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Full Time Retail Merchandising Representative

Company: Advantage Solutions
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Position Summary

A Retail Merchandising Rep (RMR) generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases product sales through training and merchandising. The RMR is responsible for reading all program materials, merchandising 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 mindshare * Effectively build brand loyalty and increase "comfort level" of 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 duty or function of this job. * Travel up to 5%

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience (Preferred): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of 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 The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

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).

Keywords: Advantage Solutions, Hillsboro , Full Time Retail Merchandising Representative, Hospitality & Tourism , Hillsboro, Oregon

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