Advantage Sales and Marketing

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Advantage Solutions Full Time Retail Project Merchandiser in Commack, New York

Summary

Full Time Retail Project Merchandiser

The freedom of a job that puts you in the driver seat…literally! Call on customers and help get premium brands on prime shelves across your regional territory. If you are interested in calling on customers (delivering, restocking, ordering, and up selling new product and displays) from an office that moves, check out this role with Advantage Solutions.

Your Opportunity:

You’ll deliver, restock and upsell goods to the customers in your region, negotiating for great product real estate and building relationships with these retailer managers. As part of our winning team, you’ll receive training, competitive base salary, and a comprehensive benefits package all with the opportunity for career growth.

What we offer you:

  • Paid travel and daily meal stipend

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Your typical day as a Retail Project Merchandiser:

  • Implement schematics/Plan-O-Grams/MODs with all items tagged and approved by store management

  • Reset shelves and displays, maintain stock, and ensure accurate schematics completion

  • Developing and leveraging relationships with key influencers and decision makers in assigned stores, markets, and regions.

  • Complete accurate and timely reporting, time sheets and expense reports

You have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent retail and/or merchandising experience

  • Knowledge of adult beverage industry (preferred)

  • Reliable transportation and ability to travel 100+ miles at a time

  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift and/or push up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both customers and internal management

  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports

  • Daily access to a PC computer or smart phone with internet/email access

Responsibilities

The Company 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. 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.

Position Summary

The Retail Project Merchandiser is responsible for calling in for project work for merchandising products at retail accounts within an assigned territory.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

New Items

  • Will work on the achievement of business objectives through placement of new items at all assigned stores

Distribution Audits

  • Will work to meet Client and Company objectives by maintaining full distribution on existing SKUs and ensuring signage are in place

Reset Activity and Schematics Completion

  • Must be able to 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 Retail Supervisor and other retail personnel

POS Placement

  • Hang shelf signs, place coupons on product, etc. as directed by client

Customer Relations

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both internally to management and externally with Customers who will verify work is completed correctly

Display Building

  • Assemble cardboard displays for promotion of an item as directed by client

Reporting Administration

  • Will report daily into the company’s web application each day’s activities and the work performed

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

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: Merchandising

  • Previous merchandising experience a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Analytical and research Skills

  • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to make oral presentations

  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures

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

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 Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s 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).

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.

Job Locations US-NY-Centerport | US-NY-Huntington | US-NY-Northport | US-NY-East Northport | US-NY-Huntington Station | US-NY-Commack | US-NY-Melville

Primary Posting Location : Address 25 Littleneck Rd

Primary Posting Location : City Centerport

Primary Posting Location : State/Province NY

Postal Code 11721

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-394349

Position Type Full Time

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