Merchandiser – Middletown, RI

The Scotts Company

The hourly rate for this position at Scotts/Hawthorne will generally fall between $18.00 – 20.00 per hour and is paid weekly. Scotts/Hawthorne will consider various factors in determining the actual pay including your skills, qualifications, experience, and geographical location.

We are looking for a Seasonal Merchandiser to join our Field Sales team.

Seasonal Merchandisers report directly to a Sales Manager and work within our big box retailers, such as Home Depot and Lowe’s. As part of the day-to-day responsibilities Merchandisers execute merchandising directives and re-sets, establish a positive rapport with store personnel and customers, and relay information to Scotts Sales team regarding inventory opportunities.

In this role you will:

  • Merchandise products inside and outside stores
  • Provide customers and store associates with product knowledge on Scotts brands
  • Ensure product is stocked and presentable at all times
  • Assist in identifying opportunities for solution selling and incremental space
  • Provide support to Sales Manager and store employees as needed
  • Work effectively independently and as a team to perform all tasks assigned

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Experience in retail, merchandising and/or stocking preferred
  • Problem solving and service oriented attitude
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends
  • Ability to operate company provided technology
  • Current, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to routinely walk, stand, climb an 8-12 foot ladder, lift up to 45 lbs and be exposed to weather elements (e.g. heat, cold, wind, rain)

What we do for our Merchandisers:

  • Offer a retirement program with up to 7.5% 401(k) match
  • Compensation for commuting expenses
  • Provide flexible working hours
  • Provide valuable, hands-on experience within merchandising, retail and customer service
  • Paid on-the-job training including in-depth product knowledge on the Scotts products
  • Fast tracked career advancement opportunities for high performing associates
  • Provide necessary safety gear

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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