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Position Title: Metro Merchandising, Intern (Summer 2020)
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Department: Merchandising  
Position Type: Intern/Student 

Summary: Role involves research and analysis looking for opportunities to improve sales and optimize profitability while leveraging loyalty, pos, category, customer and market insights.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Working with the category manager and team on special reporting and projects which will be required on an "as needed" basis. This will require extracting and analyzing data in order to formulate into meaningful recommendations and conversations.
  • Analytic work involves working with various data sources.  Research and analysis will involve review of performance for planograms, assortment, market sku gaps.
  • Provide general routine and non-routine support for projects and tasks, working closely with the Assistant Category Managers and Admins, leveraging their system knowledge and department processes.
  • Prepare in-depth ROI reviews of pricing, promotions and distributions sell through's to maximize future sales and profit.
  • Collaborate positively with manager and peers in a team structured approach, learning to work in an office environment both independently and as a team
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • Student working towards the completion of an undergraduate degree or diploma in business, finance, accounting preferred. 
  • Demonstrated technical experience preferred - proven ability to work with databases / analytical platforms and/or strong ability to learn quickly.
  • Intermediate experience in Microsoft Excel and Office. Advanced would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Independent thinker interested in taking initiative.
  • Proven ability to multitask and follow up on actions/ issues.




Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.

Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.
Applicants must advise their direct supervisor that they are applying for the position.

Job Segment: Merchandising, Part Time, Seasonal, Category Manager, Retail

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