Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Merchandiser Part Time Canada LK

    Job Locations CA-BC-Port Alberni
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Postal Code
    V9Y 4W5
    Requisition ID
    2018-193820
    Category
    Retail Sales Merchandising
  • Summary

    Merchandiser Part Time

     

    We are currently seeking a candidate with the drive and passion to increase sales at our client’s retail locations! Our part time Merchandiser job needs an individual who can improve the consumer buying experience by creating merchandising solutions in their assigned stores. The retail merchandiser’s duties include cultivating relationships with in-store management, executing merchandising resets, and building retail displays. Take this chance to work for the Linkage Group, a division of the Company in Canada, where you will earn competitive pay rates and receive top-notch training. 

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Set up store fixtures/displays efficiently and accurately by following provided planogram
    • Seasonal and/or department resets
    • New store renovations/relocations
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with store management
    • Product replenishment
    • Online reporting
    • Media Merchandiser - set up store media (coupons, booklets, pamphlets, etc. in retail stores) 

    Qualifications:                            

    • Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
    • 1 year merchandising experience preferred
    • Must have the ability to read and follow planograms and assemble store fixtures and displays.
    • Must have product placement merchandising experience (cosmetic experience is an asset).
    • Must be organized and detail oriented.
    • Must be proactive, a good problem solver, and possess excellent communication skills.
    • Must have excellent time management skills and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines.
    • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. 

    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.
       
    The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

    Responsibilities

    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

     

    The Merchandiser is responsible for servicing and selling to retail accounts within an assigned territory to ensure Client standards are met and volume is increased.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Building cosmetic walls and displays using planograms
    • Planogram maintenance and compliance
    • The execution of merchandising requests
    • Seasonal and/or department resets
    • New store renovations/relocations
    • Electronic reporting

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports 

    Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    • Travel and/or driving may be required for this job.   Incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle, unless they are working in an area with public transit.

     Minimum Qualifications

     

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

                                       

    1 year merchandising experience preferred

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Have merchandising, cosmetic or grocery experience
    • Be able to read and follow planograms and assemble store fixtures and displays
    • Be organized and detail oriented
    • Be a proactive, good problem solver, and possess excellent communication skills
    • Have excellent time management skills and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines
    • Incumbent must have general computer and Internet skills

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Field / Reps Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store 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 74 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.

    Important Information

    The 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.    

     

    The Company 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, the Company 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.

     

    The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

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