STIHL is a global leader in outdoor products with a reputation for manufacturing excellence, innovation and outstanding customer service.

Stihl is committed to working with stockists to enhance the STIHL brand through marketing, effective merchandising and great relationships.

Our team of Merchandisers / Retail Specialists play a vital role in achieving this.


The Role:

We are looking for a Merchandiser/Retail Specialist to support the regional sales team.

This role is field based with extensive travel throughout the South of England.

A home location in Hampshire, Berkshire or Surrey is preferred.


Your Role Will Include:

Visiting dealers to construct, update and position STIHL displays

Improving merchandising to be more visually appealing to customers

Assisting with training dealers in the demonstration and effective sale of products

Identifying new sales opportunities

Building strong relationships with dealers


The Person:

Living close to Hampshire / Berkshire / Surrey, you will be active and energetic with enthusiasm for practical roles and outdoor activities, happy to work on your own as well as part of a team.

You will have a full driving license and will be willing to travel extensively with frequent nights away.

You will be dynamic and have previous experience of working in a retail, events or marketing environment where you have gained practical knowledge of shop layouts, product promotions, setting up displays and presenting to retailers/customers.

You will have confidence to generate ideas and concepts to the team as well as influence your customers.

You will have a passion for customer service and strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to problem solve.

Based close to Hampshire, Berkshire or Surrey and able to travel extensively

Happy to work on your own and as part of a team

Previous experience of working in retail, events or marketing

Experience of retail management in grocery, garden or DIY is preferred

Knowledge of shop layouts, product promotions and setting up displays

The self-confidence to generate ideas and concepts as well as influencing customers

A passion for customer service and a proven ability to problem solve

Full driving licence.


The Benefits:

As well as an attractive salary plus bonus you will receive:


Everything you need to do the job; company vehicle (van), phone, laptop, iPad, tools, branded PPE

Training and continuous support to develop in the role and perform at a high standard

Generous contributory pension plan

22 days holiday, increasing each year up to 25 days

Private health and dental care

Staff discount on STIHL products

Subsidised gym membership and Cycle to Work Scheme


This is a business that is committed to the development of all employees and successful individuals will enjoy considerable opportunities for future advancement.



Nick Hester

Reference: NH/86262


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If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.


Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.


In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.

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