Acosta Sales & Marketing Sales Rep, Lead in Murrieta, California

Overview

This position is responsible for the in-house marketing, promotion and sale of consumer product goods in the Commissary facilities. Requires in depth knowledge of client’s brands and has the ability to convey path to purchase information to the customer. Incumbent is responsible for selling in promotions and utilizing POS materials and creativity to design and set up displays to positively impact sales volume for the products. Significant client, customer, and internal interactions that require good interpersonal skills and strong communication habits. Ability to effectively lead a team to meet objectives with basic computer and Microsoft office skills as an essential expectation. May be responsible for directing the work activities of Retail Coverage Merchandisers on the team.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct and maintain store calls and frequency per assigned plan.

  • Schedule, conduct and manage the section, category, and total store resets.

  • Cut in new items, ensure tags are in place, and maintain shelf integrity by following the Plan O Gram.

  • Ensure that all the promotional signage is in place.

  • Conduct selling promotions, events, and client-specific product opportunities. This includes coordinating orders, Point of Sales, and support for the activities.

  • Responsible for NARS-related duties to include cutting in new items, closing voids, ansering client-specific needs, photos, resets, and meeting call frequency.

  • Place, hang, or erect Point of Purchase materials. Sell, build, maintain, and remove programmed displays. Sell/provide recommended forecasts (order quantities) for promotions. Conduct in-store demonstrations.

  • Ensure shelf stocking is performed by independent contractors; research and resolve causal factors that result in OOS (Out of Stocks). Coordinate and resolve distributor issues as needed. Manage distributor inventories and mark-downs.

  • May be responsible for the directing the work activities of other Sales Representatives and Merchandisers; ensure correct work hours are entered into time and attendance system and approve in a timely manner.

  • Work closely with commissary management and develop good professional relationship to ensure smooth and cooperative involvement in the marketing, promotion and sale of product. Maintain minimum level of store visits as directed by Commissary divisions. Coordinate CAO issues with store operations.

  • Work closely with commissary management and develop good professional relationship to ensure smooth and cooperative involvement in the marketing, promotion and sale of product. Maintain minimum level of store visits as directed by Commissary divisions. Coordinate CAO issues with store operations.

  • Staff and maintain vendor stockers for temporary assistance ; handles financial obligations (utilizing client’s credit cards) and verifying/submitting hours worked in order to pay vendor stocker. Will also be responsible for payment of client expenses (utilizing client credit card) incurred in display and demonstrations.

  • Process and pay vendor credit memorandums; Review, process and pay salvage claims.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma / GED required.

  • 2 year experience in dealing with the public at the retail sales level.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to comfortably interact with the public.

  • Must have professional appearance & demeanor.

  • Must be able to pass a Government background check in order to obtain Rapid Gate Access.

  • Must be very familiar with EXCEL and WORD, and have computer and internet access.

  • Must be able to present to public.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Work State US-CA

Job ID 2017-136751

Work City Murrieta

PCN 193954

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 92563

Category Corporate Jobs