The Company is one of North Americas 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. The Company
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.
The Retail Merchandiser (RM) is responsible for merchandising
Client products at retail accounts within an assigned territory to
ensure Client standards are met and volume is increased.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
* Meet Client and Company objectives by maintaining full
distribution on existing SKUs.
Sales and Merchandising
* Maintain client objectives by ensuring secondary placements of
product(s) are fully stocked, correctly signed, properly faced, and
set to schematics.
* Achieve business objectives through placement of new items at
all assigned stores.
Reset Activity and Schematics Completion
* Maintain schematic standards by ensuring all authorized items
are in distribution and set to shelf standards. Must be able to
maintain schematic integrity through consistent communication with
District Manager and other retail personnel.
Shelf Standards and Conditions
* Will work on the authorization of items to meet Client shelf
schematic standards. Must be able to take direction regarding
tagging, rotating, and placing POS materials for products on
* Complete accurate and timely paperwork and reports, recaps,
itineraries, timesheets, expense reports, etc.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for
This position does not have guidance or mentoring
responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
* Travel is not an essential duty and function of this job.
Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Retail
* 1-3 years of experience in Retail
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
* Excellent customer service orientation * Good interpersonal
skills * Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and
procedures * Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality
is maintained * Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle
a fast-paced work environment * Track record of building and
maintaining customer/client relationships * Flexible and adaptable,
able to change and alter according to changes in projects or
business environment * Ability to complete multiple duties with
accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions
and competing deadlines * Must be able to take direction regarding
tagging, rotating, and placing products on shelf. * Ability to
communicate effectively both internally to company management and
externally with Customers.
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Field / Reps Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the
job. Work is performed in a retail in-store 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 74 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 The Company Job Duties and Job
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by
ones supervisor or other manager related to the
position/department. This 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, subject to
applicable law. 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.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in
this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is
only intended to help describe job duties and for planning
purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline,
associates must always record all time worked for our company
(which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an
assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting
time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).