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Position: Field Sales Representative
Organization: Skuta Pumpkin Co.
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Field Sales Representative

Skuta Pumpkin Co. is a local Ontario company revolutionizing the way people snack! We are family farm on a mission to produce more, healthy food in Canada. We grow pumpkins, harvest the seeds, roast and sell them directly to grocery stores.

We need your help to keep sales on track, with our retail grocery partners, while we do the farm work!

This position will support the development and growth of sales for Skuta Pumpkin Seeds in the greater Toronto area. The role is a combination of field sales activities, merchandising, marketing and brand ambassador.

Check us out at http://www.skuta.ca or on Instgram @skutapumpkin

Your responsibilities

  • Understand and communicate core brand message to retail accounts and consumers
  • Exhibit and defend company values
  • Build relationships with retail store managers and staff
  • Visit retail stores on a regular schedule to:
    • Facilitate re-ordering to prevent out of stocks
    • Monitor unit velocity and maintain account records with company provided software/templates
    • Maintain clean and organized stock room
    • Pulling product from back room to re-stock shelves
    • Maintain product facings and neat appearance
    • Maintain secondary placements and floor displays
    • Setting up displays and pop material
  • Actively upsell Skuta products to existing accounts
  • Develop and foster relationships with potential new accounts
  • Provide samples, swag, information and training for store staff as needed
  • Stay flexible to support marketing pushes and new store openings
  • Participate and organize weekend events such as farmers markets

This role is a part-time, hourly position working independently and reporting to management weekly. Some weekend time will be required.

Key Performance Indications

  • Weekly same stores sales
  • Number of new placements in existing stores
  • Number of new accounts opened up
  • Sales and sampling numbers at marketing events

Qualifications

  • Extroverted, outgoing personality: high energy with excellent relationship building and communication skills
  • Ability to lift 20lbs while frequently climbing, kneeling and stooping
  • Living a healthy active lifestyle
  • A team player who can work collaboratively or independently
  • Tech savvy with a modern smart phone for sales tracking applications
  • Valid driver's license and insurance
  • 3-year clean driving abstract
  • Must have constant access to a vehicle to arrive promptly from location to location

Preferred Qualifications

  • A thorough understanding of the retail grocery industry
  • Experienced with field sales activities
  • Demonstrated ability to independently grow sales

Company Values

  • Optimistic: Always looking to the future and solution oriented
  • Authentic: Connecting a real farm to real consumers without the hype
  • Ambition: Setting high goals and working creatively to achieve them
  • Well being: Taking care of ourselves, our community and business partners

Compensation

  • Hourly rate of $22-$25/hr depending on experience of applicant

To apply for this position please email your resume and cover letter to hello@skuta.ca with the subject title “Skuta Field Sales Representative May 2019”

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 23 2019    ID: 53625