DO YOU LOVE CHOCOLATE AND CARAMELS? Who doesn’t? So why not work in the industry…..
Marketsupport Canada has an exciting opportunity for a Brand Representative/Merchandiser(26 hours a week) for the territory encompassing Montreal South, Longueuil, Brossard, St. Jean Sur Richelieuand St. Hyacinthe area. This individual will work with our client in the candy and confection industry maintaining stock levels and shelves, and selling in additional product lines. Full description below:
Traveling to various retailers to maintain shelves, assist with planogram changes, correct out of stocks, and ensure POG compliance
Executing account specific initiatives i.e. bookings, sidewinders, profit panels, end caps, sales targets and consumer marketing programs
Maintaining and securing distribution on all brands and new items in assigned territories
Gain, sell and secure incremental displays
Rotating product to ensure freshness
Recognizing opportunities at store level to add value to each store visit (i.e. building incremental displays)
Building and maintaining strong store management relationships
Preparing and submitting required reporting by given deadlines
Gathering and collecting information regarding field learnings for review
Position Requirements include:
Must be bilingual. Ability to communicate clearly in French and English.
Must have daytime, business hours availability
Retail sales and merchandising experience (within the food industry is an asset)
Understanding and ability to use an Apple iPad
Valid Driver’s License and reliable automobile
Ability to sell to store managers and increase product shelf space
Detailed oriented and extremely organized
Ability to adjust to an ever-changing environment
Reliable and determined to get the job done and make the client happy
Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships
Able to maintain a professional demeanor with the public and store personnel when performing your duties
You may be required to lift 15lbs and occasionally up to 50lbs as well as stand for a several hours at a time to complete work
Please note that this position is part-time and set at 26 hours a week
What we offer our Brand Reps/Merchandisers:
Competitive hourly wage plus mileage reimbursement
Excellent webinar-based and in-field training & ongoing support
Flexible schedule and independence.
Opportunity to work with nationally recognized brands.