DOLLAR GENERAL

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VISUAL PRESENTATION PLANNER

VISUAL PRESENTATION PLANNER

Requisition ID 
2017-152863
Location 
US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
Category  
Merchandising

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

Job Title:            Visual Presentation Planner

Department:     In-Store Communication

Reports To:        In-Store Communication Supervisor

Supervises:        n/a

 

General Summary:

Conceptualizes, designs and publishes press-ready files for corporate Monthly Activity Guide Book.  Collaborates with multiple cross-functional departments to obtain and/or validate detailed information. Writes instructions and analyzes display spreadsheet for information. Proofs publication for content.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Designs, edits and publishes Monthly Guide Book and on-line documents. Includes Desktop publishing, graphic design, and writing and editing content.
  • Collaborates with buyers to gather information.
  • Coordinates sign delivery dates with advertising department to ensure quantity is appropriate and delivery matches store set dates.
  • Manages pre-production proofing sessions with merchandising teams.
  • Confirms seasonal and promotional planograms by matching planograms with detailed display information.
  • Produces item reports based on provided sku item details.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of Mac OS and Desktop/Graphic Design Software (including, but not limited to, Adobe In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Strong editing skills in order to produce error-free documents
  • Knowledge and understanding of pre-press and print production methods and processes
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to organize, prioritize, and produce under short timelines and deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong technical writing skills to create clear written communications conveying information that may be moderate to highly complex in nature
  • Ability to think independently and to condense information from multiple sources down to one cohesive message
  • Ability to speak effectively and clearly communicate ideas
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Highly motivated, dependable and flexible in order to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment

 

Qualifications

Work Experience and/or Education: 

 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, or related field required (will substitute retail background for design education).  Three to five years retail experience preferred.  Experience in layout design and/or as a writer/editor of publications a plus.  Knowledge of merchandising and operations principles and practices a plus.

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