Sears Hometown and Outlet Specialist, Pricing & Merch in Willoughby, Ohio

The Pricing & Merchandise Specialist is responsible for maintaining in-store presentation and controlling inventory pricing practices to meet or beat planned inventory shrink and improve margins. The Pricing & Merchandise Specialist supports the Sales Team by maintaining accurate pricing on products, ensuring proper tagging, signing, and use of starbursts to convey value to customers. The Pricing & Merchandising Specialist provides store leadership, a key resource to improve communications and business performance. They are accountable for complying to the Code of Business Conduct and overall business practices. The Pricing & Merchandising Specialist must have day, evening and weekend availability to work.

Job Duties:

  • Updates 991 tags to maintain accurate cadence pricing

  • Maintains price tag presentation by retagging/replacing distressed tags

  • Processes Price Change Notifications by updating merchandise tags

  • Sets end-cap displays and signing

  • Works 991 Exception report and maintains integrity of items on the 991 table

  • Assists with store-level Marketing efforts, including postings on Craigslist and local flyer distribution

  • Follows the Web-to-Store process for items that are sold from the store through Searsoutlet.com

  • Creates promotional signs

  • Sets weekly ads and updates pricing of items in the store weekly, including Great Value Items and "Crazy Deal" items

  • Supports leadership by performing the following activities: updates the Communications Board, as needed; posts schedules for store Associates; and pulls and posts Key Reports

  • Reviews supply quantities and orders replenishment needs weekly (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)

  • Prepares deposits, handles receipts and disbursements and issues checks for local payments (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)

  • Performs audits on sales/refunds and disbursement detail (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)

  • Processes mail, invoices through Dallas Accounts Payable (in stores without a Sales Administrative Lead)

  • Adheres to pricing and merchandising processes

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Strong drive for results

  • Action oriented, with strong execution skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Knowledge of store and retail operations

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Computer literacy

QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred