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Posted January 27th

Beverage Sales Representative

Richland, WA

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Employer

Novamex

Industry

Distributor

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Posted January 27th

Beverage Sales Representative

Richland, WA

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Salary

$46,000 - $47,500

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Are you looking for more than just a job; for a company where you're more than just an employee, you're a team member; a place where you can earn above average pay and a company that still believes in rewarding their team members?
Job Description

Novamex markets an array of food and beverage brands in a variety of categories. Each brand is a leader in the Hispanic Industry and is well known to our Hispanic shoppers in the U.S. We are currently seeking a Sales Representative to join our growing team in the Tri City, Washington area.

Summary

Visits retail store locations established by Market Leader/District Sales Manager and informs customers of new or additional promotions and opportunities in order to increase product representation in location and increase sales; displays merchandise on sales floor of retail store to attract attention of prospective customers by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Visits retail stores according to route established by Supervisor and completes required forms on Repsly at each store.
  • Presents current promotions to store personnel to generate additional sales.
  • Effectively uses current Point of Sales (POS) material on all accounts.
· Presents all marketing promotions to accounts, store level buyers and/or grocery managers to secure retail space and secondary locations for maximum brand exposure.

· Manages and spends Marketing Development Funds (MDF) in line with company policies to strategically and effectively maximize sales.

· Responsible to check-in at start of day in Repsly App and check out at every location visited. Check out at the end of final store.

· Answer corresponding survey at every location. C

  • Keep product rotated to ensure maximum shelf life
· Achieve new item distribution and trade promotion marketing goals assigned by Supervisor.

  • Process sales orders from retailers and sends to Distributor/Supplier chosen by store.
  • Assist in merchandising cold boxes to schematic guidelines.
  • Assist in merchandising permanent end caps to schematic guidelines.
  • Originates display ideas or follows suggestions or schedule of Supervior.
  • Constructs or assembles prefabricated display properties from wood, fabric, glass, paper, and plastic.
  • Arranges merchandise and backdrop according to prearranged plan.
  • Places price and descriptive signs on backdrop, fixtures, merchandise, or floor. Ensures all products from company has visible and clear prices for customers.
  • Weekends may be required to visit events or demo execution with advance notice
· Work with the store on all special projects such as demos, trade events, resets, remodels, new store openings, etc.

· In charge of acquiring optimum time and date for maximizing demo productivity.

· Coordinates with Trade Promotions Manager or Brand Manager that secondary display is put next to demo.

· Coordinates with demo agency timing of demo.

  • Build and maintain a rapport with store level Buyers, Grocery Managers and Aisle Store Clerks.
· Reports all competitive activity such as pricing, market trends & market share to Supervisor

  • Maintain distribution goals and display of products in assigned accounts.
  • Rotate stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.
  • Maintain shelf full of product and keep Out Of Stock (OOS) to a minimum.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

The candidate needs to be self-motivated, organized, and highly productive, with the ability to work well on a diverse and highly qualified team in a fast-paced work environment. Be effective in working as a member of a team within the sales department as well as with other personnel and other areas within Novamex.

Excellent customer service skills, analytical abilities as well verbal and written communication skills in English.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must be able to make business and financial related decisions based on the ability to meet Sales Volume Budget and MDF Budgets. This job will require a lot of driving of a company vehicle; therefore, driving record must be acceptable. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Computer Skills:

Excel – Intermediate level

Word – Intermediate level

Power Point – Intermediate level

Internet – Intermediate level

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Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to conceptualize new ideas, research the new ideas, and evaluate them objectively from a market and financial standpoint.

Certificates and Licenses:

Valid Driver’s License in State where working.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Some weekend work may be expected as required.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands and fingers to operate computer keyboard. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

Novamex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Location
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Richland, WA
Function Details
  • Reports To Sales Market Leader
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