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Staples Merchandiser in Orange City, Iowa

Staples Promotional Products Merchandiser

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.

While you may know Staples as the world’s 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 you’ll be doing:

  • Using product expertise for forecasting and development of client collections to be featured in online selling platforms.

  • Building relationships with key vendors for appropriate product placement on client online stores.

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

  • Presenting trend forecasts, facts/features/benefits of products, and how the products meet the needs of clients and their end users.

  • Proactively providing solutions for projects that require creativity, problem solving, and strong interpersonal skills

What you bring to the table:

  • Flexibility, adaptability, and positive attitude.

  • Serve as a role model to teammates while possessing a positive attitude that supports teamwork and strong communication.

  • Retail product expertise and knowledge of trend forecasting and research.

  • Ability to manage sample budgets for client accounts and effectively decide what is the best solution for the most impactful client experience and profitability.

  • Strong understanding of merchandising skills with the ability to speak about inspiration, how to translate this information into client presentations while giving background and rationale of why it is a good client fit.

  • Visual and creative merchandising skills and abilities.

  • Creative trouble-shooting skills.

  • Good leadership skills (planning and organizational).

  • Ability to learn and apply new technology

Qualifications :

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of related work experience; product management, retail sales/management.

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

  • Microsoft Office; Outlook, PPT, Excel, Word

We Offer:

At Staples, you’ll find the asset we value most is you. It’s why we offer a number of benefits to support our associates’ well–being both on and off the job. Here, benefits are designed to meet the diverse needs of our associates and their families for good health, work–life balance, retirement prep and overall peace–of–mind. For more information Check out our perks and benefits !

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