Brand Merchandiser at Samsara

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Job title
Brand Merchandiser
Job listing last updated at
May 16, 2019
Job listing location
San Francisco
Job listing source
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Job listing link
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Bay Area company location: 444 De Haro St #101, San Francisco CA

Job description

Samsaraโ€™s Internet of Things solution โ€“ which includes fleet technologies ranging from GPS tracking to route optimization to AI-powered dash cameras โ€“ is being adopted by thousands of new customers every quarter, helping them improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of their operations.

We are looking for a highly creative, operations-minded Brand Merchandiser to create and effectively track and distribute memorable, high-quality Samsara physical merchandise to improve our employee and customer experiences. The right candidate is a strategic thinker and bar-raiser that acts as a creator and steward of the Samsara physical brand. This role will have a direct impact on Samsara's culture and success.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Samsara merchandise program: budget, new merchandise ideation and creation, quarterly ordering and distribution of 100+ products across 10+ teams and 5+ locations, as well as internal and external merchandise order fulfillment
  • Ownership of tracking and distribution of Samsara merchandise in partnership with our full-time brand contractor and our internal point of sales (POS) system: maintain an accurate inventory of all merchandise on- and off-site, ownership of a seamless, futuristic employee experience at all Samsara office โ€˜swag storesโ€™, and fulfillment of all internal and external merchandise orders
  • Craft unique and high-quality merchandise for initiatives like product launches, customer summits, partnership and recruiting events, and customer holiday gifts
  • Partner with recruiting, people operations, talent brand, customer brand, events, and sales to find new ways to use merchandise to enhance experiences, mark milestones, and drive loyalty
  • Act as the steward to the physical Samsara brand and ensure global consistency through methods like the creation of merchandising guidelines, internal merchandise reviews, and physical brand office hours

Requirements

  • 2-3+ years of experience in marketing, consulting, branding, merchandising, or events
  • Strong creativity and an eye for quality
  • Problem solver that uses data to drive decisions
  • Outstanding project management and organizational skills and an ability to prioritize amidst many moving pieces
  • Detail-oriented, high-energy, positive disposition and excellent communications skills
  • Bias-to-action and focused on results
  • Experience working in a hands-on, fast-paced environment with multiple vendor relationships
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Bachelor's degree or higher

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At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.

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