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3 Nov 2017

Part-Time Retail Sales & Merchandiser- LM

Acosta – Posted by Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description



We are currently looking for a Part Time Retail Sales Representative to represent our client, Smucker Foods of Canada in the Lower Mainland, BC area.

As a Retail Sales Representative you will have the unique opportunity to enhance the current business strategy through the rigorous development of direct sales, merchandising and POS placement. As a member of Acosta’s vibrant Smucker sales team, you will interact enthusiastically with clients in the Retail Channel to execute sales. We will be counting on you to implement several creative and guided strategies such as tackling volume opportunities, sharing superior knowledge to ensure product and distribution, and providing superior customer service.

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Be the primary driver of brand growth by category for designated accounts within your territory
  • Through relationship building, secure retailer support for promotional programs
  • Be an expert in execution of core program fundamentals for optimal attraction such as: distribution, shelf-management, planograms, pricing, merchandising, POP material 
  • Execute and deliver retail coverage as per plan for efficient and effective call frequency and length
  • Utilize strong presentation skills to deliver brand presentations to retail management and decision makers
  • Provide timely follow-up on store activity to customer teams through call reports 
  • Resolve all store level issues and problems exhibiting a sense of urgency and professionalism

Additional Skills/Knowledge Requirements

  • As part of your recipe for success, you understand the importance of being organized and managing your daytime and completing priorities
  • Have the ability to use solid negotiation skills and objection handling techniques during challenging times
  • Essential use of highly effective verbal communication skills in order to develop rapport and credibility
  • Previous positive experience with direct sales in retail environment
  • Team focused and customer service focused
  • Valid driver’s license and exclusive use of a reliable vehicle
  • Able to perform all physical aspects of the position – bending, lifting

How to Apply

Interested candidates can send their resumes at with reference #GWSMULM

Job Categories: Retail. Job Types: Part-Time.

Job expires in 13 days.

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