Staples Product Specialist - Merchandising in Framingham, Massachusetts
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What you’ll be doing:
This position is an integral component of the Sell-Side Merchandising department supporting the Category Merchant. Responsible for assisting Merchant in delivering budgeted metrics to drive sales and margin for the company, while offering a unique and optimal customer experience. This role will take direction from Merchant in supporting all sell-side responsibilities, including executing promotions and other sales driving activities, site and content enhancements, customer experience on the sites, and working with all cross-functional partners.
What you bring to the table:
Support Category Merchant in all aspects of the Sell Side role: responsible for acting as Merchant when needed
Execution of tactics needed to deliver category and product page content w/in their portfolio
Execution of tactics needed to drive search results w/in their portfolio
Execute demand shaping tactics w/in their portfolio (alts, promotions, curation)
Product training, communication, troubleshooting with sales organization w/in their portfolio
Analyze category performance and create suggestions
Submit SKU details for product marketing
Pull adhoc reporting
What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications:
1-2 years’ experience in business or related field
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or relevant business experience
Ability to work independently and execute across multiple groups
Good verbal and written communication skills necessary
Strong understanding of Retail Math
Organized, proactive personality, ability to multi-task
Skilled in Microsoft Suite
Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center
Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits (https://careers.staples.com/Staples-Life/Benefits)
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Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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