Job description

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

  • To take ownership of a geographic area and all tobacco/PRRP retail outlets within that territory
  • To deliver excellence in Merchandising principles and execution through the implementation of the clients initiatives and the development of strong relationships

Role & responsibilities will include:

  • Build & maintain full distribution of all our clients products and NPD as and when they arise
  • Merchandising in the regions in primarily but not exclusively the convenience channel (Supervalu, Centra, Spar, Mace, Londis, Forecourts etc)
  • Generating extra space for the brands and client’s products by implementing store assortment optimisation
  • Merchandising all client SKU’s and replenishing stock on shelf, and building display units and feature displays
  • Placing Point of Sale and Points of Interruption – enhancing Path to Purchase
  • Meeting Company Expectations for POS placement, Marketing materials, SEL’s, Distribution and Space
  • Call Completion of full journey plan on a weekly or period basis
  • Execute in call activity and coverage in line with campaign plans
  • Capturing & Reporting all in-store BAT & Competitor activity via handheld
  • Build and maintain local level relationships
  • Flexibility may be needed from time to time (Festivals, Matches, events etc)
  • Essential qualifications / knowledge / experience:
    • Problem solver with a can-do attitude that displays social intelligence
    • Understands the importance of Merchandising, Category Planning and planograms
    • Merchandising and product availability experience in the FMCG sector
    • Proven record in delivering behaviours commensurate with company guidelines
    • Proven record in building great working relationships with line managers, peers and customers
    • Good interpersonal Skills
    • Excellent verbal, communication and personal organizational skills,
    • Ability to overcome objections and strong business acumen
    • Knowledge and experience of using tablet-based toolkits, CRM & auditing tools
    • Full clean driving license
  • At least 2 years’ experience in this sector

Package

  • 26K
  • Bonus 20% OTE
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Phone
  • Fuel Card
  • Lunch allowance
  • Expenses Receipted
  • Laptop/ Tablet
  • 20 days holidays