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Posted October 5th

Sales Merchandiser, Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

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Employer

Hint, Inc

Industry

Retailer, Production and Manufacturing, and Supplier

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Posted October 5th

Sales Merchandiser, Charlotte

Remote

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Salary

$40,000-45,000

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Hint is on a mission to help the world live a healthy lifestyle by making products people love. Come join our Retail Sales team!
THE OPPORTUNITY:

Hint, one of the fastest- beverage companies in the market, is looking for a Sales Merchandiser to help reinforce Hint’s expansion in the enhanced water category. This is an opportunity to learn about a growing brand as the beverage industry continues to trend towards healthier options.  

You will work closely with our Distributor partners ensuring that our products are received, invoiced, and placed on display/shelves in accordance with the plans sold in by local Sales Managers. This is a great opportunity for someone who is seeking to come in at the ground level with a growing beverage company.

The perfect candidate will be independent, enthusiastic, and collaborative. You will support all aspects of the sales cycle: developing and maintaining key accounts, identifying opportunities for growth, and fostering deeper customer relationships. A proactive approach to all aspects of customer service and development is a must! 

WHAT YOU'LL ACHIEVE:
  • Account Relationships: You'll work with a set of specific retail store accounts. Your goal is to establish a good rapport with key individuals like store managers and receivers at each account You'll follow up regularly to ensure that consistent ordering takes place, current customers always have the product in stock, and that Hint looks GREAT on the shelves!
  • Account Management: You'll ensure pricing and product are properly displayed. Creativity and attention to detail are key! You'll also learn about our business initiatives and communicate out of stocks, other issues, or possible opportunities to your local manager. 
  • Promotions & Point of Sale:  A large portion of the role involves building and maintaining displays to drive sales. You'll assist Sales Managers with racks, coolers, push glides, and marketing banners as other sales spaces ensuring that Point of Sale and signage is up to date. Occasionally you'll replenish coolers and stock shelves using back stock to minimize out of stocks.
  • Account Growth: You'll introduce local account managers to new flavor options available from distributors and help out with customer demos and local events. You'll sell in new flavors and additional SKUs when possible. 
  • Time & Territory Management: You'll plan your day with your Manager in order to hit all your accounts and give each customer an excellent Hint experience. You'll also communicate with District Managers to plan for promo weeks, displays and other sales efforts. You'll track and monitor progress by consistently using CRM tools (Repsly) to document important info, take pictures, and schedule follow-ups. 
  • Travel: You'll need your own vehicle and a valid driver's license for this role. Some travel to other regions may be requested to support adjacent territories. 
  • Other: We'll do our best to help you learn about other dimensions of sales such as distributor sales, foodservice and field marketing. 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • You have experience with Sales KPI's and know how to achieve quotas and goals
  • You have excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • You have strong organization and time management skills
  • Independent & Reliable: You know how to take instruction and run with it to drive results
  • Service-oriented: You love being of service to your team and your customers
  • You thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience in the CPG industry, Hospitality/ Restaurant industry or Retail Industry preferred
  • You live an active and healthy lifestyle and want to help our customers do the same! 
  • A reliable vehicle with a reasonably clean driving record is a must***

WHAT WE OFFER:
  • A Competitive salary and bonus
  • Car allowance/gas or company car
  • 100% of the employee and dependent healthcare premiums paid for by the company
  • Life insurance (company-paid and voluntary)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K (regular and Roth)
  • $150/month gym stipend
  • $100/month towards your cell phone and $50/month towards Internet (if applicable)

WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH:
  • Market Manager: You'll Report directly to our Market Manager, Southeast
  • Local Sales Team: You'll assist other Merchandisers to ensure all our Hint territories are successful
  • Field Marketing: You'll collaborate with the Field Marketing team to organize Hint sample demos with our top accounts
  • Sales Marketing: You'll communicate with the Sales and Marketing teams to make sure Point of Sales and promotional materials make it to our stores and look fantastic

WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:
  • You have experience with Sales KPI's and know how to achieve quotas and goals
  • You've managed a team and can demonstrate how you've helped others to achieve success
  • You know and love this territory and have an established network you can contribute to Hint
  • You know how to take instruction and run with it to drive results
  • Service-oriented: You love being of service to your team and your customers
  • You thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • You live an active and healthy lifestyle and want to help our customers do the same!
ABOUT US:

Hint is on a mission to help the world live a healthy lifestyle by making products people love. Founded in 2005, the idea behind Hint is simple: pure water, nature's original refreshment, accented with fruit essence. No sugar, no diet sweeteners. EVER.

Headquartered in the Marina District of San Francisco with offices in New York and throughout the United States, Hint is looking for driven collaborative individuals to help us achieve our mission of healthier lifestyles for all. Hint is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We are #NowHiring talented individuals across the United States to help us make healthier choices more enjoyable. We do not accept agency submissions. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Hint.
Location
Remote
Function Details
  • Reports To Market Manager, Southeast
  • Direct Reports 1