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Title:  Merchandising Manager

Job ID:  24129
Country:  USA
City:  Teaneck
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI (Japan Tobacco International) is a leading global tobacco company distributing our products in 130 countries worldwide. One of the fastest growing international industry players we own some of the world’s best known brands, including Winston, the number two global cigarette brand, and Camel, outside of the US.


Within the US, JTI has grown to into a total tobacco company with three businesses: JTI USA, marketing and selling key cigarette brands Wave, Wings, Export ‘A’ and the global brand LD; PrimeTime International Distributing, Inc. (PTID), an industry leader in filtered cigars and pipe tobacco; and Logic Technology Development (Logic), a category leader in vapor products.


We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit www.jti.com

Position Purpose

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.



  • 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. 


Functional Skills

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. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field
  • 3-5 years work experience in Trade &Consumer Marketing or Sales 
  • Fluent in oral and written English




Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.
Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:

  • Bonus 
  • Annual Merit Increase 
  • Healthcare 
  • Dental 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Disability
  • Tuition Assistance


Nearest Major Market: New York City

Job Segment: Merchandising, Warehouse, Outside Sales, Manager, Retail, Manufacturing, Sales, Management

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