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Retail Area Manager in Toronto at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019

Job Description

Retail Area Manager - Canada

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are hiring for a highly dynamic Retail Area Manager who will be responsible for achieving and maintaining all Client and Customer standards by overseeing and directing activities of Retail Sales Specialists and Merchandisers within an assigned territory. This person works closely with Business Development Managers, Clients, Store Managers, and various retail personnel to ensure retail business objectives are met.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Lifeworks Program)
  • PerkSpot Discounts on Travel, Movies, Cell Phones and more
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Business Development: work on the achievement of in-store retail excellence goals by building goodwill with the trade and Clients, timely new item retail placement, and ensure completion of all retail projects
  • Client Audits: will work on the achievement of Client goals and objectives by effectively managing and directing retail personnel, conducting store audits, and executing all retail projects.  Will increase brand representation and effectiveness through establishing and maintaining trade and Client relationships and by conducting Client work with appointments.
  • Sales and Merchandising: work with Customer and Client Team (regional) to establish priorities and tactics against objectives and business needs.
  • New Items: will work on the achievement of business objectives through placement of new items in all authorized stores.
  • Shelf Standards and Conditions: will authorize items to meet Client shelf schematic standards
  • Budget and Expense Control: Budgeting and expense control with the goal of coming in under budget and having excellent control of expenses.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience required
  • 1-3 years of experience in the administrative or retail environment.  Prior sales and marketing or industry experience preferred
  • Intermediate level skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and basic Access skills
  • Must have a complete understanding of the retail reporting system including how to input information and pull reports, as well as serving as a contact for new users
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and deal professionally with associates, clients, and customers

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers, and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.