Merchandising Assistant

February 3 2023
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Visual Presentation
Mississauga, ON | Toronto, ON • Full time

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch the lives of 30 million Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at

Are you up for the challenge and the fun? If so, consider the following opportunity!

Today's Shopping Choice (TSC) is both a retailer and a media company, operating a daily live TV home shopping service (nationally available in 10 million households) and a robust e-commerce storefront ( TSC is poised for exponential growth. As shoppers' behaviours change and the retail industry transforms quickly to adapt, TSC finds itself at the sweet spot of opportunity and ability to change. The desire to shop more easily from home combined with the rise in new models of video consumption across digital platforms, presents TSC's unique "story-selling" assets and expertise with a bright future forward.

We diligently operate the core business that is, and show up everyday to enthusiastically build towards the business that it can be. We are smart, brave, and ambitious. We believe in our growth and work together with a sense of purpose and urgency.

We're building a superstar team!

We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and transformational Merchandising and Revenue Team as a Merchandise Assistant. As we continue to operate our core business while also expanding our foray into new strategies for growth, this role will support our existing retail models while also supporting our rapid transformation to the new. In this role, you will be supporting your category buyer and responsible for the accurate and timely processing & tracking of all purchase orders, input of features and benefits and sample delivery and verification. Excellent starting role within TSC, providing many opportunities for professional growth within the Buying team.

What you'll do...

  • Responsible for processing all purchase order and advanced order worksheets. This includes the accurate and timely set up of all new and Auto Delivery items.
  • Ensure that all items (whether new or repeat) have comprehensive, accurate and updated features and benefits.
  • Liaise with vendors as well as the buying group to obtain and verify all product features and benefits information.
  • Ensure that all samples are accurate (i.e. all components match system features and benefits), have been weighed (and or measured), images have been collected by the vendor and properly labelled, and meet all applicable Government regulations and are available in the Showroom in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate with vendor partners on the samples required for on-air demonstration.
  • Ensure that all samples used for demonstration by show are collected and delivered to the studio including any that may need to be requisitioned from the warehouse.
  • Ensure all appropriate Government forms/registrations have been collected from the vendors and filed in a timely manner.
  • Track shipments with vendors and TSC Logistics Department to ensure timely and complete delivery.
  • Liaise with the Contact Centre, Digital team, Finance, IT and the NDC to ensure that all outstanding issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Various administrative duties including filing, faxing, photocopying, etc.
  • Adhere to all applicable health and safety regulations, both legislatively mandated and as outlined in the company policy.
  • Other duties as required.

What you will need to bring...

  • Passionate, hard-working, dedicated, innovative and forward thinking
  • Technical skills- proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Skilled in prioritizing, multi-tasking and problem-solving.
  • Highly organized with strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills required attention to detail
  • Basic inventory management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with considerable autonomy and be part of a team
  • Ability to build and maintain effective vendor relationships.
  • Knowledgeable of all applicable health and safety regulations, both legislatively mandated and as outlined in company policy
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to understand broad complex business issues
  • Passionate, hard-working, dedicated, innovative and forward thinking

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Intelligent and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how”

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 59 Ambassador Drive (097), Mississauga, ON
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Retail (Store Management / Corporate) & Merchandising
Requisition ID: 285165

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes: Corporate

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