Posted in Retail 27 days ago.
This job brought to you by Professional Diversity Network, Inc
Type: Full Time
Location: Portland, Maine
Territory Trainer (TT)
The Territory Trainer (TT) is a part-time position which is responsible for training Retail Merchandisers and Territory Supervisors in a specific geography. Retail Merchandisers maintain card departments and outposts for both every day and seasonal products. In addition, they participate in installation activities which include building Hallmark fixtures, moving card departments, installing new stores, store relocations, and card department remodels. Territory Supervisors are responsible for supervising the Retail Merchandisers.
To view the Retail Merchandiser Career Profile video: Click Here
This is your opportunity to represent the world’s best-known greeting card brand and develop retailer relationships in your community. Hallmark provides paid training, paid travel time and mileage reimbursement between stores and access to a variety of corporate discounts.
Responsible for onboarding new Retail Merchandisers and Territory Supervisors
Train and coach new and existing Retail Merchandisers and Territory Supervisors
Manage employee performance issues with manager direction
Work is typically Monday through Friday during day/early evening hours
Weekend work may be required during major holiday periods
Read and comprehend information about product programs, upcoming installation events and other activities
Work in conjunction with Hallmark field managers and supervisors to identify and schedule any needed training
A TERRITORY TRAINER MUST DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY TO:
Provide constructive feedback, coaching and support
Identify and address performance issues with manager direction
Resolve conflicts at store level and with other employees
Communicate clearly and effectively
Adjust communication style based on trainee need
Lead by example in the implementation of company best practices
Identify, analyze and solve problems
Build strong customer relationships
Manage time and complete administrative tasks
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS - All Positions
This is a physically demanding job that requires a high level of energy and a sense of urgency. You will be working on the selling floor as well as in back stockrooms. You must be able to consistently push, pull, lift, and carry cartons, merchandise and display fixtures up to 30 pounds throughout the work day and up to 50 pounds on occasion. You will also be required to stoop, squat, walk, and stand throughout your work day, and you may be required to climb stairs and step ladders.
REQUIREMENTS - All Positions
Access to a Wi-Fi network and the internet
Able to operate hand-held technology provided to open and read documents and interpret information
Flexibility to work a changing work schedule that may include an occasional evening or weekend
Reliable transportation to report to assigned locations as scheduled.
Eligible to work in the United States
Able to read, understand and communicate in English
At least 18 years of age
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
May be required to work the week before and the week after major holidays