Retail sales representative

Montreal, QC
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We are currently recruiting a results-oriented Sales and Merchandising Representative to represent our clients.

This role offers you the unique opportunity to utilize your retail salesexperience in a more strategic way through the development of direct sales, merchandising and POS placement. As a member of the sales team, you will be responsible for the in-store execution of weekly program priorities across grocery and mass channels.

Tasks include Direct Sales, Upselling, Negotiating & Building display, Merchandising, Sale Promotions, tablet reporting as wellas maintaining the role as key contact for our clients across all serviced stores in the defined territory.

Your profile:

You have excellent communication and sales skills are complimented by your enthusiasm and superior presentation abilities.

You are highly organized, independent, and a natural solver with a knack for sales and building strong customer relationships.



  • Assertive selling

  • Superior execution of core program fundamentals such as: Sales, negotiating & building display, POP material, distribution of innovation & planograms compliance.

  • Negotiate Sales - selling in, call for orders, in-line orders and incremental retailer support for promotional programs.

  • Displays- negotiating and building display on everyother visit to each store.

  • Develop a positive working relationship with all key retail contacts.

  • Execute and deliver retail coverage as per plan for efficient and effectivecall frequency and length.

  • Resolve or escalate store level issues exhibiting a sense of urgency and professionalism.

  • Drive distribution on core items and new innovation, sales andshare objectives.


  • Sales experience

  • Retail Channel experience in grocery (preferred)

  • Highly effective verbal communication skills and the ability to develop rapport and credibility.

  • Effective presentation selling skills and objection handling techniques.

  • Proficient with technology.

  • Effective Knowledge of Microsoft office especially Excel.

  • Experienced in territory management.

  • Organized, flexible with the ability to work independently with limited supervision.

  • Must have exclusive access to a vehicle.

  • Daily access to Internet and email - able to complete administrative tasks including tracking, submitting call reports, checking email regularly for new product info, updates

  • Must have a computer/laptop and printer/fax/scanner with home internet

  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs

  • Must be able tostore POS at home location


Acosta and Mosaic are the sales and marketing powerhouses behind the most recognized and proven brands with top retailers in the United States and Canada. We offer flexible services that maximize efficiency. Acosta has the talent and technology to build data-, reach- and relationship-driven strategies to execute those strategies, and the tools to monitor, track and optimize metrics-based results for customers and retailers.

Acosta and its subsidiaries, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at the time of this posting. Acosta may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications and locations. This range may be modified in the future.

Acosta and its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs, to the extent required by law.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Mosaic reserves the right to modify all or part of any job descriptions at its discretion in order to meet and or exceed the needs of the business.

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Acosta, and its subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category: Retail

Position Type: Full time

Business Unit: Sales

Salary Range: $24,000.00 - $30,000.00

Company: Acosta Canada Corporation

Req ID: 1030

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