Home Depot MERCHANT ASSISTANT in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSEServe as point of contact for stores and vendors in regard to ordering and delivering of products; serve as point of contact between DSM, GPM, and GPM Assistant; work closely with Atlanta merchandising staff to gain an understanding of strategic decisions to facilitate information sharing with the stores; partner with GPM and GPM Assistants to resolve store and vendor issues. Administrative Support for DSM; perform clerical duties.MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIESPoint of contact for stores and vendors in regard to ordering and delivering of products Point of contact between DSM, GPM, and GPM Assistant Work closely with Atl. Merchandising staff to gain and understanding of strategic decisions to facilitate information sharing with the stores Partner with GPM and GPM Assistants to resolve store and vendor issues Performing administrative support for DSM, including scheduling meetings, travel, clerical duties, email, and responding to correspondence.NATURE AND SCOPEThis position has no direct reports.ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTSEnvironment: Travel: Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be eighteen years of age or older.Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.Additional Minimum Qualifications:Education Required:The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 yearsPhysical Requirements:Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.Additional Qualifications:Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Planning and Organizing High level of proficiency operating office equipment such as personal computer, printer,copier, fax, scanner, calculator; proficient with standard business software packages, including email, creating mailing lists, conducting research via internet, etc. Excellent communication skills Time management skills