Greenwich, West Haven. Danbury, CT Seeking Part Time Merchandiser/Supervisor

Location: Greenwich, CT

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Jacent Strategic Merchandising, formerly LaMi Products/ATARetail

Who We Are: Jacent was formed in 2016 by the merger of two pioneers in impulse merchandising with a combined 60 years of experience. With the industry’s largest database of retail intelligence, the deepest inventory of impulse products, and the most experienced team, we’re the premier strategic merchandising partner to North America’s retailers.

What We Do: Jacent sources, warehouses, ships, and stocks over 3,500 impulse items to 14,000 retail stores across the US and Canada. We create a strategic merchandising plan for each store–then place the ideal impulse items in the ideal locations, with follow-up re-ordering and re-stocking. In addition to our impulse business, Jacent offers retail insights and services, such as audits and shelf stocking, to help stores run at peak efficiency.

Our Merchandisers: Jacent merchandisers are the heart and soul of our team. They’re on the front lines in over 14,000 stores, placing just the right products, building displays, and working with store personnel—right in their own community. Jacent offers a flexible, rewarding work experience. You’ll be empowered with the tools, technologies, and knowledge to be effective in your work and to grow your career. And you’ll be joining an industry powerhouse with a rich heritage and solid company values.

Create your own schedule
Be your own boss
Competitive compensation
Connect with your community
Join the industry leader

What we’re looking for:

Self- motivated, computer literate individual
Organized and able to schedule your time efficiently
Available mornings & afternoons, Monday to Friday
Professional & friendly demeanor with a sense of accountability
Reliable transportation
Able to lift 35 lbs.
Able to be on feet for 3-8 hours
Must be 18 years old
Computer with high speed internet access
Smart Phone or Tablet w/ internet access (May be required to take pictures / audit)
H.S. Diploma or GED 
1 yr. of Supervisory/Retail Management/Team Lead Experience

Job Specifics: Jacent is hiring for permanent, part-time area manager. This position will manage the merchandising of general merchandise items displayed on clip strips & j-hooks in specific areas in supermarkets. You may be asked to perform audits or data collection in addition to merchandising.

Our area managers are responsible for hiring, training and mentoring merchandisers, maintaining high level of communication through email, phone messaging, and personal contact. 

Merchandiser will operate their own route of assigned stores. Duties include packing out, ordering, cross merchandising, cleaning & tidying. No previous merchandising experience necessary, but is helpful. In order to be considered you must live centrally located to the stores listed below.

Position is approx.  25 hours per week.

COMPENSATION:

$14.00/ HOURLY with paid mileage and travel time.

In order to be considered you must live centrally located to the stores listed below:

Stop & Shop 0637   2200 BEDFORD ST. STAMFORD CT 06905  

Stop & Shop 0646   1937 W. MAIN ST STAMFORD CT 06902

Acme 2439               1201 HIGH RIDGE RD STAMFORD CT 06905 

Acme 2497               1261 E PUTNAM AVE RIVERSIDE  CT 06878  

 Acme 2633              280 ELM ST NEW CANAN  CT 06840

Shop Rite 0397        1990 WEST MAIN ST. STAMFORD CT 06905

All qualified applicants welcome, please reply to this post or apply online at:

http://jacentretail.com/life-as-a-merchandiser/be-a-merchandiser/- -USE THE 5-DIGIT JOB # 16844

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