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Sales Associate - Grocery (Windsor/London)
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: March 13, 2019
Job Location:

Windsor, ON
London, ON
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Job Description

The Merchandiser will be responsible for working with our retail team to ensure that the sales floor shelves merchandising, building displays & supporting the sales representatives. The successful candidate will also offer customer service to our retail store owners by answering questions and providing information on upcoming activity and seasonal focus. Candidate must be physically able to lift and merchandise & drive extensively.

This contract Grocery Sales Role is responsible for merchandising & sales support in Grocery Stores from the Windsor to London Region. Role is 16 hours/week as well as occasional weekends depending on the business needs. You must have full access to your own vehicle.

Merchandising:

  • Building & maintaining displays in store
  • Extensive driving will be required – coverage region is large
  • Must have own vehicle
  • Distribute and ensure all value add (approved) is on products within zone
  • Policing: will ensure every store within range is up to speed with current thematic, pricing, promotional activity and listing base.
  • Displays: the incumbent needs to be physically capable of building in store wine displays which will require repetitive lifting, pushing and pulling of wine cases.
  • Ready To Drink Product (Growers Cider): The incumbent will be fully responsible for selling and executing in applicable Grocery stores
  • Material drop offs: Full support of grocery demands. Move product to accommodate and generate more sales.
  • Relationship building with customers: Full support of grocery customer relationships. Build and strengthen current relationship.
  • Maintain Monthly Objectives: reach and be accountable for monthly goals and communicate all relative info to sales rep

Sales Focus:

  • Inform management on competitive activity and market changes
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Self motivated & flexible
  • College or University diploma preferred.
  • Previous GROCERY/CPG experience a definite asset.
  • Physically fit to accommodate the demands of lifting heavy cases of wine and building displays
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop partnerships quickly, internally and with the customer.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Self-started and works well independently is imperative.
  • Detail oriented
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with no impeding offenses
  • Must have their own vehicle
  • Must be SMART SERVED
  • Please note: December is a black out month for vacation

We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.

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