In Store Merchandiser
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Springfield, IL 62762
In Store Merchandiser
The In-Store Merchandiser is responsible for providing client and customer In-Store sales support and training in the assigned territory.
Waypoint is a national sales and marketing agency primarily representing leading brands that enjoy top positions in their categories within the foodservice industry. Our mission is to be a seamless and flexible extension of our clients, unmatched in our market reach and business intelligence. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and the comprehensive and evolving foodservice marketplace across a broad platform of strategic and tactical execution methods with both expansive and direct impact. Our empowered sales force is equipped with the latest technology to stay on top of the changing local marketplace and drive immediate follow through and follow up.
Advantage Waypoint LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
Waypoint is the premier national sales and marketing agency for Foodservice and Non-Foods channels and beyond.
Succeeding in today’s competitive marketplace begins with gaining the advantage, and at Waypoint we stay ahead of the curve. Our partners rely on our unparalleled strategic insights, channel-specific expertise and resources, and innovative culinary support to deliver that competitive advantage. But helping our partners gain the advantage is not enough for us – we make it our business to maximize it through our pioneering technology and big data mining capabilities. We help position our partners to consistently beat their competition and to grow their business.
· Manage client and customer support in assigned territory by conducting store visits
· Conduct store training in assigned market area
· Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Sales Operations personnel
· Prepare reports and provide feedback to management as needed
· Other duties, responsibilities and activities as assigned
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
- Travel is not an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.
The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
(Preferred): Associate’s Degree Or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience:
0-2 Years of experience in Merchandising
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
· Strong client/customer relationship knowledge
· Knowledge of foodservice industry
· Company policies and procedures
Proficiency in Microsoft Office; working knowledge of SharePoint
· Ability to effectively communicate over the phone and through email
· Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills
· Ability to build effective working relationships
· Creative problem solving and project management skills
· Excellent critical thinking and analytical ability
· Unquestionable work ethics, personal integrity and honesty
· Travel as appropriate
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 Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This 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. Advantage Solutions 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, subject to applicable law. Advantage Solutions 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.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
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.
Job Locations US-IL-Springfield
Primary Posting Location : City Springfield
Primary Posting Location : State/Province IL
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2020-258048
Position Type Full Time
Category In Store Project and Reset Merchandising