• Retail Sales Associate- Natural

    Job Locations US-FL-Fort Myers
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/6/2018 9:40 AM)
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    JOB TITLE: Retail Sales Associate- Natural

    LOCATION: Fort Myers/Southern Florida Region

    CLASSIFICATION: Full Time (salaried/exempt)

    SALARY: Competitive Salary Based on Experience


    SUMMARY:  The Retail Sales Associate will cover the Fort Myers/Southern Florida Region. Develops relationships with store managers/personnel to achieve directed short and long-term performance objectives at assigned stores within a geographic territory. Activities center on wall-to-wall natural sales coverage including problem solving related to out-of-stocks, new item speed-to-shelf, schematic compliance, item and pricing surveys, promotion selling and product merchandising, resulting in incremental sales volume.


    Selling incremental volume:

    • Sells promotional surveys for displays at retail stores and indirect accounts
    • Sells incremental quantities for display of force-out orders and obtains maximum support for promoted product.
    • Sells additional product based on opportunities observed.
    • Interfaces with targeted store-level/district level retail operations personnel to execute business opportunities.
    • May sell new items and promotions at indirect accounts.

    Selling improved retail shelf conditions:

    • Identifies and corrects voids.
    • Ensures that new items are cut in as detailed in any new item releases.
    • Merchandizes manufacturer’s products to obtain schematic compliance and/or best practices.
    • Monitors shelf to ensure share of shelf.

    Selling improved inventory at point-of-sales:

    • Builds/restocks displays as needed.
    • Utilizes all consumer conversion tactics available including: IRC placement, coupon distribution, recipe cards, and tear pads.
    • Insures pricing compliance.
    • Verifies that scanning prices reflect current promotional allowances and zone pricing.
    • Reports competitive price changes and promotional support.


    • Develops proper relations and rapport with store managers and personnel within territory to maximize sales results.
    • Interfaces with customers and consumers as a representative of the manufacturer and broker.
    • Communicates competitive and market activity to management.
    • Utilizes supplied technology to report on results.
    • Sets and reviews performance against objectives with Sales Manager
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Candidate must have ample home space to store samples required for this position Or rental storage space can be utilized with reimbursement option
    • Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and sales skills with the ability to work effectively with team members, peers, management and external customer contacts.
    • Basic Office (Outlook, Excel) functionality comprehension required and proficient in managing Outlook e-mail and calendar, as well as excel basic workbooks.
    • Must have a valid driver's license, proof of current auto insurance and be able to drive a car for extended periods of time.
    • Physically able to perform the essential functions of the job; crawl and/or climb, stand (up to 33%), frequently pull, bend and/or stop, kneel, push, walk (33-66%), continuously use hands and/or legs for repetitive motion, lift - up to 10 lbs. (sedentary level), 11-25 lbs. (light level), greater than 25 lbs. (medium work level) (up to 75%).
    • Must be willing and able to work in extremely cold environmental conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores).
    • Must be able to operate a computer, calculator, fax machine, telephone, paper cutter, copier
    • Varied work week, may include evenings and overnight stays


    • High school diploma or GED
    • 1-2 year’s sales related and/or consumer goods industry experience preferred.


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