Advantage Solutions Retail Merchandising Representative Part Time Canada in ST JOHN'S,

Summary

RETAIL MERCHANDISING REP PART TIME

Our merchandising jobs are perfect for an amazing candidate that would love to work with the latest and greatest consumer electronics on the market today. This part time Retail Merchandising Rep job is a great opportunity for an individual with the ability to implement client-driven merchandising and build strong client relationships. You will be engaging and educating consumers on electronic products that may include printers, projectors, and scanners. The sales representative will need to be friendly, outgoing, and tech savvy. The ideal candidate will be expected to drive sales and brand awareness for our client’s consumer electronic products at major retail locations. Take this chance to work for the leading sales and marketing agency in North America. Advantage Solutions in Canada offers competitive pay rates, support and training.

Responsibilities:

  • Replenish POP, paper, ink, etc, update pricing, remove damaged products, place in new items.

  • Build relationships with key department personnel to message product features and benefits.

  • Build in-store product knowledge and increase mindshare.

  • Effectively build brand loyalty and increase "comfort level" of product.

  • Complete call reports and timesheets.

  • Conference calls with supervisor/others as needed.

  • Study product materials to develop product knowledge.

  • Review schedule.

  • Attend training sessions.

Qualifications:

  • Education Level: (Required): Associate's Degreeor equivalent experience.

  • Background in retail and Consumer Electronics desired.

  • Familiarity with imaging solutions and third party labor a plus.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usage.

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.

Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Advantage Solutions 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: Human Resources Department, Advantage Solutions (905) 475-9623 or

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.

Position Summary

A Retail Merchandising Rep (RMR) generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases Epson product sales through training and merchandising. The RMR is responsible for reading all program materials, merchandising Epson products and providing training to retail sales associates.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Store merchandising and maintenance

  • Replenish POP, paper, ink, etc.

  • Update pricing

  • Remove damaged products

  • Place in new items

Sales associate training

  • Build relationships with key department personnel to message product features and benefits

  • Build in-store product knowledge and increase Epson mindshare

  • Effectively build brand loyalty and increase "comfort level" of Epson product

Administrative work

  • Complete call reports and timesheets

  • Conference calls with supervisor/others as needed

  • Check voice mails, emails

  • Study product materials to develop product knowledge

  • Review schedule

  • Attend training sessions

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 is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential function of this job.

Travel up to 5%

Minimum Qualifications

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

(Preferred): Associate's Degree o r equivalent experience

Background in retail and Consumer Electronics desired

Familiarity with imaging solutions and third party labor a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usage

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 Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions. 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 Solutions 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, Advantage Solutions 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.

Advantage Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Advantage Solutions 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: Human Resources Department, Advantage Solutions (905) 475-9623 or

Position Type Part Time

Postal Code A1E 5W8

Requisition ID 2017-139653

Category Retail Sales Merchandising