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Party City Store Merchandise Specialist - Full Time in Rockaway, NJ at Party City

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Rockaway, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary: The Merchandise Manager/Specialist plays the critical role of ensuring that the store's merchandise presentation and inventory management achieve company standards. This role serves as a member of the store's leadership team and is responsible for the store's overall operation. The Merchandise Manager/Specialist will be involved in delivering company standards related to product presentation and customer service expectations. As a leader and coach, this role will direct and motivate the store's team members to deliver top results.
The Manager/Specialist designation is determined by the complexity of the individual store.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the coordination and execution of store merchandise and presentation standards, including:
Merchandise store to company Plan-O-Gram direction
Coordinate store signage and pricing (labels)
Direct store freight flow and receiving processes/procedures
Coordinate stockroom organization, including EOS backpack
Performs top stock management for inventory replenishment
Address sales floor inventory levels through cycle counts
Coordinate merchandise transfers, damages/Arts/Recalls
Merchandise instore merchandising to address NOP and maximize presentation
- Serve as a member of the store's leadership team and perform general operations responsibilities, including:
Store opening and closing procedures; performs director on duty (DOD) responsibilities as required
Scheduling of store staff to maximize productivity
Ensure accuracy of Associate time records
Recruiting and interviewing perspective store Associates
Lead new hire onboarding and ongoing associate training and development activities
Guide Associate performance including performance feedback, coaching and appraisals
Support the operation of the store's front end including authorizes register functions (post voids, returns and associate discounts, POS overrides/returns,) queue management and balloon execution
Coordinate completion of company directed operations tasks (app task sign off)
General supervisory and administrative duties
Responsible for cash handling procedures including but not limited to preparing and dropping bank deposits
Performs store maintenance including but not limited to taking out garbage, cleaning bathrooms, maintaining stock room, etc.
- Role models customer service expectations through personal contact with customers
- Reviews and understands financial data to support driving profitable sales and decision making
- Adheres to all standard operating procedures, policies and Best Methods and ensures store compliance to audit/safety standards
This job description is not all-inclusive. Additional responsibilities will be determined by the General Manager, based on store needs.

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements:
- Lift, push, and pull 25 lbs
- Frequent kneeling, bending and stooping
- Climb ladders
- Standing for long periods throughout schedule day
Minimum qualifications:
- High School Graduate or equivalent
- 1 - 3 years of prior supervisory experience in retail preferred
- For Specialists, 1 - 3 years of prior supervisory experience in retail preferred
- For Managers, Minimum 3 - 5 years of management experience in retail preferred
- Previous experience with merchandising or inventory management preferred