Advantage Sales and Marketing (ASM)

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Advantage Sales and Marketing (ASM)

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is a consumer packaged goods sales and marketing agency committed to building brand value for our clients and customers.

ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services, specializing in client and customer events, publications and assisted-selling services for the grocery, drugstore, club, convenience, natural/specialty, sporting goods, consumer electronics and home center channels.



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Job Description

If you are self-motivated, organized, friendly and people-oriented with the ability to coach team members to outstanding performance,  then the retail Sales Merchandiser Trainer position may be a good position for you! This position services and sells to retail accounts within an assigned territory to ensure Client standards are met and sales volume increases. The successful candidate  possesses excellent organizational skills and has the ability to work independently. In addition, the RSM Trainer is responsible for communicating their knowledge of ASM/business procedures and policies related to their job duties, teaching and training other Retail Sales Merchandisers to follow in the path of excellence.
 
Responsibilities
  • Provide on-going training and development for current associates/Train new hires.
  • Retail Execution - Merchandising, selling, in-store fundamentals. Fulfills current merchandiser (RSM/RM) job duties.
  • Follow up/report/complete administrative tasks as required.
  • Travel as required.
  • Meet/exceed Point Of Sale-to-plan goals for assigned stores and markets.
  • Grow POS for client brands by selling incremental display locations, selling the execution of Plan-o-Gramed locations, executing initiatives as well as maintaining in-stock conditions.
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 2-3 years as a Retail Sales Merchandiser or previous experience in a Retail environment.
  • Previous experience training, mentoring and/or coaching is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to complete daily procedures and responsibilities without direct supervision.
  • Must demonstrate good judgment and show respect for others.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Access to internet.
  • Access to reliable transportation daily.
Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
ResponsibilitiesAdvantage 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.
 
Position Summary
 
A Retail Sales Merchandiser, Peer Trainer, is responsible for servicing and selling to an assigned territory to ensure that client standards are met and volume is increased.  In addition, the RSM generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases product sales through event sampling and promotions.
 
The RSM Peer Trainer will also be responsible for teaching and training on the knowledge of ASM/business procedures and policies related to their job duties. This role will be responsible for developing trainees in overall job functions, responsibilities as well as mentor and manage performance, productivity and accomplishments.
 
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Train new hires/provide on-going training and development for current associates.
  • Retail Execution – merchandising, selling, in store fundamentals. Fulfills current merchandiser (RSM/RM) job duties.
  • Follow up/report/complete administrative tasks as required
  • Travel as required
Supervisory Responsibilities
 
Direct Reports
Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources
 
Indirect Reports
May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports
 
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
  • Travel and Driving are essential duties and function of this job 
  • Travel up to   15% 



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Job Requirements

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED  or equivalent experience
 
Field of Study/Area of Experience: 
  • 2-4 years of experience in Retail Sales Merchandiser
  • Previous experience in retail environment
  • Previous experience in training, mentoring, and/or coaching is a plus
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
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. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.   
 
Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions
 
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.  ASM 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).
DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
 
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.


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