Full Time Retail Sales Representative We are hiring a Full Time Retail Sales Representative to collaborate and strategize with store managers to improve sales and execute on client expectations. This Sales Representative will demonstrate outstanding customer service and selling skills by assisting customers, answering questions, and suggesting items of value to build customer loyalty. The ideal candidate is well organized, detail oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment.Take this opportunity to join North Americas leading business solutions provider and build your career, APPLY TODAY!What We Offer:Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)401(k) with company matchTraining/support and ongoing career developmentGenerous paid time-offResponsibilities:Develop key relationships with store and market managersEnsure proper product placement that delivers best visibilitySuccessfully secure front end and main aisles presence of client productsAnalyze business needs to identify growth opportunitiesDevelop sales plans to close sales gaps and deliver resultsQualifications:High School Diploma or GEDor equivalent experience required;Bachelor's Degree preferredPrevious retail sales experience preferredExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong computer skills and daily Internet accessMicrosoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) proficiency
The Companyis one of North Americas leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods.The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.Position SummaryThe Retail Sales Merchandiser (RSM) is responsible for servicing and selling to retail accounts within an assigned territory to ensure Client standards are met and volume is increased.Essential Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesSales and MerchandisingMaintain Client objectives by ensuring secondary placements of product(s) are fully stocked, correctly signed, properly faced, and set to schematicsShelf Standards and Conditions: authorization ofitems to meet Client shelf schematic standardsMeet Client and Company objectives by maintainingfull distribution on existing SKUs.Take direction regarding tagging, rotating, andplacing POS materials for products on shelfPrepare for and respond to auditsManage time and prioritize for store callcoverageComplete accurate and timely paperwork andreports, recaps, itineraries, timesheets, expense reports, etc.May provide feedback for Client audit objectivesCustomer RelationsCommunicate effectively both internally with management and externally with all customersBuild rapport with Clients and CustomersField questions and proactively develop action plans to resolve issuesAdditional ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork withcustomers, peers and managementDemonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearanceAdheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and SafetyRegulationsAdheres to local, state and federal lawsPerforms the jobsafely utilizing proper equipment and safety techniquesAdditional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor related tothe position/departmentAny estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs isonlyintended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates mustalwaysrecordalltime worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesDirect ReportsThis position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reportsIndirect ReportsThis position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reportsTravel and/or Driving RequirementsTravel and Driving are essential duties and function of this jobTravel up to 20%Must maintain current and valid drivers license and valid proof of current insurance.Minimum QualificationsThe following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the jobEducation Level:(Required):High School Diploma or GEDorequivalent experienceField of Study/Area of Experience: Basic knowledge of retail merchandising and/or sellingSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesAggressive self-starter with a strong bias for action and results orientationHigh sense of urgency; strong drive and passion to winKeen attention to detailExcellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills; position requires daily discussions with customers at all personnel levels.Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasksAbility to work independently, but also successful team building skillsDemonstrate good judgment and show respect for othersWorks cooperatively with others toward common group objectives, demonstrates respect for the ideas and contributions of other team members, cultivates positive relationships with other associates, and provides assistance and support to othersAbility to communicate with email and basic internet skillsAdaptability to changing demands, priorities, circumstances anddirectionsDemonstrate commitment to meet or exceed customers expectationsEnvironmental & Physical RequirementsField / Administrative RequirementsIncumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.Additional Information RegardingThe Company Job Duties and Job DescriptionsJob duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by ones supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Companyshall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Location/Region: Poughkeepsie, NY (12601)