Sales Associate

Job Details

Description

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

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

PersuasionAdvanced
Time ManagementAdvanced
Problem SolveAdvanced
OrganizationAdvanced
NegotiationAdvanced
DistributionIntermediate
CommunicationAdvanced

Behaviors

Preferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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
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