Retail

Freelance
02-06-2018
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Job# 27236 BH# 343430
Contact# 6146664

Brand Specialist

Brand Specialist

6 month contract

Seattle, WA

Our client, a large coffee company in Seattle, is seeking a Brand Specialist to help with item set-up and project support for their retail location merchandise, beverage and whole bean coffee. They are looking to bring on a Brand Specialist to support the team with item set up for their new retail locations across the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Item Set up - Support all steps of item set up process to advance items to launch status. Includes items across Merchandise (60% of job), Beverage (20%) and Whole Bean Coffee (20%) 
  • Data Mgmt/Integrity – Support all steps of item setup process to advance items to launch status 
  • Description Sheets – Collateral used in the product knowledge sessions and to provide at a glance reference materials for retail partners 
  • Ring sheets & Ops support (post-launch) - Collateral used and requested by retail partners 
  • POS/Ring functionality – There are typically many hang-ups with items at this stage. Items continually need to be investigated and republished, involving a resource to guide the process and involve the necessary cross-functional resources. 
  • Sample management – samples are used for reference, product knowledge seminars, archive and marketing 

Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail and patience for data management 
  • Analytical and business acumen 
  • Cross-functional, interpersonal project management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Basic Excel knowledge is a must (general formula knowledge)