Seasonal Merchandiser Newport News/Williamsburg VA

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Retail



SBM Life Science (SBM) is a global family-owned group of companies that develops, manufactures and distributes home and garden care products for consumers and crop protection solutions for professionals. SBM is currently hiring for Seasonal Full-Time & Part-Time Sales Merchandisers. **Compensation includes hourly pay PLUS *bonus, *mileage allowance, *mobile phone allowance and *paid training (approximately 4 hours). POSITION SUMMARY In the Sales Merchandiser position, you will work in an assigned territory of home center retailers where you will be responsible for maintaining the stock of SBM inventory, educate consumers on SBM brand products to drive product sales, and work with store personnel to earn/secure additional display space. The position reports to the Area Sales Manager. POSITION TYPE: Seasonal Full Time POSITING LOCATION: Norfolk - Newport News, VA ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBLITIES: -Build and maintain product displays in accordance with SBM’s brand standards -Maintain appropriate product level on racks, shelves, and displays -Maintain clean and organized back stock -Build and maintain relationships with key store personnel -Educate and advise retail store personnel on the selection of our products -Install and maintain Point of Purchase (POP) materials -Work with store personnel to order product at the store and district level -Provide exceptional customer service to both store personnel and consumers -Reconcile inventory counts via the store system -Complete daily phone surveys to provide to data on your store activities BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Education: -High School Diploma/GED Work experience: -1-2 years’ work experience in Sales, Merchandising, Customer Service or related function Other: -Ability to work independently with minimal supervision -Ability to work a flexible work schedule -Solid Customer Service Skills -Solid Organization and planning skills -Solid communication skills (verbal) -Experience with Email -**Must have a Mobile Smart Phone -**Must have access to a vehicle -**Must have a valid driver’s license -**Must be able to show proof of valid auto insurance PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds -Ability to climb an 8-12 ft. safety ladder TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: -Travel is required within a defined territory with a radius of up to 100 miles. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: -Retail Sales or Merchandising experience in the Home Center Consumer Products Industry -Lawn care and/or pest control industry experience -Knowledge of Lawn and garden chemicals -Direct customer interaction -Prior use of a Pallet Jack

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