On Call Merchandise Coordinator - Grandin Road

Company: Frontgate ( Learn More )

General Information
US-OH-West Chester
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Job Description

THE ROLE

The Photo Merchandise Coordinator organizes, coordinates and traffics merchandise samples for photo shoots, both in studio and on location.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and organize all merchandise samples for photo shoots according to the provided shot list.
  • Check condition to ensure samples are suitable for photography; quickly communicate any issues to both the Art Director and Merchant for resolution.
  • Receive merchandise from various departments including: inventory, returns, the merchant group and/or sample room; track and communicate late samples and ETA for delivery.
  • Prep and pack all merchandise samples, props, and equipment for safe transportation to local and/or out-of-town shoot(s).
  • Coordinate samples for the photo studio; deliver samples to assigned area for shooting and promptly return items when completed to maintain shoot productivity.
  • Ensure all samples are returned in same condition after shoot wraps.
  • Drive and manage rental trucks (or our own truck) to local Cincinnati locations and/or out-of-town locations as assigned.
  • Load and unload photo samples and props into truck(s); assist with loading/unloading of photography equipment as necessary.
  • Assemble, disassemble and pack items while on location; monitor and communicate any quality issues with products.
  • Move homeowner’s furniture and place our larger products on set as directed; replace homeowner’s items as soon as shot is completed (or all shots in room).
  • Responsible for ‘rigging’ products as directed by Art Director; partner with Stylist to achieve the desired end result.
  • Assist with keeping the studio and photo storage area neat and organized.
  • Schedule pick-ups and deliveries with vendors, stylists and/or transportation companies as required.
  • Attend Turnover meetings and Product Review meetings to become familiar with products and their functionality.
  • Coordinate pulling merchandise for Prepress.
  • Partner with Merchant to ensure the timely and proper return of samples to sample room, outlet, RTV, etc.
  • Attend photo shoots. Be a team player willing to do what it takes to get the job done!
  • Job RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS: 
    • Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and a clean driving record.
    • Ability to travel for out-of-town photo shoots up 25-30%.
    • Experience driving vans and box trucks preferred.
    • Ability to lift and move objects up to 75 lbs.
    • Self-starter, well organized, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to adjust to regular change and be motivated by working with different product categories in various interior and exterior environments.
    • Willingness to work additional hours during photo shoots.
    • Strong organizational skills; detail-oriented; Must demonstrate proven follow-through skills.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets
     
    EDUCATION
    • High School diploma or GED