Retail Merchandiser
Scotts Canada Limited
Hamilton, ON

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Retail Merchandiser

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with The Scotts Company. Scotts, is the world's leading supplier and marketer of consumer products for do-it-yourself lawn and garden care, with a full range of products for horticulture as well. Our products are No. 1 in every major category and in virtually every major country in which they compete.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Merchandiser is responsible for providing world-class service to the Company’s retail partners and its’ customers. You will be merchandising in the seasonal department at the Home Depot and Lowes stores in your assigned territory. This includes building displays, performing consumer counselling, conducting store sets and construction of promotional materials. Consumer counselling responsibilities consist of educating consumers and retail customers on the selection and use of Scotts products. This role works closely with the Sales Manager and store personnel to provide input and feedback on sales related issues, opportunities and inventory needs. This position is Part-Time to Full-time from March to July, with the potential for a contract extension into August/September

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and customer service/selling skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high energy level
  • Ability to fluently read, write and speak English
  • This role is physical-must be able to lift, push and pull up to 45 kg (100 lbs.) on a regular basis
  • Ability to climb a 2-4 meter (8-12 ft.) ladder and reach overhead
  • Weekend counselling shift is required from April to end of May
  • Full access to a reliable vehicle along with a current, valid driver’s license and ability to travel locally by car (mileage is reimbursed)
  • Must have basic computer skills and daily access to a computer with high-speed internet
  • Strong initiative and able to work independently with little supervision
  • Experience in retail, merchandising and/or stocking preferred
  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 1 year of merchandising experience

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $16.50 /hour