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Job Title: Store Merchandiser
Department: New Store Development
Reports To: Divisional Project Manager
Supervises: Store Temporaries, Outsource company fixture program
Responsible for the management of and training for the execution of store merchandising for new store, relocation and remodel projects.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans and manages execution of new, relocating and remodel store fixture installation and merchandise setup (including management of outsource companies, and implementation of plan-o-grams, signage, etc).
Evaluates and resolves issues, reacting under pressure and applying good judgment in ambiguous situations.
Leverages resources and maintains tough expense control by maximizing performance and productivity of outsource companies and store staff to deliver on-time openings.
Trains store staff (temporary and newly-hired) on appropriate merchandising processes.
Develops and maintains strong internal corporate partnerships to ensure that all project goals are achieved. (Examples: transportation, advertising, distribution, merchandising, etc).
Completes all reports and travel expenses accurately and timely.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
Strong knowledge of retail operations and merchandising systems
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong ability to meet deadlines
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to read and implement plan-o-grams
Ability to work under very minimal supervision
Ability to travel consistently away from home two weeks at a time
WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:
High school education or equivalent required.
Two to three years of retail experience required.
Staff management experience required.
Previous merchandise experience preferred.
Dollar General Corporation