Natural Retail Sales Merchandiser - Advantage Sales & Marketing (Brooklyn, NY)
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 4:16 AM
Job Description: Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America's 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. ASM 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. Job Purpose The Natural/Specialty Retail Sales Merchandiser (NSRSM) is responsible for servicing and selling to retail accounts within an assigned territory to assure client standards are met and volume is increased. Job Responsibilities Distribution Meet Client and Company objectives by maintaining full distribution on all authorized SKU's Customer Relations (Internal/External) Working knowledge of Customer, operations and personnel. Build rapport with Customers. Store Conditions Achieve Client goals and objectives by effectively managing stores within your territory and executing projects and standards Increase brand representation and effectiveness through establishing and maintaining Customer and Client relationships Merchandising Maintain Client objectives by ensuring all authorized Client items represented on the shelf have accurate and complete tags, making certain that un-saleable or out-of-code product is removed Sales Increase sales volume through promotional activity by selling and building displays, creating themes to support holiday/special promo events, and making plan-o-gram adjustments Increase sales volume by suggesting and completing orders for new and out-of-stock items Shelf Standards Maintain schematic standards by ensuring all authorized items are in distribution and set to shelf standards Increase promotional effectiveness through placement of appropriate point of sale material and displays New Items Increase new item distribution through product rotation, elimination of out-of-code product, and ensuring that back stock inventory is available Administration/Reporting Communicate all competitive activity and necessary information supervisor Call Coverage Maintain 95% coverage and 90% crequency Job Requirements High School diploma or equivalent. Previous retail experience Strong initiative and self-driven, ability to work independently with little supervision Good basic computer, organizational, and follow-up skills Mathematic and analytical ability Good written and verbal communication skills. Bi-lingual a plus. Clean MVR report, valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and proof of appropriate automobile insurance Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends. Other Requirements Must perform the job safely and utilize proper safety techniques and use of equipment when appropriate. Physical Demands Never (0% oift): Use Feet and/or Legs for Repetitive Motion, Operate Mechanical Machinery, Be Exposed to Marked Changes in Temperature and Humidity, Be Exposed to Harmful Fumes and/or Other Pollutants, Work on Unprotected Heights Occasionally (Up to 33% o time): Crawl and/or climb, Sit, Lifting and/or Carrying 20 - 50 lbs. (medium work level) Frequently (33-66%):Bend and/or stoop. Walk, Stand, Use Hands and/or Legs for Repetitive Motion, Lifting and/or Carrying 11 - 20 lbs. (light level) Continuously (66-100% o shift): Pull, Push, Kneel, Use Hands and/or Legs for Simple Grasping, Lifting and/or Carrying Up to ten pounds (sedentary level) 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. Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC. Come learn why "Winning Together" is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services." Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC 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, ASM 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: Brooklyn
• Post ID: 36398801 newyork