9 days old

Associate Merchandiser (hybrid)

Overland Park, KS 66210
**Associate Merchandiser**

**This is a full-time hybrid position working in the office 1-2 days a week and the remainder of the work hours are remote**

**Staples is business to business.** **Youre what binds us together.**

**While you may know Staples as the worlds leading office supply company, Staples Promotional Products a division of Staples is a national leader in the promotional products and apparel industry and manufacturer and supplier of customer identified caps, garments, and advertising specialty items.**


**What youll be doing:**

+ **Assisting teammates with development of product collections to be features in online selling platforms.**

+ **Building relationships and gaining knowledge of vendor network and their capabilities.**

+ **Collaborating with cross functional teams to develop core strategies that meet the needs and timelines of client projects.**

+ **Aiding the merchandising team leads in product presentation to clients.**

+ **Gaining a deep understanding and knowledge of internal systems to meet all deadlines of client projects.**

+ **Learning all brand guidelines of clients and appropriate use for products.**

+ **Proactively learning and developing overall skills of the Merchandising department for future growth and development.**

**What you bring to the table:**

+ **Flexibility, adaptability, and positive attitude.**

+ **Possess a positive attitude that supports teamwork and strong communication.**

+ **Retail product expertise and knowledge of trend forecasting and research.**

+ **Strong attention to detail and ability to stick to deadlines.**

**Qualifications :**

**Whats needed- Basic Qualifications**

+ **1+ years of related work experience; retail sales, product management, retail industry internship**

+ **Demonstrated** **understanding of retail product trends, trend forecasting, and product assortment development.**

+ **Microsoft Office; Outlook, PPT, Excel, Word**

**Whats needed- Preferred Qualifications**

+ **Visual and creative merchandising skills and abilities.**

+ **Creative trouble-shooting skills.**

+ **Good written and verbal communication skills.**

+ **Ability to learn and apply new technology**

**Innovation and Change:**

+ **Developing visual merchandising skills and product knowledge to speak about benefits and features of products, related to client needs.**

+ **Strong understanding of the importance of good presentations and ability to build outstanding PPT presentations for clients.**

_Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_

_Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2022-05-10 Expires: 2022-06-16

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