluency in French required for some territories)
Basic computer skills
B. Effort Factors (physical and mental demands)
Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 54 kg (120 lbs.) with assistance on a regular basis
Ability to climb a 2-4 meter (8-12) foot ladder and reach overhead
C. Working Conditions
Evening and weekend work is necessary
Ability to travel locally by car as needed
Works in "big box" retail stores with natural and artificial light exposure; forklifts and/or similar machinery is present
Will be exposed to changes in temperature and humidity including indoor/outdoor working conditions
Current, valid drivers license
Driver's Abstract/Record which meets Company criteria and must submit to annual Driver's Must have access to a computer with high-speed internet and printing capabilities