Job Type

Job Title: Merchandiser
Reference #: 138
Closing Date: Monday, February 10, 2014
Location: Yonge Street, Toronto


Job Summary

Actively contributes to customer service and sales of the store to ensure that all product and sales goals are achieved through the conscientious application of Sporting Life merchandising standards to achieve our mission statement.

Essential Functions

• Participates in the timely introduction of new product to the floor
• Creatively promotes and maintains stock levels on the floor
• Plans, initiates, and implements with leadership from the Merchandise Manager in partnership with senior store management seasonal merchandise changes
• Promotes Sporting Life’s “SHARE THE VISION” through colour co-ordination, “looks of the season.” “colours of the season,” key items, etc
• Participates in the promotion of events including Boxing Day, “Can’t Wait For Winter Ski Sale,” Sidewalk Sale, etc
• Provides excellent customer service to Sporting Life’s internal and external customers
• Promotes the Sporting Life House Philosophy consistently in all aspects of the business
• Participates with the store team in achieving all aspects of service, store readiness, store cleanliness, control of assets, health and safety practices and compliance with Sporting Life policies
• Controls shortage through inventory control and adherence to Loss prevention guidelines
• Maintains appropriate paperwork
• Performs other related duties as required

Skill Requirements

• Merchandising experience in a retail environment is required
• Enthusiasm for retail business
• High standard of professionalism
• Self starter with ability to work well independently, produce results under pressure and meet deadlines
• Attention to detail, 100% accuracy
• Ability to lift and weigh items of in excess of 30 lbs
• Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with others in a team environment
• Excellent communication and organization skills
• Friendly, outgoing personality
• Committed to maintaining personal product knowledge and continually upgrading knowledge as the company makes training available

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