Impact+Group
Job Title: Retail Sales Associate -Fort Myers/Southern Florida Region
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage, Natural/Organic Home Care, Natural/Organic Personal Care/HABA
Job Categories: Customer Service
Retail - Sales
Sales - Company/Territory Rep
Sales - Inside

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: Impact Group
  Address: 950 W Bannock St Suite 850
Boise, ID 83702
United States
  Company Phone: 208-813-6531
Web Site: http://Impactsales.com


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The Position: Retail Sales Associate -Fort Myers/Southern Florida Region

JOB TITLE: Retail Sales Associate- Natural

LOCATION: Fort Myers/Southern Florida Region

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time (salaried/exempt)

SALARY: Competitive Salary Based on Experience

SUMMARY:

The Retail Sales Associate will cover the Fort Myers/Southern Florida Region. Develops relationships with store managers/personnel to achieve directed short and long-term performance objectives at assigned stores within a geographic territory. Activities center on wall-to-wall natural sales coverage including problem solving related to out-of-stocks, new item speed-to-shelf, schematic compliance, item and pricing surveys, promotion selling and product merchandising, resulting in incremental sales volume.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Selling incremental volume:

·       Sells promotional surveys for displays at retail stores and indirect accounts

·      Sells incremental quantities for display of force-out orders and obtains maximum support for promoted product.

·      Sells additional product based on opportunities observed.

·      Interfaces with targeted store-level/district level retail operations personnel to execute business opportunities.

·      May sell new items and promotions at indirect accounts.

·        Selling improved retail shelf conditions:

·      Identifies and corrects voids.

·      Ensures that new items are cut in as detailed in any new item releases.

·      Merchandize manufacturer’s products to obtain schematic compliance and/or best practices.

·      Monitors shelf to ensure share of shelf.

·        Selling improved inventory at point-of-sales:

·      Builds/restocks displays as needed.

·      Utilizes all consumer conversion tactics available including: IRC placement, coupon distribution, recipe cards, and tear pads.

·      Insures pricing compliance.

·      Verifies that scanning prices reflect current promotional allowances and zone pricing.

·      Reports competitive price changes and promotional support.

·        Communications:

·      Develops proper relations and rapport with store managers and personnel within territory to maximize sales results.

·      Interfaces with customers and consumers as a representative of the manufacturer and broker.

·      Communicates competitive and market activity to management.

·      Utilizes supplied technology to report on results.

·      Sets and reviews performance against objectives with Sales Manager

·      Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

·       Candidate must have ample home space to store samples required for this position Or rental storage space can be utilized with reimbursement option

·      Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and sales skills with the ability to work effectively with team members, peers, management and external customer contacts.

·      Basic Office (Outlook, Excel) functionality comprehension required and proficient in managing Outlook e-mail and calendar, as well as excel basic workbooks.

·      Must have a valid driver's license, proof of current auto insurance and be able to drive a car for extended periods of time.

·      Physically able to perform the essential functions of the job; crawl and/or climb, stand (up to 33%), frequently pull, bend and/or stop, kneel, push, walk (33-66%), continuously use hands and/or legs for repetitive motion, lift - up to 10 lbs. (sedentary level), 11-25 lbs. (light level), greater than 25 lbs. (medium work level) (up to 75%).

·      Must be willing and able to work in extremely cold environmental conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores).

·      Must be able to operate to operate a computer, calculator, fax machine, telephone, paper cutter, copier

·      Varied work week, may include evenings and overnight stays

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

·      High school diploma or GED

·       1-2 year’s sales related and/or consumer goods industry experience preferred.

BENEFITS included:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off & 9 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Basic and Supplemental Life and AD&D
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability


Job Location: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 1-3 years

Contact Name: Josh Crab
E-mail: josh.crab@impactgrp.com

 



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