Skip navigation

Retail Sales Merchandiser Full Time

Job Description

If you are organized, self-motivated, friendly and people-oriented,the  Retail Sales Merchandiser position may be a great role for you!  A Retail Sales Merchandiser, services and sells to retail accounts within an assigned territory to ensure Client standards are met and sales volume increases. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, ambitious and driven to succeed and should also have strong communication skills with the confidence to influence key decision makers at the store level. The successful candidate also possesses excellent organizational skills and has the ability to work independently.
 
Retail Sales Merchandiser Job Responsibilities:
 
Maintain client objectives by ensuring secondary placements of product(s) are fully stocked, correctly signed, properly faced, and set to schematics.
Shelf Standards and Conditions: Authorization of items to meet client shelf schematic standards.
Meet client and company objectives by maintaining full distribution on existing SKUs.
Prepare for and respond to audits.
Manage time and prioritize for store call coverage.
Complete accurate and timely paperwork and reports, recaps, itineraries, timesheets, expense reports, etc.
Communicate effectively both internally with ASM management and externally with all customers.
Build rapport with clients and customers.
Field questions and proactively develop action plans to resolve issues.
 
Retail Sales Merchandiser

Job Requirements


High School Diploma or higher education or equivalent job-related experience.
Basic knowledge of retail merchandising and/or selling.
Aggressive self-starter with a strong bias for action and results orientation.
High sense of urgency; strong drive and passion to win.
Keen attention to detail.
Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills; position requires daily discussions with customers at all personnel levels.
Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
Adaptability to changing demands, priorities, circumstances and directions.
Ability to work independently, but also successful team building skills.
 
Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
Responsibilities 
Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC (ASM) 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.  ASM 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.
 
 

 
 
The Retail Sales Merchandiser (RSM) is responsible for servicing and selling to retail accounts within an assigned territory to ensure Client standards are met and volume is increased.
 
Sales and Merchandising: Maintain Client objectives by ensuring secondary placements of product(s) are fully stocked, correctly signed, properly faced, and set to schematics Shelf Standards and Conditions authorization of items to meet Client shelf schematic standards Meet Client and Company objectives by maintaining full distribution on existing SKUs. Take direction regarding tagging, rotating, and placing POS materials for products on shelf Prepare for and respond to audits Manage time and prioritize for store call coverage Complete accurate and timely paperwork and reports, recaps, itineraries, timesheets, expense reports, etc. May provide feedback for Client audit objectives
 
Customer Relations:
 
Communicate effectively both internally with ASM management and externally with all customers Build rapport with Clients and Customers Field questions and proactively develop action plans to resolve issues
 
Job Requirements:
 
Education
 
High School Diploma or higher education or equivalent job-related experience
 
Experience
 
Basic knowledge of retail merchandising and/or selling
 
Skills & Competencies:
 
Aggressive self-starter with a strong bias for action and results orientation High sense of urgency; strong drive and passion to win
Keen attention to detail
Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills; position requires daily discussions with customers at all personnel levels.
Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks
Adaptability to changing demands, priorities, circumstances and directions
Demonstrate commitment to meet or exceed customers’ expectations Ability to work independently, but also successful team building skills
Demonstrate good judgment and show respect for others
Works cooperatively with others toward common group objectives, demonstrates respect for the ideas and contributions of other team members, cultivates positive relationships with other associates, and provides assistance and support to others
 
Tools/Software:
 
Ability to communicate with email and basic internet skills
 
Other Requirements:
 
Strong understanding and utilization of proper safety techniques and correct use of equipment when appropriate.
Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
 
 
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.
 
Driving Requirements:
 
Driving is an essential duty and function of this job and requires the use of a Personal Vehicle  Must maintain current and valid driver’s license and valid proof of current insurance
 
Travel Requirements:
 
Travel up to 20%
 
Schedule Requirements:
 
Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary
 
Physical Demands:
 
Never (0% of time): Work in an office, push/pull more than 74 pounds, work on unprotected heights, operate mechanical machinery (saw, drill, etc.), be exposed to harmful fumes and/or other pollutants, and lift and/or carry more than 74 pounds.
 
Occasionally (up to 33% of time): Sit, crawl and/or climb, push/pull between 21 and 74 pounds (medium to heavy), operate mechanical machinery (powered machinery-forklift, pallet jack, scissor lift, etc.), use hand tools/equipment (knife, choppers, hammer, scraper, screwdriver, etc.), be exposed to marked changes in temperature and humidity, work in freezer/coolers, and lift and/or carry between 21 and 74
pounds (medium to heavy).
 
Frequently (33-66% of time): Stand, walk, bend and/or stoop, work in cramped/awkward positions, kneel, push/pull up to 20 pounds (sedentary to light), operate mechanical machinery (manual forklift), use feet and/or legs for repetitive motion left and right, use fingers, hands and/or arms for fine manipulation (typing – keyboards/handhelds), finger/hand grip/grasping, firm grasping (pushing, pulling arm controls), and repetitive motion, and lifting and/or carrying up to 20 pounds (sedentary to light).
 
Continuously (66-100% of time): Work in high volume large format retail, grocery and/or other type retail store(s).
 
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. ASM 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.
 
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.
 
Disclaimer 
Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership:  These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC.  Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper.  It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: 'To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services.'
 
Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC 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, ASM 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 Snapshot

Post Date 8/30/2014
Location San Antonio, TX
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales, Retail
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2014-11467
CareerBuilder Tip:
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder.com you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder.com Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.