Merchandiser Job Vacancy

Vacancy: Merchandiser

Purpose of the Position: To help both the retailer and the manufacturer maximize sales and increase sales volume. This goal is accomplished through execution, education, and promotion. 

Location: The position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans in conjunction with various outlets.
  • Working closely with visual display staff and department heads to decide how goods should be displayed to maximize customer interest and sales;
  • Monitoring slow sellers and taking action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary;
  • Gathering information on customers’ reactions to products;
  • Routine sales call cycle for existing retail listing.
  • Present new product introductions / presentations to retail partners.
  • Process and follow up on all orders as necessary.
  • Coordinate demos and trainings as necessary.
  • Merchandising and retail support for accounts as directed by the sales manager.
  • Utilize market data (rankings, sales trends, etc.) to improve placement and retail support.
  • Develop relationships at store, wholesale and manufacturer level.
Job Specifications:
  • Experience in Sales / Customer Service / Front office or merchandising experience
  • A diploma or a certificate in a customer service or Sales course
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good communication skills.
Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day - time telephone number to the email address: with Merchandiser on the Subject line.