Title:  Merchandising Manager

Job ID:  93956
Country:  USA
City:  Raleigh, North Carolina
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Raleigh, North Carolina, US, 00000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com

Local Applicants Welcome. 


Department: Marketing & Sales

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Reporting to: Trade Marketing Manager

Role: Permanent, local contract



Merchandising Manager


About the Role 

Merchandising Manager is responsible for building, designing and planning of merchandising materials for all categories and channels to maximize the impact of JTI brands at point of sale to drive sales. The incumbent is also responsible for POSM shipment & inventory management through internal POS Portal and 3rd Party vendors (Printing & Fullfilment Centers). Management of POSM budget and Merchandising Guidelines development, enhancement and execution tracking with Field Sales Force.



What you will do

  • Merge the brand strategies with field dynamics to design the most effective, innovative, eye-catching point of sales materials and tools for all categories;
  • Optimize the field materials for storage, inventory, cost, impact and from usage perspective;
  • Manage all POS vendors, look for new ones, assess existing ones to improve cost and quality;
  • Manage POS inventories in all warehouses, prevent out of stocks, optimize inventory levels to manage warehouse costing;
  • Manage trade advertising strategies, budget and planning;
  • Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request.




Who We Are Looking For

dynamic, passionate, and result-oriented person, with:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field;
  • 3-5 years work experience in Trade & Consumer Marketing or Sales (Mantain portal with product information/managing items);
  • Fluent English;
  • Proactive planning and project management skills. Strong organizational skills to effectively negotiate and influence. Attention to detail and follow up skills are essential. Innovative and passionate mindset to look for improvement.


What We Offer


In JTI USA, we are proud to be recognized as Top Employer and awarded the Global Equality Standards certificate as we continue our dedication to equal pay and equal opportunities. 


Our culture is what makes JTI USA a fun and exciting environment to work in. We value integrity, trust, empowerment, and freedom - freedom of choice, freedom of thought, freedom of expression, and freedom to be yourself. 


We ask for accountability, ownership, results, and collaboration. 


And we care for our people's well-being - In addition to the salary, you might want to enjoy the following: 

  • Annual Performance based Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Personal Development 
  • Medical/ Dental & Vision Plan for employee & family members.
  • Life insurance
  • Matching 401(K)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Family Leave of 20 Weeks
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability 
  • Education/ Tuition Assistance
  • Flexible Dress Code
  • Hybrid Work Setup 
  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Office Parties 
  • Volunteering Activities 
  • Employee Assistance Program - counseling, for employees & family members. 


In addition to other perks & benefits (i.e. fitness/ wellbeing activities, employee discounts, service awards, recognition program, etc.) 

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