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Merchandiser (Temporary Cover) - Peterborough

  • Job
    Part-time
    Junior (1-2 years)
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Peterborough

Requirements

  • Reliable & conscientious work ethic
  • Flexibility around working times & notably during peak seasonal periods when overtime is likely to be required
  • The initiative & ability to work on your own
  • A strong team ethic
  • A confident & friendly personality
  • No experience is required, as we offer full training
  • Full driving licence (essential)

Responsibilities

  • Visiting local retailers, high street chains or supermarkets
  • Tidying & filling greeting card & gift dressing displays
  • Locating & unpacking deliveries for replenishment of displays
  • Installation of new displays
  • No cold calling or direct selling is involved
  • You will be the local face of UK Greetings, ensuring our Customers’ displays are first class and of the highest standard. Every day offers fresh challenges; from recognising new sales/merchandising opportunities, to displaying brand new range

FAQs

What are the responsibilities of a Greeting Card Merchandiser in this role?

As a Greeting Card Merchandiser, your responsibilities will include visiting local retail outlets to ensure the card displays are well-stocked, visually appealing, and up to date. You will also be responsible for building relationships with store managers and staff to maintain a positive working relationship.

Are there specific hours required for this part-time temporary cover position?

The hours for this temporary cover position may vary depending on the seasonal demands. You will be expected to work part-time hours to cover the required shifts, which may include evenings and weekends.

What qualifications or experience are required for this role?

Previous merchandising experience or experience working in retail is preferred, but not required. Attention to detail, good communication skills, and the ability to work independently are essential for this role.

Will I be required to travel to different locations for this job?

Yes, as a Greeting Card Merchandiser, you will be required to travel to various retail outlets in and around your local area to carry out merchandising duties. A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle are typically necessary for this role.

Is this temporary cover position likely to lead to a permanent role in the future?

While this position is temporary cover to assist during seasonal times, there may be opportunities for permanent roles within the company in the future based on performance and business needs.

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Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1906
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

UK Greetings are the UK’s market leading direct-to-retail publisher and manufacturer of greetings cards and associated social expression products. Based in West Yorkshire we are suppliers to all key distribution channels including major supermarkets, high street specialists, independent UK & international retailers.