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Sales Assistant - Pinnacle

Job ID HOU00000566 Date posted 10/20/2018
Description

Overview:

TheSales Assistantis responsible for performing merchandising activities and constructing displays of SGWS products in key retail accounts as requested by Sales Team or retail customers. This role will provide support to Sales Reps by ordering product and may be required to expedite product delivery on an emergency basis.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for building and maintaining merchandising/display materials for all products
  • Position merchandise and create a customer-ready selling floor
  • Participate in ensuring store appearance and merchandise displays are in line with plans, selling history and new receipts
  • Consults with buyers, marketing and sellers product positioning and presentation plans
  • Responsible for placing product orders on behalf of the Sales Rep
  • Responsible for servicing local stores and refilling existing displays of products to keep company products fully stocked on the shelves
  • Create and coordinates visual presentation of merchandise, including store layout and displays
  • Distribute and install refund offer, neck hangers, shelf talkers and price signs on products sold by the Company
  • Fill cold box and warm shelves at client account with products sold by the Company
  • Refill and re-merchandise existing displays of product sold by the Company
  • Assemble, install and fill all types of display racks
  • Pick up and deliver special orders, mail and merchandise
  • Perform sales support functions to include the use of current point of sale marketing materials, oversight of the shelf space in the chain territory manager's accounts, consistent communication with the representative regarding changes in buyer preferences and or out of stock inventory concerns/situations encountered during weekend hours
  • Reset alcoholic beverages at the store level (e.g., rearranging products using an authorized plan within an assigned territory/set geographic region)
  • Implement authorized plan/schematic developed by the various chain headquarters, so accuracy in evaluation, application, and execution on the information provided are essential skills
  • Introduce new products, reinforce established and agreed upon case volume and display activity, and monitor in-store promotion results
  • Stay abreast of business/market conditions, recognize new opportunities within each account, maintain the necessary territory records and support the sales representative's visibility and market saturation in the account
  • Build and develop the trust and confidence of the retailer through knowledge of SGWS policies and procedures coupled with prompt, courteous resolution of inventory discrepancies
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as a stocker or merchandiser
  • Ability to drive up to and exceeding 100 miles a day
  • Ability to work flexible hours/days which include early morning (i.e. 4:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. start times), evenings, and/or weekends
  • Wine/Industry Knowledge to include basic understanding of distribution, wine varietals, and leading spirit categories

Physical Demands:

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 45lbs

Job:Sales
Primary Location:United States-Texas-Houston
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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