Job Opening!

Job Opening!

The Merchandiser has a job opening!

Duties and Responsibilities
This position requires meeting with potential new clients (cold calling), with personal visits, phone sales or email, as well as maintaining the relationships we have with current clients. We are looking for a representative who has the ability to represent The Merchandiser with a professional attitude and a neat appearance, be knowledgeable of the many products and services we offer, increase print and digital advertising sales and revenue on a regular basis, to collect any monies due pre and post advertising and to maintain a schedule that is convenient for the client.

Because The Merchandiser is working toward an eventual paperless environment, it is imperative to have an adequate knowledge of operating a computer and the ability to use programs such as MSWord, Excel and smart devices. Knowledge of Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge, Acrobat) would be beneficial.

Self-motivation and reliability are necessary to succeed in this position. Since you will be travelling to nearby communities, a dependable vehicle and valid driver's license is required. You will be responsible for assisting customers in wording their advertisements, pricing, and payments. Organizational and creative design skills will be helpful. You must be able to accurately indicate ad content in a written format when submitting ads for composition.

Outside of the weekly publication of The Merchandiser, we also handle a full line of promotional products, business products and graphic design work. You will need to become knowledgeable of these items and how to order them for our customers. Our staff also handles a variety of typesetting services and small printing jobs. It will be necessary for you to familiarize yourself with what we can and can't do in-house.

Generally, everyone employed at The Merchandiser does "a little bit of everything". Your job will entail a variety of tasks of which all employees are familiar. Although the hours are part-time to start, more hours may be available to someone who is willing to learn more about our business and assist in our growth. Motivation, desire, creativity and forward thinking will be rewarded.

The Merchandiser is a family-owned business and has served the advertising needs of our local communities since 1945. We have been recognized with many graphic awards and have also been recognized as “The Best in New York State for Excellence in Publishing”. These awards signify the creativity and dedication The Merchandiser has to ourselves and our industry.
 
About THE MERCHANDISER INC
The Merchandiser (www.themerchandiser.net) is a weekly advertising publication reaching over 15,000 homes and businesses in Ontario and Wayne Counties. We are an independently owned shopping guide located in Clifton Springs, NY and have been in business since 1945.
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