Deli Merchandising Specialist

Dovre Import - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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Dovre Import is an importer and distributor of award-winning Specialty Foods based in Richmond, B.C. For more than 60 years, we have represented a wide variety of premium brands across multiple categories. Dovre is a fast growing and employee focused company.

Summary:

The responsibility of the Deli Merchandising Specialist role will be to provide various levels of support at retail to improve the consumer buying experience; working closely with our Brand and Sales teams to assist with various retail merchandising services and solutions including product launch and display, continuous contact with Deli Department Managers, product preparation and rotation, POS materials, retail audits, demonstrations and product training. This versatile role will compliment our trade marketing activities.

Core Functions:

  • Training store level associates on designated products
  • Product display and set-up, working with Olive Bars
  • Continuous contact with Deli Department Managers and Staff
  • Product Knowledge
  • Coordinate and deliver product demonstrations
  • Support promotional marketing strategies
  • Completing retail audits and weekly recapsSkill & Ability Requirements:
  • Passion and enthusiasm for Specialty Foods!
  • Experience and/or Training in Food Handling an asset
  • Previous deli and/or kitchen experience an asset
  • Highly organized and reliable
  • Prioritize demands, follow-up without reminders and meet deadlines
  • Able to communicate and present information clearly
  • Safe driving record with reliable transportation; the merchandising specialist will be driving around to scheduled store on a daily basis, as well as other locations.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Full range of motion needed for many essential functions of this role.
  • Skilled in Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • High School diploma required
  • Ability to travel daily in the Lower Mainland & occasional weekend work. Overnight stays out of town may be required at times

Along with the essentials, Dovre Import will offer the right candidate an above average work culture complemented with an opportunity to grow with us.

All resumes will be reviewed. Applicants moving on to the next stages of consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • merchandising: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Retailing: 1 year (Preferred)