Date Posted
05 January 2018
Employer
Plantation Rug
Department
Sales
Location
Stockport
Job Type
full time
Closing Date
26 January 2018

Job Description

National Sales Merchandiser - Plantation Rug

Work Hours: Monday – Friday; 9:00am – 5:30pm excluding commuting 

Job Description:

The role of the National Sales Merchandiser is to assist the General Manager in all business operations to ensure the business sales targets are met. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Managing up to 70 independent accounts nationwide
  • Be the primary contact for all other independent accounts
  • Regular visits to national stores to build relationships with Store Managers
  • Report to General Manager weekly
  • Update POS when new products are launched
  • Deliver new brochures and show new products to higher turnover accounts
  • Collections and deliveries of rugs and POS as required
  • Social Media updates on a regular basis
  • New business acquisition and lead finding
  • Set up new accounts POS – building and merchandising
  • Improve and maintain customer service levels

Relevant Skills & Experience:

The National Sales Merchandiser role will require the candidate to have excellent communication skills, as well as at least 12 months sales experience. The candidate must be a self starter and able to work unmanaged for periods of time. 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Good planning skills 
  • Be able to work unmanaged for days at a time
  • Sales experience of at least 12 months

There will be a requirement for the candidate to stay overnight for 2-3 nights per month, which will be paid for by the company.

PLEASE NOTE:  A FULL UK DRIVING LICENCE IS REQUIRED

Company Car: small commercial vehicle supplied 

Fuel: free private and business mileage

Holiday Allowance: 20 days plus bank holidays

Other Benefits: private healthcare, excellent pension and share options

How to Apply:

To apply for this role please send your CV along with covering letter to Chris Hughes (chris.hughes@plantationrug.co.uk

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