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Marketing Merchandise Specialist

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086441
Corporate Positions
Marketing & Advertising
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 12, 2019

Marketing Merchandise Specialist

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Marketing Merchandise Specialist is responsible for supporting the Divisional Marketing Manager by providing coordination support and is a key point of contact for the MAT (Merchant Teams)/Buying, Creative and eCommerce teams.   Position reports to Marketing Merchandise Manager. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports the preparation and proofing of marketing plans, materials, data, and recaps for weekly advertising projects. Responsible for tracking all marketing records from project start to completion of project. 
  • Builds, submits and updates information for the content management system. 
  • Responsible for creating, maintaining and providing recaps of advertising, pricing and promotional activity throughout the year to support future business planning.
  • Monitor competitive activity and pricing though all marketing channels and review analysis findings with Marketing Manager or Sr Marketing Manager
  • Serves a point a contact for the marketing team and interacts and communicates daily with cross-functional team members.
  • Collects and distributes preprint and direct mail pieces to Merchant Teams each week.
  • Tracks merchandise samples and coordinates sample collection for Style Outs

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Marketing or Retail Merchandising and one or more of the following:  advanced degree, retail internship(s) or 1-2 years marketing or merchandise experience.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Good communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with merchants.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative.  Flexible with change. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and other standard office equipment for recording, storing, analyzing, retrieving, and presenting information.

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide.  We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.  On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Marketing Merchandise Specialist
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086441

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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