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Territory Sales Merchandiser - Winnipeg (6 MONTH CONTRACT)

Posted Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Requisition Number:  116634

Territory Sales Merchandiser

Job Location/Territory: Winnipeg (6 MONTH CONTRACT)
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 Merchandiser (TSM) Positions merchandise and creates a customer-ready selling floor.

We have a unique opportunity for you if you thrive working independently.  The part-time TSM will be responsible for ensuring that all authorized Hershey products are visible in the stores in their assigned territories and that product is displayed in such a way as to stimulate interest and entice customers to make a purchase.

Duties include, but are not limited to, building displays, packing out product, replenishing permanent secondary displays, maintaining salability, and ensuring optimum product appearance and quality of all authorized Hershey items.  There is no direct selling in this role. 

 

What will you do?

  • 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 merchandising experience preferred

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs on a regular basis

  • 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

  • Land line/cell phone and internet access required

  • 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!

 

Qualifications

  • Post Secondary Education

 

Additional Details and Requirements:

This is a part-time position – 15 hours per week / Tuesday -Thurday, 6 month contract   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

 

Location

  • 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!

 

 

 

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