Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong operations in more than 100 countries and sales in 180. With products that are used over two billion times a day around the world, we work to create a better future every day and help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others. In Canada the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Degree, Dove personal care products, Hellmann's, Klondike, Knorr, Lipton, Nexxus, Noxzema, Popsicle, Q-Tips, Ragu, Skippy, St. Ives, TIGI, TRESemmé, and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Unilever Canada employs more than 1,600 people generating over $1 billion in sales in 2011. For more information, please visit www.unilever.ca .
Reporting to the District Sales Manager-Atlantic Region, the Retail Representative is accountable for achieving established merchandising objectives for an assigned area through effective distribution of our brands, selling in retail programs, correcting out of stocks, territory coverage and securing secondary display locations in store.
Key Responsibilities are as follows:
Contribute to the achievement of established sales targets through selling in retail programs
Contribute to the growth of Unilever by securing increased shelf facings and obtaining secondary display activity at retail.
Maintain sound interpersonal relationships with store management and staff to ensure the optimum level of co-operation in the movement of our brands.
Contribute to sound decision making and growth by providing feedback on opportunities at retail and competitive information.
Deliver weekly store coverage objectives
Deliver key distribution objectives and reduce out of stocks
Ensure implementation of agreed plan o grams at retail.
Perform merchandising tasks such as relines and building displays
Candidate should possess excellent oral/written communication skills and computer skills primarily in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a Windows environment. Possess skills in the area of store level technology, specifically Hand Held for key information gathering.
Previous experience in selling and a post-secondary education is a requirement. A high energy level, a sense of urgency and drive are essential for this position. In addition, all candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, which is in good standing and own a reliable car. This position requires some travel on a regular basis. Must be capable of performing merchandising tasks at retail such as relines and building displays.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans; Life Insurance; Optional Life Insurance including Spousal Life and Child Life; Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance; Consumer Directed Health Care Spending Account; Defined Contribution Pension Plan; Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan; Tuition Reimbursement; Fitness Subsidy; Staff Sales, Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Please apply for this position at http://www.unilever.ca or call Unilever Peoplelink 888.322.4676
Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Career Beacon - 12 months ago