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Sales Associate, Coastal (Bellevue/Seattle, WA)

Job ID SEA00000156 Date posted 06/20/2019
Description
Overview:
The Sales Associate is responsible for performing merchandising activities and constructing displays of SGWS products in key retail accounts as requested by the 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. This job is non-exempt and paid on an hourly 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 position and presentation plans.
  • Respondible for placing product orders on behalf of the Sales Rep.
  • Responsible for servicing local stores and refilling existing displays of product to keep company products fully stocked on the shelves.
  • Create and coordinate 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
Minimum qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalency, plus 2 years of experience.
  • Requires the ability to maintain a valid driver's license and auto liability insurance in accordance with company requirements.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
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., 4:00am - 6:00am 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 occasional sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine.
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include frequent walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping.
  • Will require consistent lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 50lbs.

Job:Sales
Primary Location:United States-Washington-Seattle
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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