Product Merchandiser - (Southaven, MS)

Southaven, Mississippi, United States Full-time

NGB-Home, a leading global consumer packaged goods company headquartered in Austin, TX is currently seeking a Product Merchandiser who will be part of the product development team at THDC located in the Southaven, MS based office.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, self-starter willing to work hard and grow with a fast paced company.  The company offers a challenging and creative working environment, rewarding career opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are looking for a driven, team player with both creative and analytical competencies, a keen eye for analyzing and identifying marketplace trends, and the ability to create and develop new product concepts. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for merchandising and setting showroom for customer meetings for lighting, furniture and other home categories.
  • Must be able to review trends and pull product to coordinate with those trends.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of product design/concepts, print/pattern development, and sourcing as assigned by product development manager.
  • Produce cohesive product and/or sourcing presentations or documentation outlining development options/opportunities.
  • Partner with team to prepare artwork, presentation boards, and any supporting materials for key milestone meetings. Responsibilities include, but not limited to requesting/pulling samples, setting up showroom, sample mock ups, creating swatch/material boards, and creating power point presentations.
  • Communicate with overseas office regarding assigned product development projects.
  • Responsible for shipping and tracking of all samples.
  • Research and analyze mass market retail sales trends as well as fashion trends in home décor/interior design and lighting.
  • Shop the retail market for new merchandise/trend ideas and design inspiration (materials, fashion, color) as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree—prefer school or work experience in design with experience in merchandising or Interior design
  • 2 years’ experience in interior design, merchandising, product development, design, graphic design, marketing or project management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, and Power point.
  • Some experience/exposure to Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CAD or similar design software.

Other Skills

  • Proven organization and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively as well as work well with different personality types.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Proven capabilities in applying drive and initiative into projects.
  • A working knowledge/interest in current home décor/ interior design styles and trends.

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