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DaySpring Cards, Inc

5 U.S. Locations (see description), , United States

Date Posted:
05/21/2011
Categories:
Part Time - Retail
Job Type:
Part-Time
DaySpring Cards, Inc
Job Description:
Are you looking for a fun and rewarding part-time job with a well-respected Christian company? A job that will enable you to combine your faith and work in various retail settings? Are you servant-hearted with the ability effectively relate to and build cooperative relationships with customers?

DaySpring Cards is looking for Merchandising Specialists based in the following 5 US locations: Carmel IN (Indianapolis area), Tempe/Scottsdale AZ (Phoenix area), Richland Hills/Hurst TX (Fort Worth area), Selma TX (San Antonio area), Schaumberg/Palatine IL (Chicago area) .

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Merchandising Specialist (MS) is responsible for maintaining DaySpring products on controlled systems, product ordering, training of in-store personnel and communication to the DaySpring Account Executive (AE). They are also responsible for new systems set-ups, resets and expansions in their territory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Build a working relationship with card specialist and store managers. Communicate with store personnel and DaySpring AE. This duty is performed weekly, about 10% of the time.

Maintain all DaySpring control systems; train the card specialist; execute product ordering and replenishment. Execute in store analysis for all national accounts. Keep DaySpring control systems in neat, clean and properly merchandised order. Manage requirement of job within budgeted hours. Merchandise and maintain spinners and outpost display of DaySpring product. Handle returns and obsolescence product under the direction of the AE. This duty is performed weekly, about 80% of the time.

Pre-call plan for store visits and report to the AE all account activity. Maintain a consistent call schedule. Complete all expenses and account visit worksheet on a weekly schedule. This duty is performed weekly, about 10% of the time.

Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the following basic qualifications of the job:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

High school diploma

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation (daily travel required within 50 mile radius of base location).

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED (desired for ideal candidate)

Some service background or retail preferred.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
Good decision making (in a timely manner) based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
Tenacity to pursue everything with energy, drive and a need to finish (especially in the face of resistance or setbacks).
Ability to effectively relate to and build cooperative relationships with customers.

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About the Company

DaySpring Cards, Inc

DaySpring Cards was born in a small commercial print shop in Covina, California, in 1971. The company was founded by four Christian men — Dean Kerns, Don Leetch, Russ Flint, and Roy Lessin. These men started DaySpring with a common vision, to make Christ known through the printed message. The first greeting card was created in the winter of that year. It was a Christmas card with the very simple but direct message, “When you get right down to it, the only thing that really matters is Jesus.” The public response to the card More...