Merchandiser

Field Fort McMurray, AB


Description

Job Description

Title:

In-Store Representative

Reports To:

Area Manager (AM)

Department:

Field Operations

Division:

NMC

Location:

Field

Job Classification:

Part-time

Core Competencies:

 

Attention to detail

Effective communication skills 

Strong work ethic

Initiative and follow-through

Sense of urgency

Basic computer competencies

Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

 

OVERALL SUMMARY:

The In-Store Representative position executes client ad and merchandising objectives by building in-store presence. As a result, the In-Store Reps enhance the image of News Marketing Canada.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

        Program Execution

        Achieve specified client objectives and assignments

        Complete ad and/or merchandising programs as assigned by market management

        Remove, install and maintain News Marketing Canada Products in specified retailers

        Communicate with supervisor and internal colleagues as requested and on an ongoing basis (must respond to request within 24 hrs)

        Attend monthly training meetings & individual training meetings as scheduled with manager

        Report completion of project(s) in a timely and accurate manner

        Customer Relationships

        Establish and build courteous business relationships with clients and retailers

        Keep Field updated on competitor trends

        Keep Field updated on issues with retailers (manager issues or store closings)

QUALIFICATIONS:

        Experience Needed:

        Ability to work independently

        Knowledge of retail environment & customer experience preferred

        Personal Traits

        Demonstrate a sense of urgency

        Honesty and integrity

        Very detail oriented

        Skill requirements

        Attention to detail and quality of work (imperative)

        Good working knowledge of Windows operating system & Internet Explorer

        Initiative to identify and solve problems

        Ability to finish projects accurately, completely and on time

        Work well independently & as part of a team

        Physical Requirements

        Ability to lift up to 25 pounds & stand on feet for extended periods

        Certain projects may require repetitive bending, lifting and stretching

        Ability to install all SmartSource products including: carts, shelf, freezer and Floortalk*

        Non - Skill requirements

        In-store representatives must have a valid driver's license (for at least 2 years) and a reliable, insured and registered personal vehicle (In some cases, representatives will have a city assignment in which they may choose alternate transportation, such as a bus or subway) Personal computer & printer

        Internet & E-mail access; high speed access preferred

        Adherence to dress code

Accommodations are available during the recruitment process for applicants with a disability, on request. Please let us know if you require accommodation and we will work with you to provide or arrange for the provision of suitable accommodation wherever possible.

Access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Software Required                                                                                                                                                                *Note that Frequency and activities required to perform all job requirements are not listed        

 

 

   About News America Marketing

News America Marketing (NAM) is the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands, and its broad network of shopper media, incentive platforms and custom merchandising services influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada. News America Marketing’s solutions are available via multiple distribution channels, including publications, in stores and online, primarily under the SmartSource brand name and through the Checkout 51 mobile application. News America Marketing, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at newsamerica.com

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