Merchandiser - Organic Refrigerated Beverages - Northern California and Northeast markets

Garden of Flavor

We are looking for an energetic, independent, and reliable Field Merchandiser to join the Garden of Flavor team. This is a great opportunity to work for a rapidly growing organic juice and energy elixir company. You would have regional responsibility to support and build sales and customer awareness of our products in the Northeast or Northern California.

Garden of Flavor crafts the most delicious and nutritious, organic, cold-pressed juices and energy elixirs featuring superfoods such as turmeric, wheatgrass, Aronia berries and collagen. Our tagline: Nature. We have nothing more to add.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and manage sales/merchandising strategies
  • Create superior shelf placement - pricing correctly tagged, POP materials placed, dated product prioritized
  • Rotate and pack out stock at each store on a regular basis and pull expired stock
  • Provide daily/weekly data reports and what's working, not working, and customer feedback
  • Build secondary placements
  • Plan and execute in-store sampling events, regional food shows, festivals, and community events 
  • Build and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with stores and customers
  • Assess the effectiveness of product displays and store layouts on sales
  • Understand market trends in region and make recommendations regarding demand
  • Oversee any additional merchandising company/support in the region that has been hired by the company - be the lead point of contact on expectations for the region, customer, and channel

Qualifications

  • Previous sales and merchandising experience for 2+ years
  • Retail, produce, or beverage experience preferred
  • Experience logging sales activity reports on a timely basis
  • Demonstrated experience of exceeding a sales quota
  • Self-starter who can thrive in a largely autonomous day to day role and as part of a team
  • Ability to create and execute in-store sales strategies to grow business
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with store personnel
  • Outstanding organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • High level of creativity to create engaging product displays
  • Safe driving record, valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to travel overnight on a weekly basis and work weekends as needed
  • Passion for natural products, health, nutrition and/or wellness a plus
  • Able to lift >40lbs and stand for long periods of time

Garden of Flavor is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, is based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local.



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