Our client, Market Recon (www.marketrecon.ca) has an exciting opportunity for an outgoing individual to join one of their high-profile clients, Dr. Oetker, as a Territory Sales & Marketing Representative. The ideal candidate will work and live in the assigned territory which includes; Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and a few stores in Coquitlam.

We anticipate this role to be 90% working within this territory and 10% from your home office. Frequency of visits to stores will vary and be manageable during 8 hours a day, 5 days per week. Please note that a valid driver’s license, a clean abstract and your own reliable transportation is required (monthly car allowance is paid).

As we continue to navigate through the COVID 19 crisis, this position has been deemed essential as it supports the grocery/food chain. We are actively hiring for this role. All interviews will be conducted by phone or Zoom. Market Recon provides and allows expenses incurred in the purchase and use of PPE during the execution of this work.

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday (no evenings or weekends!)

Base Range: $43,000 to $46,000 plus monthly cell and car allowance. Sales bonuses too!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and executing marketing/sales strategy in a specific territory of grocery and retail locations on a daily basis
  • Accountable for communicating and supporting account promotions; including building displays, upselling orders and ensuring account and marketing programs are execute
  • Ensure operational excellence through management of call cycle, frequency, coverage, and time in call
  • Deliver weekly program objectives from preparation, to in field execution and handheld reporting
  • Present, promote and sell in innovation products and brand awareness programs (i.e campaigns, demo programs)
  • Build brand presence through interactions with department managers and decision makers
  • Meet weekly, monthly and quarterly sales program quotas (display, items in display, distribution, upselling)
  • Train stores on the goals and objectives of the retail program
  • Maintain strong relationships with store personnel
  • Create a positive and engaging experience between the consumer and brand
  • Provide feedback to District Manager

Position Requirements:

  • At least 1 year sales experience in retail, B2B or B2C is required
  • Experience dealing with key Canadian Grocery and Retailers an asset
  • Merchandising and Auditing experience is an asset
  • Physically demanding as you will be lifting heavy items and going in and out of store freezers.
  • Excellent relationship and persuasive verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, organization and the ability to prioritize and multi task
  • Ability to be adaptable and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Well organized, have the ability to take charge
  • Proficient in MS Office, tech-savvy including being comfortable using digital technology, cloud-based applications, handheld devices (tablet, camera, etc.)
  • Assertive selling, upselling and negotiation skills
  • Available to travel within the assigned market (Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Coquitlam). Frequency of visits to stores within this territory will vary.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract
  • Full background check is a required
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

HRfx Consulting is assisting the Market Recon/Dr. Oetker team with the initial screening of candidates. The candidates that will be selected to move forward will be contacted, via email, to schedule a Zoom/phone interview. Thank you for your interest in this opportunity as well as in the company.


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