Sales Associate – FDL/Oshkosh/Appleton

Job Details

Description

Responsible for providing in store support for off premise wine and spirit sales and chain divisions.  Primary point of contact for replenishing and merchandising the company’s chain accounts and specific independent accounts to meet the standards set by the company’s customers, as well as those standards set by the company.  Builds and maintains relationships with key off premise chain accounts and independent account owners and managers in order to increase display activity and market share.  Position intended to be a transition role into a Sales Representative position.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO

  • Communicates with and takes direction from account personnel, management, Sales Representatives and store personnel on a regular basis and reports problems in the proper timeframe
  • Responsible for proper inventory and reorganizing back stock, refill cold boxes, shelves, displays and dust product as needed
  • Responsible for communicating corporate programs to chain accounts
  • Build displays that meet supplier and company guidelines
  • Works with chain division to execute and merchandise all monthly chain programs
  • Writes and merchandises orders in designated chain accounts
  • Maintains and submits required reports in a timely manner
  • Maintains proper product rotation on all date sensitive products
  • Assists all divisions in display reset projects
  • Assist in running vacation routes
  • Assists Sales Representatives with rebates and coupons within assigned accounts as needed
  • Attends product and business training sessions and division meetings
  • Able to understand and complete all necessary training provided by the company as necessary
  • Required to work (regular or overtime) or provide on call support on any day, may include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Additional duties as assigned by management


WHAT WE VALUE

  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Must be able to work well independently and in the context of team environments
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal, organizational, problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to think and act strategically and proactively
  • Strong understanding of customer service
  • Maintains the highest level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Effectively be able to problem solve situations with both internal and external accounts
  • Ability to understand pricing and promotional models
  • Advanced selling and strategic thinking skills
  • Proven ability to achieve sales quotas
  • Strong mathematical skills related to product pricing
  • Ability to analyze sales data in order to formulate proposals or suggestions
  • Ability to review and analyze significant amounts of data
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks


WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, related field or equivalent experience required
  • Experience of one (1) to three (3) years in grocery, liquor or industry experience preferred
  • Experience in distribution and/or sales environment preferred
  • Valid driver license, insurance and satisfactory driving record required


PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Due to the fast paced, highly physical demands of the position, job candidates will be required to complete a Post Offer Pre-Employment Physical (POPE).  Job candidates must pass all aspects of the POPE to qualify for the position.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

PersuasionAdvanced
Time ManagementAdvanced
Problem SolveAdvanced
OrganizationAdvanced
NegotiationAdvanced
DistributionIntermediate
CommunicationAdvanced

Education

Preferred

Bachelors or better in Business Administration or related field.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Drivers License

Preferred

Cert. Wine Educ.
Cert. Spirits Educ.
Cert. Spec. of Wine
Cert. Spec. of Spirits
Sales Permit

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