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Advantage Solutions Full Time Retail Sales Representative in BURNABY, British Columbia

Summary

Full Time Retail Sales Representative

At our company, we grow people, brands, and businesses.

We are hiring lively and enthusiastic individuals to learn and grow in their role as a Full Time Retail Sales Representative. The Retail Sales Representative will provide best in class customer service by demonstrating outstanding selling skills, keeping the selling floor stocked with merchandise, assisting in display of merchandise or organizing the selling floor and stocking areas. The ability to drive sales and brand awareness of our client’s products at major retail locations in an outgoing, friendly manner is a key role in this position. If you are someone who is independent, ambitious, and driven to succeed then this position is an excellent fit for you.

Things To Consider:

  • This is an entry level position; thorough training will be provided to be successful in your role

  • You will be part of a regional team and be assigned a territory servicing multiple locations; valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation within your territory is critical

What We Offer:

  • Paid training and ongoing career development

What You’ll Do:

  • Build and maintain long-term trusting relationships with retail store associates, retail management, and client management

  • Maintain consistency and highly visible presence in designated stores within assigned territory

  • Gather market intel and report market trends of how product is perceived in the market

  • Provide sales support through offering business advice and product consultation to retailers

  • Maintain consistent store visit schedule and enter into assigned system daily

  • Ensure look and display of product is consistent with protocol, plan-o-gram compliance, proper POSM placement, overall appearance and above presentation standards of competitive products

  • Routine training, ensuring understanding of on product, promotions, key features, brand awareness, and brand image in order to increase sales

  • Attending required training sessions on assigned products. Routinely participating and/or presenting in retail sales location store meetings and events

Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma or GEDor equivalent experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or 2 years of experience in retail, client, or food broker preferred

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Basic computer skills; Word, Excel, and Internet usage

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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 Duty

Building and maintaining long-term trusting relationships with retail store associates, retail management, and client management.

Maintaining consistency and highly visible presence in designated retail stores within assigned territory.

Gather market Intel and report market trends of how product is perceived in the market

Provide sales support through offering business advice and product consultation to retailers if required.

Maintaining consistent store visit schedule and entering into assigned system daily.

Ensuring product look and display is consistent with protocol, plan-o-gram compliance, proper POSM placement, overall appearance and above presentation standards of competitive products.

Routinely training and ensuring understanding of retail sales associates on product, Promotions, Key Features, brand awareness, and brand image in order to increase sales.

Attending required training sessions on assigned products.

Routinely participating and/or presenting in retail sales location store meetings and events.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are essential duties and function of this job

  • Travel up to 40%

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED Or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Bachelor's Degree Or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

0-2 Years of experience in Retail

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to Understand & Follow specific Instructions & Procedures

Ability to make Oral Presentations

Good Interpersonal Skills

Excellent Customer Service Skills

Strong Priortizing Skills

Basic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, & web browsers

Ability to Work Independently & Prioritize with minimal supervision, in order to Meet Deadlines

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Administrative Requirements

Incumbent 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 Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above 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. The Company shall 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.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

Important Information

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.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Position Type Full Time

Postal Code V5C 3Y6

Requisition ID 2019-228068

Category In Store Project and Reset Merchandising

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