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 Merchandiser (Part Time) - Edmonton
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Sales
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Part-time
Posting Date: November 14, 2017
Job Location:
Edmonton, AB
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Job Description

As the world’s third largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Consumers from all corners of the globe call for the company’s brands, including the flagship Jim Beam bourbon and Yamazaki Japanese whisky, as well as world renown premium brands including Maker’s Mark and Knob Creek bourbons, Hakushu and Hibiki Japanese whiskies, Teacher’s, Laphroaig, and Bowmore Scotch whiskies, Canadian Club whisky, Courvoisier cognac, Sauza tequila, Pinnacle vodka, and Midori liqueur. The company generates annual worldwide sales of approximately $4.6 billion excluding excise taxes.

Beam Suntory was created in 2014 by combining the world leader in bourbon and the pioneer in Japanese whisky to form a new company with a deep heritage, passion for quality, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial culture. Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Beam Suntory is a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings Limited of Japan. For more information on Beam Suntory, its brands, and its commitment to social responsibility, please visit www.beamsuntory.com and www.drinksmart.com.

Come inside; join us for an opportunity to stir the world.

Position: Sales Merchandiser (Benefits, including Health, Dental and RRSPs)

Hours: Part-time

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Reporting To: Regional Sales Manager / Key Account Manager

Role Mission:

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager & Key Account Manager, the Sales Merchandiser will be responsible for effectively setting up merchandising shelves and floor displays in order to maximize merchandising and sales opportunities as well as managing stock levels and ensuring appropriate inventory is available or redistributed as needed.

What Makes this a Great Opportunity

  • This amazing role provides a platform to showcase superior communication skills, enthusiasm and a contagious appetite for celebrating life.
  • Work Hard. Have Fun. Make a Difference, Fast! That’s our mantra – and we stick to it! Every Beam Suntory team member is an owner of our future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Arrange to sell and locate high traffic areas
  • Ensure every item is correctly priced
  • Show customers a reason to buy
  • Make effective use of shelf merchandising including P.O.S., appropriate price points, cleanliness, stock outs, and stock rotation
  • Maintain tracking of weekly visits to accounts and provide weekly feedback to sales manager
  • Minimum of 8 calls per day – depending on work load
  • Warehouse duties include: inventory maintenance and management,
  • Shipping /Receiving duties, space management, product retrieval, maintaining clean and organized merchandise and stock.
  • Ability to lift product up to 15-20 lbs occasionally as required

Organizational Competencies:

  • Entrepreneurial Approach
  • Creating Innovative Solutions
  • Beating the Competition….

Role Specific Competencies:

  • Commercial and Financial Acumen – Ability to identify and address potential risks and / opportunities for the business
  • Delivering Results – Achieves goals and meets deadlines
  • Interpersonal Understanding – Develops and maintains productive internal and external relationships
  • Management of Change – Successfully adapts to changing situations
  • Strategic Thinking – Thinks broadly in order to solve problems and provide direction
  • Organizational Skills – Ability to prioritize, organize, and execute in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Communication Skills – Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to work effectively with both internal and external contacts


  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma
  • Previous retail sales or merchandising experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Candidate must be physically able to lift 16-18kgs on a regular basis

We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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