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Merchandising Support Representative (Maternity Leave Contract)

Administrative Support, Merchandising Department
Location: Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd. (Langley, BC)
Type: Full Time, Contract: January 2019 – February 2020

Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent community pharmacies. Founded in 1981 and now with more than 670 stores across Canada, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community-based retail outlets designed to provide exceptional patient-centered healthcare, medication advice, drug store products and customer service. We are looking for an energetic and detail-oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team and takes pride in their career to work in our fast-paced National office in Langley, BC.
The successful candidate will join our close knit team on a temporary basis to provide assistance to our Merchandising Support department. If you enjoy a challenge in fast paced environment, have superior organization/communications skills, and are a detail oriented team player then we are looking for you!

• Coordinates production requirements for each weekly flyer and specialty magazine through collaboration with internal and external teams, meeting required timelines, and ensuring quality of printed material.
• Coordinates merchandising programs and services on behalf of the department and communicates program opportunities in a clear concise manner to stores
• Facilitates promotional ordering for weekly flyers, seasonal bookings, and other program opportunities
• Interfaces with our category management team, vendor community, wholesale partners, and regional offices on an ongoing basis
• Verifies information with various sources above for accuracy, effectively managing any discrepancies to ensure business and systems processes have been met all while managing tight timelines
• Ensures that established practices, and procedures are maintained and followed
• Provides general administrative support to the Merchandising Department as required

Skills, Experience & Education:
• Strong organizational, planning, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
• Experience in all aspects of MS Office suite.
• Very strong attention to detail and able to learn quickly in a changing environment
• Able to work effectively in a high pressure, fast paced environment and manage multiple tasks
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Able to work collaboratively in team environment as well as work independently with minimal supervision
• Must be able to take initiative and have excellent follow up and problem-solving skills
• Knowledge of merchandising and store business processes an asset

If your profile matches our requirements, please forward a résumé stating wage expectations in confidence to the Merchandising Department via email: by November 30, 2018.

Note: Please identify the complete position title in the subject line of your email.

Please do not fax or mail your resumes, email online only. This position is only open to those who are legally entitled to work in Canada.

We thank all applicants in advance, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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