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Staples Product Specialist - Merchandising in Framingham, Massachusetts

Staples is business to business . You’re what binds us together.

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

Qualifications :

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

  • Leadership mentality

  • Organized, proactive personality, ability to multi-task

  • Skilled in Microsoft Suite

We Offer:

  • Salary

  • 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)

Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

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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