The Merchandise Project Coordinator division expert on product design and construction. Must maintain comprehensive knowledge of current vendors, product lines, product details including drawings, samples and all CAD files. Manages product development projects, timelines, changes and samples. Communicates with vendors about product issues construction standards.
Member of the BDP Committee and communicates product details and information to the committee. Coordinates retail sales strategy and works with Asset Management to meet goals. Manages and maintains master product files including price lists, discontinued list and fringe list; and communicates to key stakeholders
I. Product Development Support
Coordinates development of products to support CORT’s merchandise and marketing strategies. Executes product development strategy and handles all details related to bringing new products to market. Coordinates resolution of vendor issues development, timelines and samples. Implements strategy based on master phase in/phase out schedule.
Develop and maintain written communications with EDPD for Ops team that helps in understanding the strategy, educating on vendor’s recommendations for transportation, care, cleaning and storage, and create excitement for the programs. The goal is to maximize product life cycle and lower repair and transfer costs.
III. Support Asset Management and Merchandising
Execute the merchandise strategies for print and digital materials, including assistance and organization of products for photography and product renderings. Communicate with key stakeholders.
Coordinate retail merchandising and marketing programs and implementation.
Other duties may be assigned.
As part of a national company, CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, a competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit www.CORTevents.com.
CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings is the leading nationwide provider of rental furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events to corporate meetings to weddings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make exhibitions and events possible. For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit www.CORTevents.com.