Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

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Pricing & Merchandising Specialist

at Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Posted: 9/8/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: df2ecb3c-592c-4ed6-9cd8-c4bf553d19b7
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: weekend

Job Description

The Pricing & Merchandise Specialist is responsible for maintaining in-store presentation and controlling inventory pricing practices to meet or beat planned inventory shrink and improve margins.  The Pricing & Merchandise Specialist supports the Sales Team by maintaining accurate pricing on products, ensuring proper tagging, signing, and use of starbursts to convey value to customers.  The Pricing & Merchandising Specialist provides store leadership, a key resource to improve communications and business performance.  They are accountable for complying to the Code of Business Conduct and overall business practices.  The Pricing & Merchandising Specialist must have day, evening and weekend availability to work.

Job Duties:

  • Updates 991 tags to maintain accurate cadence pricing
  • Maintains price tag presentation by retagging/replacing distressed tags
  • Processes Price Change Notifications by updating merchandise tags
  • Sets end-cap displays and signing
  • Works 991 Exception report and maintains integrity of items on the 991 table
  • Assists with store-level Marketing efforts, including postings on Craigslist and local flyer distribution
  • Follows the Web-to-Store process for items that are sold from the store through Searsoutlet.com
  • Creates promotional signs
  • Sets weekly ads and updates pricing of items in the store weekly, including Great Value Items and "Crazy Deal" items
  • Supports leadership by performing the following activities: updates the Communications Board, as needed; posts schedules for store Associates; and pulls and posts Key Reports
  • Reviews supply quantities and orders replenishment needs weekly (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
  • Prepares deposits, handles receipts and disbursements and issues checks for local payments (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
  • Performs audits on sales/refunds and disbursement detail (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
  • Processes mail, invoices through Dallas Accounts Payable (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)
  • Adheres to pricing and merchandising processes
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Strong drive for results
  • Action oriented, with strong execution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Knowledge of store and retail operations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Computer literacy