Territory Sales Associate - Montreal

Posted Date:  Sep 16, 2023
Requisition Number:  116702




Territory Sales Associate

Job Location/Territory: Montreal (downtown)
Hershey Canada


Company Information: 

Hershey Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hershey Company (New York Stock Exchange: HSY) that manufactures, distributes and sells confectionery, snack, refreshment and grocery products in Canada.  The Hershey Company is one of Canada’s leading chocolate and confectionary companies with a strong portfolio of brands that delight consumers every day.  Major Canadian brands include OH HENRY! HERSHEY’S KISSES, BROOKSIDE, POT OF GOLD, JOLLY RANCHER, REESE’S, TWIZZLERS, HERSHEY’S, SKOR, CHIPITS and ICEBREAKERS.

At The Hershey Company, we're committed to making a difference in the communities where we live, work and do business. This commitment dates from the earliest years of our company and is a vital part both of our heritage and of who we are today. 

Our mission is to create a world class environment that attracts, develops/grows and retains world class people.  We will build organizational capabilities and passion that compete in the present and build for the future to enable and encourage balanced and healthy lives.

Hershey Canada is proud of our top 100 position on Forbes Canada’s Best Employers 2021 List and Forbes 2021 World’s Top Female Friendly Companies.  We have also been recognized as Greater Toronto Top Employer’s for 2022 and Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2022.


Position Summary:

The Territory Sales Associate (TSA) sells and ensures best in class merchandising to include building displays, packing out product, and replenishing permanent secondary displays and maintain salability of all authorized Hershey items.

Hershey Canada is looking for a dynamic person to fill a part-time position in our Sales Team as a Territory Sales Associate in Downtown Montreal and surrounding area. This opportunity will be of particular interest for someone who wants to work part-time in sales in an established territory and also benefit from an attractive compensation package!


What will you do?

  • Sell and maintain 100% distribution of all authorized Hershey Items in assigned territory.  Ensuring flawless retail execution of Headquarter Sales and Merchandising Plans (Retail Execution Plan) with various retailers.

  • Achieve all merchandising objectives through the effective use of Permanent Secondary Displays and other display vehicles established within the Retail Execution Plan.

  • Reporting of weekly activity, expenses, competitive activity, account changes, promotions and all administrative functions within assigned territory.

  • Reporting of Daily activities through the use of tablets, submitting upon completion of each day.

  • Responsible for Sales Territory - Varies due to territory size, number of retailers, and location.

  • Participating in ensuring store appearance and merchandise displays are in line with plans, selling history and new receipts.

  • Consulting with buyers, marketing and sellers product positioning and presentation plans.

  • Creating and coordinating visual presentation of merchandise, including store layout and displays.

  • Coaching sales staff on merchandise to enable them to suggest the appropriate merchandise to meet the customer's needs.



What We Need

  • 1- 3 years of sales experience with sound knowledge of sales techniques in consumer packaged goods preferred.

  • Knowledge of, and ability to develop and use strategies, practices, and tools for communicating with retail customers and for managing the day-to-day operations of retail stores.

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs

  • Valid Driver’s license and good standing driving record is required

  • Personal auto insurance with at least the government set minimum liability

  • Must reside within the boundaries of the assigned territory

  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within a team environment.

  • Detailed-oriented with fresh thinking

  • Proficient in MS suite (word, excel, power point) and familiar with IPAD Technology

  • Willingness to be a part of a high performing team that works hard and has fun !



  • Post Secondary Education


Additional Details and Requirements:

This is a part-time position – (24 hours/ week on a 4 day a week schedule).  Access to a personal vehicle for which mileage rates will be paid.


Benefits and Perks of Working at Hershey Canada:

  • Of course… exposure to some of the finest chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products.

  • Health and Wellness Reimbursement program as well as other great employee benefits.

  • Corporate social responsibility programs - because we should leave the world a little better than we found it

  • Fantastic reward and recognition programs.

  • Flexible Work Environment



  • The road is your office.  This position requires a road warrior who is able to work independently on the road while interacting with our customers and sales team.


So, what do you say? Would you like to represent fun brands like Reese’s, Hershey’s Kisses, Twizzlers and Jolly Ranchers!?

If so…apply today! We’d love to hear from you!