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Merchandiser - Sales Assistant

Fort Myers, FL

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Description

Merchandiser / Sales Assistant - Charlotte / North Lee County

$1,000 Sign on Bonus; distributed upon hire

We are currently partnered with a leading Beverage distribution company located in area. They are a leading beer distributor in Florida and distributes products from suppliers including Miller, Coors, Heineken, Guinness, Yuengling, Sierra Nevada, and Sam Adams, just to name a few. Our mission is to be the “First Choice” distributor for our Employees, Customers, and Suppliers as the variety leader in the beverage industry.

Assistant Pay: $130/ day + commission + mileage reimbursement

Schedule: Full timeweekends are required with two days off during the week; 5:00-6:00 AM start time

Location: North Fort Myers - Lehigh Acres - North Port - Punta Gorda - Port Charlotte - Englewood 

Required License: Valid Class E FL license and ability to maintain $100,000/$300,000 private passenger auto insurance with designated business usage

401K: 60% matching up to 10% of salary 

Benefits: Our partners offer Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, company-paid long term & short term disability, company-paid life insurance, and many other programs available

Bonus: They are offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus.

Referral Program: You can earn up to $1,000 by participating in our employee referral program.

 

General Summary:

Sales assistants arrive to supermarkets and other retail locations each morning ready to represent our company and exceed customer expectations. They follow assigned routes to deliver and set up promotional items and displays across customer accounts to attract attention to the company’s beverages. They rotate product using first in-first out rotation standards, fill shelves and coolers, build displays, and exceed customer expectations in all accounts.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fully stocks shelves with all company products according to the planogram, including coolers, warm shelves, displays, and non-alcoholic products as well, working backstock first before new delivery (FIFO rotation).
  • Arranges display of items in customer's establishment. Rotates product according to company rotation standards.
  • Distributes Point-of-Sale (POS) items such as neons, clocks, mirrors, posters, inflatables, tackers, glasses, cups, sample kits, case cards, core buff, and pennant string. 
  • Builds and merchandises displays in all assigned accounts, communicating with store sales representatives to obtain feedback about how they would like displays to be built.
  • Works with sales representative to help place orders for certain accounts

Education and Experience:

  • Valid Class E driver’s license, insurance, and acceptable driving record required.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Some previous merchandising, sales, promotions or stocking experience desired.

 Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must use own means of transportation (i.e., vehicle) to travel between accounts
  • Must be able to regularly unload product (case of beer) from delivery vehicle and transport into customer accounts. Product averages 30 lbs. but can weigh up to a maximum of 49 lbs.
  • Requires ability to move easily around account premises in order to inventory current stock levels and display POS.
  • Must be able to climb and work on ladders when required.

  Working Conditions:

  • Retail store and/or warehouse environment.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures, fumes, noise, dusty conditions, outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions.
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