INTERNSHIPS OR CO-OP: Merchandising Coordinator, (183515)

Requisition ID:  183515
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers
Job Category:  Social Responsibility & Loc Development
Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%
Job Type:  Contract

Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Ontario; Alberta; Nova Scotia
City: Mississauga, Calgary, Stellarton

Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.

Start Early. Grow for a Lifetime.

A co-op student role at Sobeys is more than just a work term, it is your own personal journey in discovering how Sobeys operates, gaining valuable insights, obtaining valuable exposure to one of Canada’s largest grocers, networking with experienced professionals, and gaining relevant experience in your field of study. Most importantly, you will have an opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented people in the grocery business.

We believe that the best ideas come from a diverse workforce with unique perspectives and encourage our co-op students to be curious and innovative! This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus.

At Sobeys, our corporate roles follow a hybrid model with an expectation to work in one of our offices a minimum of three (3) days per week. We are currently offering an 8-month Merchandising Co-op term positions in Calgary, Alberta; Mississauga, Ontario; or Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

As a Merchandising Coordinator, Co-op Student, you will experience the diverse aspects of a Category or National Sourcing roles. You will work both independently and, in a team, to help build, create, and support promotions for our banners. You will work closely with the category management or national sourcing and supplier engagement teams to ensure our financial metrics are being met. There will be opportunities to be exposed to how category plans are built and gain a true understanding of the stem to stern process. You will ensure data is clean and that information is correctly updated in the system. You will also work with our operations team to varying degrees.

We are seeking students that meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Marketing, or another relevant program
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a member of the team
  • Efficiently able to multitask, prioritize tasks, and stay organized
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook).

At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

To apply, please visit here