Direct Sales Representative Full Time

Severn, MD
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
**Overview:** The Direct Sales Representative role is responsible for execution of the strategic plan for the client's brands within a defined geography. The position is responsible for overall promotion of the brand including its continued development, management and sales. This role is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and developing a professional working relationship with store management, associates and other merchandising companies to effectively meet company and client objectives. **Responsibilities:** + Influence local and regional decision makers at assigned client locations in an effort to influence local and regional sales and buying strategies. + Develop and communicate the client's vision for the category into an action plan for each store that benefits both the client and the customer. + Leverage and engage the necessary resources to execute the action plan in order to grow volume through incremental retail activities. + Be actively engaged at the store level in order to identify issues that could impact execution, and proactively recommend solutions to close gaps &/or capitalize on opportunities. + Partners with store management weekly to sell and ensure appropriate inventory levels for sales activity. + Schedules and executes assignments to meet objectives. + Accurately reports all completed assignments via the appropriate designated systems on the day the work is performed. + Communicates effectively with store personnel regarding assignments, sales activities, promotions, and client/sales plan objectives. + Completes required training and certification programs. + Daily utilization of CROSSMARK'S communication tools for the purpose of accurately planning, reporting, and reviewing work. + Participation in team and client projects. + Adheres to company policies, procedures, and position responsibilities. + Significant time in a vehicle may be required. + You must have access to reliable transportation, and must be able and willing to transport required materials to perform the duties of the job. NOTE: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management. **Qualifications:** To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Education: Bachelor's degree strongly preferred. Experience: Retail sales and/or customer service experience preferred. Physical Demands: + Stand + Walk + Use hands and fingers to handle or feel + Reach with hands and arms (including reaching overhead) + Talk and hear + Visual ability to read plan-o-grams and other materials to perform duties + Stoop + Kneel + Crouch + Climb + Balance + Regularly lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 60 pounds from the floor to waist or chest high Specific Skills: + Computer literate and familiar with computer programs, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office products. + Ability to implement retail schematics and merchandising materials as assigned. Working Conditions: Retail store environment with some travel. Some projects may include early mornings (ie 4-5am), overnight travel, weekends or nights and holidays. Language Skills: English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity. **Req ID** _2017-63634_ **Job Locations** _US_ _-_ _MD_ _-_ _Severn_ **Posted Date** _3/15/2017_ **Category** _Retail/Merchandising_

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