Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Kent
£competitive + 5% bonus + van + extensive benefits
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
  • Work with market leading brands and well-established customers
  • Ensure these brands continue to dominate shelf space
  • Visiting garden centres and DIY stores

The Company:

With a very strong family of brands this international garden products manufacturer enjoys sales in almost 100% of the garden centre / hardware trade. The role of the Merchandiser is to increase in-store sell-through by maximising shelf and display space.

The Role of Merchandise:

Home based, you will be responsible for the area from High Wycombe to Southampton going East to include South London, Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. A central location would be in Surrey or West Sussex.

  • Visiting garden centres and DIY retailers your key objectives will include:
  • Ensure your brands continually dominate in-store display space
  • Use POS and display material effectively to increase sales
  • Build strong trade relationships in order to influence display decisions
  • Work closely with local Territory Managers
  • Fully utilise CRM system to ensure accurate administration and customer knowledge
  • Share leads and best practice with team members
  • Some weekend work is required during peak season

Candidate profile for this Merchandiser opportunity:

Ideally living in Surrey or West Sussex we are looking for an experienced Merchandiser or retail Sales Assistant with a passion for garden products. Working from home you will need a full driving licence, high levels of organisation and self-motivation in order to be successful in this role.

We are also looking for:

  • Experience in a retail environment with a good knowledge of product display
  • A disciplined self-starter, results driven and committed to achieving career recognition
  • A great planner with the ability to lead by example and project a professional image
  • Strong communication and sales skills
  • Computer literate in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • A true professional who strives for continuous improvement

The Rewards:

As well as an attractive basic salary this opportunity offers a performance-based bonus, company vehicle, 26 days annual leave, life assurance, medical insurance, pension, long service awards and several additional benefits.   

For more information and to apply please contact Nick Hester at Cavendish Maine recruitment:  

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Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please call us.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.

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