For more than 100 years, American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) has been a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships to create happiness, laughter and love. The Companys major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift:wrap and boxed cards. Headquartered in Cleveland, ohio
, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately 1.6 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide.
AMERICAN GREETINGS has exciting opportunities for a part:time Merchandiser. Our Merchandisers are an integral part of our sales team ensuring our merchandise at retailers is up to date and we are maximizing our sales opportunities. Through the use of Best Practice techniques, our Merchandisers maintain the greeting card lines in local retail stores by reordering merchandise, straightening merchandise on display, putting up or taking down seasonal merchandise, and performing other tasks.
Merchandisers will use internet:based technology to place orders, submit data, and receive planograms and will use the telephone to transmit data and communicate with supervisors on a frequent basis.
The merchandiser will also interact with store management to ensure our product is featured in an appealing way, and maintain good communication and relationships.
This job requires the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and perform extended periods of standing, reaching, stooping/bending, kneeling and walking in different physical environments including stockrooms with low level lighting.
You will be expected to maintain a quick work pace with optimum time management to maximize productivity.
To be considered for the merchandiser position, the qualified candidate must have or be able to demonstrate:
Access to a land
:line based telephone
Access to reliable internet connection
Access to reliable transportation
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to read and understand instructions (written and oral)
Ability to use appropriate technology for position (i.e. PDA, phone, PC).
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Prior successful retail, merchandising, or customer service experience helpful
A minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
American Greetings is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a drug:free workplace.