Acosta Retail Merchandiser - Full Time - $500 Bonus after 90 days in Gaithersburg, Maryland
If sitting at a desk doesn’t sound appealing, hit the road with Acosta! Our retail merchandisers spend their workweek on the road visiting our retail partners to ensure products are well-stocked and beautifully displayed. Both full time and part time associates enjoy access to perks including paid time off, medical benefits, and 401(k)! This is your opportunity to work independently on the Acosta team!
The Retail Merchandiser role provides merchandising coverage to achieve superior in-store results for an assigned retail territory. Point of sale interaction is required and the ability to impact sales positively. Personal vehicle required - Day Shift (8 am to 5 pm) – No Weekends
Deliver retail merchandising and sales goals across all channels in assigned territory
Meets client expectations regarding retail sales coverage and productivity in assigned territory.
Assists in retail and sales initiatives (new product introductions, contests, 30-day speed-to-shelf, etc.) as assigned.
As established by management, enters and transmits data in a timely manner.
Execute retail territory coverage plan to ensure merchandising coverage goals are met.
Work closely with management and develop professional relationship to ensure smooth and cooperative involvement in the marketing, promotion and sale of product.
Executes merchandising events in assigned territory
Perform special projects as assigned by Manager.
Maintain full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts per plan-o-gram.
Rotate stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.
Perform duties such as checking date codes, ensuring adherence to approved plan-o-gram.
Report observations to Manager regarding outdated product, unbalanced stock, out-of-stock situations and point of purchase requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma/GED
Work Experience Requirements:
- One-year experience in dealing with the public at the retail sales level preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
Must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to drive a car for extended periods of time.
Must be available for occasional weekend work (Demos and Food Shows). Must be able to work nights and holidays. (Night and holiday work will be pre-defined by position).
Must be willing and able to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores).
Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must have good vision and be able to operate a calculator, telephone, copier, hand truck, hammer, and screwdriver and case cutter.
Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to comfortably interact with the public.
Must have professional appearance & demeanor.
Must be familiar with Excel and Word.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Must be able to comfortably interact with the public.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Work State US-MD-Gaithersburg
Job ID 2021-197586
Work City Gaithersburg
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Zip 20879
Starting average hours per week 37.5 +
Category Field Jobs