Kforce Merchandising Specialist in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Merchandising Specialist in Saint Louis, Missouri (MO).Responsibilities:

  • Support the Category Management and National Retail Sales department in executing Merchandise Planning functions to produce Best in Class planograms for retail and wholesale partners

  • Develop and analyze merchandise assortments that deliver overall category growth through a combination of internal merchandising tools coupled with retailer specified guidelines

  • Analyze retail and market level data to develop planogram schematics utilizing JDA Space Planning software platform

  • Create relevant product assortments and optimal space planning that drive sales across the business

  • Assist with administrative responsibilities prior to retail project sets such as data cleansing, planogram management, planogram retrieval, reviewing retail and category management guidelines, etc.

  • Structured space planning software and company overview training program provides basic industry and specific role knowledge prior to executing live merchandising planograms

  • Certified JDA Space Planning training available for space planning software provides industry recognition and elevates ability to work within the software

  • Certified Category Management web-based training available to assist with industry, analytical and category management skills

  • Learn CPG industry specific sales processes and merchandise strategies through collaborative projects

  • Visibility to syndicated panel sales data that is utilized to create reports and analyze shelf set item placement

  • Undergraduate or Graduate in the field of Business, Marketing, Merchandising, Retail Management, or other equivalent degree or equivalent work experience

  • Experience in business, marketing, or related field a plus

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, and Excel; Access is a plus

  • Excellent analytic skills

  • Ability to collaborate with a wide range of professionals, strong oral and written communication skills, good judgment, time-management skills, and creativity

  • Excellent organizational skills/ability to prioritize

  • Flexible and capable of adapting to rapidly changing situations

  • Ability to follow established protocol and work independently or within a team

  • Ability to relocate is required

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours