Godiva Business Coordinator in Fairfax, Virginia
Who we are today
Godiva is broadly recognized as the worldwide leader in super premium chocolates, through over 600 retail stores, 40,000 points of sale and over 800 Travel retail points of sale in more than 80 countries. Godiva's commitment to excellence is also apparent in its Gold Ballotin Collection and seasonal packaging which have earned Godiva a global reputation for design excellence. Godiva manufactures and markets a broad portfolio of indulgent products, including boxed premium chocolates, small chocolate treats, dipped fruit, biscuits/cookies, coffee/cocoa, blended chilled beverages and other premium chocolate products all bearing the Godiva name. Godiva has recently taken meaningful and successful steps to broaden its portfolio beyond chocolate gifting into the high growth, self-consumption and home entertainment/sharing segments of the marketplace across the Globe. Godiva products are manufactured in Brussels, Belgium and Reading, PA and select co-manufacturing locations globally. The company has approximately 5,000 employees around the world.
If you love our brand, are a chocolate lover and are passionate about making a difference for a global company please consider a career with us. We are looking for people who love taking initiative and becoming part of a fast moving company.
This part time position is responsible for the effective merchandising and marketing of Godiva products at customer retail locations. Specifically, the position will:
Ensure that all assigned accounts are in compliance with Godiva’s “Gold Standard” of merchandising. Make the necessary changes to gain compliance as required. Create a superior “in-store” presence through effective merchandising.
Introduce point of sale merchandising props and signage. Secure additional floor space, outpost locations and merchandising space to increase brand awareness
Ensure appropriate inventory levels and stock rotation.
Check/clean all fixtures ensuring operational effectiveness.
Check for damaged product and freshness of product. Completed associated paperwork.
Conducts product demonstrations/samplings at assigned accounts
Establish positive relationships with all levels of store personnel, always representing Godiva’s brand image and dedication to customer service.
Make weekly visits
Help coordinate and supervise SIS and participate in some store events.
The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
At least 1 year previous related experience within a marketing/merchandising environment
Ability to work independently
Strong communication skills
Merchandising Experience a must Additional Attributes
**Territory: Fairfax/McLean, VA
Travel expenses: Mileage will be reimbursed
Accounts: various retail stores in area as assigned
Hours: approx. 1,200 hours per year(Part Time)
- Schedule: Flexible
Godiva appreciates your interest and consideration of our company. We regret that we will not be able to respond to every resume submission. Only those candidates who best meet our needs shall be contacted. Again, thank you for your consideration.
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Godiva Chocolatier is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veterans.