Full Time Retail Merchandising Representative Canada

ASAP
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Entry Level

The Company 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. The Company 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 Merchandising Rep (RMR) generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases Epson product sales through training and merchandising.  The RMR is responsible for reading all program materials, merchandising Epson products and providing training to retail sales associates.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Store merchandising and maintenance

Replenish POP, paper, ink, etc.
Update pricing
Remove damaged products
Place in new items
Sales associate training

Build relationships with key department personnel to message product features and benefits
Build in-store product knowledge and increase Epson mindshare
Effectively build brand loyalty and increase "comfort level" of Epson product
Administrative work

Complete call reports and timesheets
Conference calls with supervisor/others as needed
Check voice mails, emails
Study product materials to develop product knowledge
Review schedule
Attend training sessions
Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

 

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

 

Travel is an essential duty and function of this job.  Driving is not an essential function of this job.

Travel up to 5%

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

                         (Preferred): Associate's Degree  or equivalent experience               

 

Background in retail and Consumer Electronics desired

Familiarity with imaging solutions and third party labor a plus

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usage

 

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.

 

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

 

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.
 
The above 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. The Company 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. The Company 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.
 
Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO

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