Retail Sales Representative - Memphis, TN

in Memphis, TN

Retail Sales Representative - Memphis, TN Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    12424

  • Req #

    2019-12424

  • Organization

    General Mills Services, Inc.

  • Job Category

    Sales

  • Job Location

    UNAVAILABLE, Memphis, TN 38138, US

  • Job Type

    Other

  • Remote

    No

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world. 

Job Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Must live within 30 miles of Memphis, TN (38655, 38863, 38138) within the first 30 days of start date
• High School diploma/equivalent
• Proficient with tablet (iPad), computer (Microsoft knowledge preferred) and printers
• Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
• Ability to lift 20 pounds throughout the day

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

• One year of relevant work experience
• Bachelor’s degree

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Job Requirements

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Many General Mills products are already #1 or #2 in their categories, and our sales professionals continue to help us gain market share. As part of our retail team you will sell established brands, introduce new products and work to gain displays in retailer stores.

Successful sales employees showcase:

    • Ability to influence others
    • Passionate about people, sales and results.
    • Creative thinker willing to suggest new ideas and encourage innovation
    • Ability to learn technology quickly
    • Ability to Build Displays in store

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Retails Sales Representatives are responsible for:

Display Selling:

    • Sell incremental inventory to support account ads, seasonal events, company priorities, consumer coupon drops (FSIs), and in-store coupon demos
    • Use supplemental labor where applicable to drive incremental or permanent displays
    • Leverage event Point-of-Sale (POS) to sell incremental displays

Distribution:

    • Maintain GMI distribution standards within specified territory
    • Place new items into marketplace within GMI timeframe

Shelving:

    • Place POS or shelf trays based as needed
    • Verify resets are completed timely and properly; utilize supplemental labor resource as needed

Pricing:

    • Report pricing discrepancies to the proper account team and your manager
    • Report information you find on our key competitors and categories

Other

    • Maintaining optimum retail coverage patterns 
    • Maintaining updated and accurate records
    • Ensuring confidentiality of all proprietary GMI data and materials

Additional Information

Who We Are

<p>At General Mills, we believe that the unique skills and perspectives of veterans strengthen our company and our communities. </p><p>Military experience aligns well with our values of integrity, innovation, respect, people development and superior performance. Veterans succeed here because of strong leadership skills, a global perspective, and an understanding of what teamwork really means.</p>

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