Field Retail Merchandiser

Posted 29/12/2021 by Zest 4 leisure

Remote job
FK1, Falkirk, Stirling and Falkirk
£25,000 - £27,000/annum + company vehicle + benefits

Field Retail Merchandiser

Field-based, travelling to customer premises across Scotland and the Borders.

Do you have a foundation of experience as a Merchandiser? If so, then explore this brilliant opportunity to join a top brand in the garden leisure industry, undertaking a key role helping to strengthen the service offering to our garden centre customers.

Our Company

Winner of multiple industry awards for product design including Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association (GIMA) and Glee (the UK’s leading garden and outdoor living trade show), Zest 4 Leisure is part of the P&A Group of Companies, a successful family run business based in North Wales.

Stocked in garden centres across the UK, our extensive range of high-quality garden furniture, arbours, arches, gazebos, planters and grow your own products are designed for those looking to make the most of their gardens and are sure to transform their outdoor living experience.

The Role – Field Retail Merchandiser

Reporting to the Group Account Manager and working closely with the Northern regional Account Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring product displays are set up correctly, well maintained, and replenished with stock items throughout the season. You will be an ambassador for Zest 4 Leisure and a key contact for our customers, helping to promote sales by developing excellent relationships and delivering a great service.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Setting-up merchandising displays, assembling products, and ensuring accurate application of point of sale and pricing
  • Actively building and developing relationships with customers, securing replenishment sales and managing price changes and credits
  • Maintaining existing displays, cleaning, tidying and repairing when required
  • Managing stock levels, replenishing from back stock and ordering additional stock when required
  • Producing an electronic report for each visit, including photographs of the product areas
  • Working with Account Managers to plan store visits, maximising efficiency and service levels

The Package

You’ll be part of an award-winning business with a strong focus on staff development, engagement and consistent values. We know our employees are our most valuable asset and we encourage every member of the team to use their skills and knowledge to flourish and build a successful future together.

As the Field Retail Merchandiser, you’ll benefit from:

  • A salary in the region of £25,000 to £27,000, with the level dependent on experience
  • Permanent contract, working full time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Company vehicle
  • Employee healthcare cashplan
  • Access to a range of high street discounts (including cinema, retail, gym membership etc.)
  • 28 days holidays (inclusive of bank holidays) rising to 31 days with length of service
  • Life assurance
  • Discretionary profit share and bonus scheme
  • 40% discount off Zest garden furniture and decorative products
  • 20% discount at the Woodworks Garden Centre and Café
  • Long service awards

Our Requirements - Field Retail Merchandiser

  • A foundation of experience gained in a retail merchandising role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Commercially aware, with good numeracy skills
  • Self-motivated and highly organised
  • Basic DIY / joinery skills
  • IT literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A full valid UK driving licence
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively across the region, with regular overnight stays (potentially 2-3 nights per week). Travel, accommodation and subsistence costs will be covered)

Although not essential as full training will be provided, experience within the garden centre or similar industry is advantageous.

All applications for this Field Retail Merchandiser vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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