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PeopleFind Inc: Furniture Merchandiser & Marketing Specialist

PeopleFind Inc

This is a Full-time position in Alliston, ON posted January 30, 2021.

Job DescriptionFURNITURE MERCHANDISER & MARKETING SPECIALISTARE YOU UP TO SPEED ON THE LATEST FASHION TRENDS IN HOME OR RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE?

OUR CLIENT, A MANUFACTURER OF RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE SEEKS TO ENGAGE A MERCHANDISING AND MARKETING SPECIALIST TO CREATE THE EXCITEMENT WITHIN ITS SHOWROOM AND THE BUZZ AROUND ITS BRAND WITHIN THE SOCIAL MEDIA.

ITS PRODUCTS ARE SOLD THROUGH DISTRIBUTORS AND RETAILERS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA.

If you are applying for this position, please ensure that you have recent merchandising and marketing experience in the furniture and/or home furnishings industries in Canada or North America.

Your experience can be with a home furniture manufacturer or a furniture retailer.

You know how to use social media, the web and internet, and marketing collateral to promote brand presence and create interest among North American Head Office furniture buyers for retailers, distributors and dealers as well as within the consuming public.

You have been hands on using social media to create a buzz among consumers for the brand and you have a strong sense of visual merchandising in terms of being able to create furniture vignettes in the showroom.This position reports directly to the CEO who will provide training and guidance.

The position is, therefore, most suitable for someone who can bring energy, enthusiasm and knowledge to the role but someone who is also comfortable in a developmental role.We are looking for a flexible and accommodating personality.

Ideally candidates will have 3, 4 or 5 years of direct experience in the Furniture or Home Furnishings Manufacturing industries.

However, anyone with more or less experience in this industry is encouraged to apply.LOCATION:North Toronto.

It is preferable if you live within a commute that is not more than 30 to 45 minutes from the City of Vaughan.RESPONSIBILITIES:Merchandising: Bring your knowledge of industry trends, fashion, fabric, colour and best practices to the showroom.Work with the firm’s furniture designers and sales people to present the best view of the firm’s line up of exciting product designs in the showroom.Produce layout plans and showroom furniture vignettes.Plan and develop merchandising strategies that balance customer expectations and company objectives.

Customers are North American distributors and retailers of furniture and home furnishing products.Analyze sales figures, customer reactions and market trends to anticipate product needs and plan product assortment / ranges.Maximize customer interest and sales levels by displaying products appropriately.Maintain inventory (based on historical movement, anticipated demand and market trends).Monitor stock movement and manage markdowns, promotions, price changes, clear outs, etc.Marketing: Employ social media in achieving marketing goals and objectives.Gather, analyze and present brand, competitor insights, trends, and data.Work with the sales team on the delivery of effective marketing programs that achieve company and client objectives.Assist in execution a variety of marketing initiatives that drive brand awareness, including marketing campaigns, promotions, and sales support.Support the development and execution of sales and marketing materials (marketing collateral), adapting scope, timelines, and deliverables as needed for maximum benefit.Collaborate with team members to execute sales and marketing campaigns, leading brainstorming sessions to execute marketing plans for internal and external projects.Meet with clients to plan and implement various marketing campaigns for brand-building and lead generation that align with overall company goals and sales targets.Contribute to other lead generation and customer-acquisition activities, such as sales enablement, media promotion, networking, trade shows, social media and events.Measure and report on the performance of marketing campaigns, gain insight, and assess against goals.Build constructive customer relationships.REQUIREMENTS:Merchandising and marketing experience must have been obtained in the furniture or home furnishings industry (manufacturing or retail) in Canada or North America.Expertise in the use of social media, the web and Internet.Hands on experience developing campaigns and promotions.Up to date with the latest merchandising trends and best practices in the Furniture and Home Furnishings industries.Experience setting up and modifying a furniture showroom according to the latest furniture fashion trends.Strong presentation skills including the use of suitable presentation software (PowerPoint).Excellent English language verbal and written skills.Must be very creative (planning and execution).Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field.COMPENSATION:Salary is commensurate with experience and very competitive.

Range may be in the 55K to 65K range.TO APPLY:Submit your resume via the APPLY button appended to this ad or send your resume via email to: submitcg@peoplefindinc.comIf you need more information, call Charles at: 1-866-477-0855 ext.

21.CONFIDENTIALITY:Your resume is held in confidence and will not be sent to any employer without your prior permission.

We appreciate all expressions of interest, however, as a practical matter, only select candidates whose backgrounds best match our client’s requirements will be contacted.

All resumes are retained and treated confidentially for consideration against future opportunities.NOTE ON PEOPLEFIND INC:PeopleFind Inc.

is an Executive Search and Outplacement firm committed to the delivery of outstanding results.

Through our affiliated recruiting partners in NPAworldwide, Top Echelon and TEAM (UK) we are in constant touch with over 1.500 independent recruiting firms in North America and globally and have access to thousands of jobs should you be a job seeker, and, a vast talent base should you be an employer.

Visit www.Peoplefindinc.Com for more information.

Or, call Charles Grossner, President, PeopleFind Inc at 1-866-477-0855 ext 21.

Company DescriptionWell established furniture manufacturer Canada and USA.