Sales Associate - GTA (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Part Time

  Arterra Wines Canada

  Toronto, Ontario

Arterra Wines Canada is Canada’s leading producer and marketer of wine and wine related products, with operations in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. The company’s portfolio includes great brands like Jackson Triggs, Inniskillin, Ruffino, Robert Mondavi and Meomi.  We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities in sales, marketing, operations, production, finance and administration. As a part of the Arterra team, employees are encouraged to improve their skills and performance throughout their careers through various professional and educational development programs. Arterra provides a robust onboarding program in addition to ongoing training initiatives to help employees integrate into the organization quickly and maximize their growth potential.  
This sales support role is responsible for supporting the Sales Rep in Grocery Merchandising & Building Displays.  Actively contribute to a positive and productive working environment. 
Sales Focus:  
  • Inform management on competitive activity and market changes
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Self motivated
  • Proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite 
Merchandising: 
  • Building & maintaining displays in store
  • Distribute and ensure all value add (approved) is on products within zone
  • Policing: will ensure every store within range is up to speed with current thematic, pricing, promotional activity and listing base.  
  • Displays: the incumbent needs to be physically capable of building in store wine displays which will require repetitive lifting, pushing and pulling of wine cases.
  • Staff Tastings: Support the sales rep with new products to taste staff and close the listing once complete.  Achieve Targeted SD for Territory Manager. That may include:  Fridge Placements, Ad hoc Displays
  • Ready To Drink Product (Cider): The incumbent will be fully responsible for selling and executing in assigned RESTRICTED and BEER/CIDER stores during the refreshment season or promo activity month
  • Material drop offs: Full support of grocery demands.  Move product to accommodate and generate more sales.
  • Relationship building with customers: Full support of grocery customer relationships.  Build and strengthen current relationship.
  • Maintain monthly objectives set by Sales Rep: reach and be accountable for monthly goals and communicate all relative info to sales rep
Requirements: 
  • College or University diploma preferred.
  • Previous GROCERY experience a definite asset.
  • Physically fit to accommodate the demands of lifting heavy cases of wine and building displays
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop partnerships quickly, internally and with the customer.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Self-started and works well independently is imperative. 
  • Detail oriented
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with no impeding offenses
  • Must have their own vehicle
  • Must be SMART SERVED 
Arterra Wines Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with differing abilities. 
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

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