Territory Sales Merchandiser

Designer Greetings, Inc. - Edmonton, AB (29 days ago)

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Territory Sales Merchandiser

Designer Greetings is a major publisher of greeting cards and the Value Leader in the market today. We are looking for a hand’s on Territory Sales/ Merchandiser who is able to solicit and cover all sales and merchandising functions in an assigned territory.

Role Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage and expand existing business with the emphasis on prospecting and closing new business in the independent grocery, drug, value, and card shop channels.
  • Work independently to plan and execute a daily schedule of cold calls and in person sales calls for assigned territory.
  • Develop solid relationships with customers.
  • Communicate effectively both internally with Company management and externally with all customers.
  • Straightening product on all card racks
  • Putting out product orders and writing up new reorders
  • Putting up and taking down seasonal cards programs and adhering to plan-o-grams
  • Provide excellent service to developed accounts
  • Experience making a difference and driving impact on goals
  • Perform all assigned duties in a safe and productive manner
  • Report directly to the VP of Sales

Qualifications/Requirements

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience of selling greeting cards, gifts or similar product preferred
  • Selling, customer-service and merchandising experience a must
  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to work well independently and with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to perform frequent physical activity
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 50 lbs unassisted and push and pull 200 lbs on a pallet jack
  • Must be able to travel distances with own vehicle and be available for the odd overnight stay.
  • Use of Excel, Word, Adobe, internet, text and email are mandatory

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Merchandising: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Sales: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)