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Merchandise Training Program

Company: Signet Jewelers
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

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Signet Jewelers is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, operating more than 2,800 stores worldwide under the iconic brands: Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples, Piercing Pagoda, Rocksbox and JamesAllen.com. We are a people-first company and this core value is at the heart of everything we do, from empowering our valued team members, to collaborating with our customers, to fostering the communities in which we live and serve. People - and the love their actions inspire - are what drive us. We're not only proud of the love we inspire outside our walls, we're especially proud of the diversity, inclusion and equity we're inspiring inside. There are dynamic career paths awaiting you - rewarding opportunities to impact the lives of others and inspire love. Join us!



Position Summary:



The purpose of the Merchandising Training Program (MTP) role is to provide a 6 month rotational experience for entry level merchandising (or marketing) Team Members to prepare them for the Assistant Merchant, Assistant Planner or Marketing Specialist roles. MTP's will rotate between Merchandising, Planning and Marketing through various Signet banners and will also experience a variety of training opportunities such as on-the-job experience, classroom training, manufacturing and in store experience, and GIA Accredited Jeweler certifications.



Participation in the Merchandise Training Program is remote/hybrid based on location, but may require relocation to Dallas, TX or Akron, OH when placed in role after the program.



Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions:



* Apply skills and knowledge learned through the various rotations to perform the role of Assistant Merchant, Assistant Planner and Marketing Specialist including, but not limited to, identifying sales trends, participating in developing new product designs for testing assortments, and understanding product cost components in order to help develop a quality assortment that conveys value

* Learn the jewelry industry, especially as it relates to Signet Jewelers, and assist Merchandising, Planning and Marketing through various Signet banners in all aspects of their respective merchandise/marketing category

* Effectively develop a comprehensive analysis of their merchandise/marketing categories while contributing to the success of their specific merchandise/marketing categories

* Responsible for leading and developing an MTP Capstone project to be presented to Senior Leadership that identifies a gap in our business and solutions to overcome

* Work with an assigned MTP Mentor to deepen business and role knowledge while pursuing professional development through hands-on learning



Position Qualifications:



Education Required: Bachelor's Degree preferred



Required or Acceptable Job-Related Experience: Experience in retail or customer service



Technical/Other Skills Required: Basic Excel, Retail Math, Negotiation, Verbal and Written Communication Skills



Benefits & Perks



* The salary for this opportunity is $45,760.00. Base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job related knowledge, skills and experience, among other factors.

* Competitive healthcare, dental & vision insurance

* 401(k) matching after one year of employment

* Generous PTO + company holidays

* Diversity programs

* Paid subscription to PlateJoy

* Much more!

Keywords: Signet Jewelers, Irving , Merchandise Training Program, Other , Irving, Texas

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