2023 Chain Sales Merchandiser | Cerritos, CA

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
Published
September 22, 2022
Location
Cerritos, CA
Category
Sales  
Job Type

Description

What You Need To Know

Who we are looking for: December 2022 or May 2023 graduates
Locations: Southern California
Format: In Person

Open your future to incredible career potential. Work for an industry-leader who invests in their people. Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is North America's preeminent wine and spirits distributor, as well as a family-owned, privately held company with a 50+ year legacy of success. We were named by Newsweek as a Most Loved Workplace and are included on the Forbes lists for Largest Private Companies and Best Employers for Diversity.

As a full-time employee, you can choose from a full menu of our Top Shelf Benefits, including comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, tax-saving Flexible Spending Accounts, disability coverage, life insurance plans, and a 401(k) plan. We also offer tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, parental leave, vacation accrual, paid sick leave, and more.

At Southern Glazer's, you'll enjoy an environment where continuous learning and growth are supported and experience a culture where you are respected, and your voice is heard. If you're looking to fill your glass with opportunity, come join our FAMILY.

Overview

The Chain Sales Merchandiser will be responsible for maximizing sales of brands represented by the company to retail customers in an assigned territory by direct contact, and prospecting new accounts. This person must be willing to execute sales plans and special promotions towards the achievement of predetermined sales goals. This rep will also service customers with special product deliveries on short notices, and other customer sales needs. Service of these customers may also include actual placement of temporary and permanent point of sale material within the account.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to a District Manager and supports a team of sales representatives in off-premise accounts.
  • Influence at store level to include monthly priorities, executing mandated planner support and gaining new non-planner supported displays, cold box placements and shelf opportunities.
  • Perform sales support functions to include the use of current point of sale marketing materials, oversight of the shelf space, consistent communication with sales representatives regarding changes in buyer preferences and or out ofstock inventory concerns/situations encountered during business hours.
  • Reset alcoholic beverages at the store level (i.e. rearranging products using an authorized plan within an assigned territory/set geographic region).
  • Implement authorized plan/schematic developed by the various chain headquarters, so accuracy in evaluation, application, and execution on the information provided are essential skills.
  • Introduce new products, reinforce established and agreed upon case volume and display activity, and monitor in-store promotion results.
  • Stay abreast of business/market conditions, recognize new opportunities within each account, maintain the necessary territory records and support the sales representative's visibility and market saturation in the account.
  • Build and develop the trust and confidence of the retailer, i.e. entire store management team through knowledge of SGWS policies and procedures coupled with prompt, courteous resolution of inventory discrepancies.
  • Participate in SGWS renowned training program composed of class room and in-the-field training designed to increase and improve your understanding of industry trends, develop product knowledge, and form sales skills in collaboration with the market leader in the wine and spirits industry.
  • Perform other work related duties and special projects as assigned.

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and keep others informed and up to date about the progress and status of work
  • Ability to be open to feedback and suggestions
  • Demonstrates good judgment, poise and maturity in interactions with others
  • Possess a dependable vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of state car registration and insurance, and an acceptable driving record.
  • Lift and carry a 45+ pound case of product on a repetitive basis.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time may include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or mobile device
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 56lbs

This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position. As such, any person who is given a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a drug test.

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, an Affirmative Action/EEO employer, prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides competitive compensation based on estimated performance level consistent with the past relevant experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education of employees. Unless otherwise expressly stated, any pay ranges posted here are estimates from outside of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits and do not reflect Southern Glazer's pay bands or ranges. #wayup

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