Seasonal Lead Garden Centre Merchandiser Indeed

In by Saamis Employment

Goliath Grower Services
Published
February 6, 2024
Location
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$25–$28 an hour
City
  • Medicine Hat

Description

As a Seasonal Lead Merchandiser for the Garden Centre, you will take on a leadership role in creating a full and fresh environment that enhances the customer experience.

This position is ideal for individuals with a passion for gardening, strong experience in merchandising, and the ability to lead a team in an extremely fast-paced and outdoor environment.

As the Seasonal Lead Merchandiser, you will oversee the execution of merchandising strategies, drive sales, and ensure the garden centre is a visually appealing destination for customers.

Responsibilities:

Leadership and Training:

  • Lead and inspire a team of seasonal merchandisers to achieve high standards of product display and maintenance
  • Conduct training sessions to ensure team members are well-versed in product knowledge and merchandising techniques

Product Presentation:

  • Oversee the placement and presentation of products to maximize visual impact and drive sales in collaboration with garden centre management
  • Ensure accurate pricing and signage on all displays.

Inventory Management:

  • Collaborate with store management to monitor inventory levels and provide ordering feedback as needed.
  • Conduct regular inventory counts to identify and address discrepancies and minimize inadequacies in inventory levels

Customer Engagement:

  • Provide exceptional customer service by assisting with inquiries, offering product knowledge, and ensuring a positive shopping experience.
  • Gather customer feedback and communicate insights to improve merchandising strategies.

Product Maintenance:

  • Uphold visual merchandising standards by regularly inspecting and maintaining the cleanliness and organization of displays.
  • Maintain all watering and plant care schedules
  • Address and resolve any issues related to damaged or unsellable merchandise promptly.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in retail merchandising, garden centre experience is preferred.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Intermediate level with apps, technology and working within reporting portals
  • Passion for gardening and outdoor living.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, seasonal environment.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a physical environment that includes pushing, pulling, lifting up to 40 lbs and bending on a regular basis
  • Willingness to work in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions

Availability:

  • This is a seasonal position, that operates between April-June for 8-9 weeks
  • Full time Merchandisers work between 36-44 hrs each week
  • Flexible availability, including weekends and holidays.

If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for excellence, strong time management skills and the ability to multitask, we invite you to apply for the Seasonal Lead Merchandiser position.

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

Salary: $25.00-$28.00 per hour

Expected hours: 36 – 44 per week

Benefits:

  • Casual dress

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Application question(s):

  • Are you able to work the entire season from April-June?

Experience:

  • Merchandising: 3 years (preferred)
  • Leadership: 2 years (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Medicine Hat, AB T1C 0C8 (required)

Work Location: In person

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