Here at Acosta, we are currently recruiting for a results oriented Retail Sales Representative to represent our client.
Acosta- Retail Sales Representative – Kingston, ON
We are currently seeking a Retail Sales Representative in the frozen pizza and dessert categories for our client; Dr. Oetker. In this role, you will be responsible for the in-store execution of the weekly program priorities across the grocery and mass channels. These tasks include Merchandising, Promotions and Sales as well as maintaining the role as key contact for our client across all serviced stores from Port Hope to Kingston.
Your excellent communication and sales skills are complemented by your enthusiasm and superior presentation abilities. Highly organized with excellent communication skills, you are a natural problem solver with a knack for sales and building strong relationships with clients.
Primarily provides sales merchandising coverage and coverage of retail special projects for an assigned territory through in-store execution of Dr. Oetker’s priorities and objectives as set forth by Management to achieve superior in-store results in an assigned territory.
- Execute Weekly Priorities (Driving growth in Sales and Stocking all products in store)
- Merchandising (Planograms, Resets, Fixture assembly, placing of POS material)
- Focus on KPI’s as defined by management to drive sales growth
- Increase # of skus & volume on display for Front Page ads
- Secure & build secondary displays everyday.
- Close distribution gaps – OOS, facings and voids
- Review category growth and sales performance with retail associates
- Communicating client information and sell-in promotions
- Maintain strong relationships with store personnel as the Dr. Oetker representative
- Previous experience and a passion for Sales and Merchandising
- Persuasive communication and presentation skills
- Retail Channel experience in Mass and/or Grocery
- Excellent track record in building and sustaining relationships
- Success in meeting performance goals with a burning desire to be the best
- A Go-getter, willing to go the extra mile
- General Computer Skills & access to a computer with high speed internet
- Able to lift a minimum of 30lbs; stand, bend, and reach on a daily basis
- Available for occasional overnight travel
- Ability to store sample products and racking
- Exclusive use of a vehicle
We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs, to the extent required by law.