Smartwater Retail Activation Specialist- Los Angeles, CA *part-time summer program (3 months) - Military veterans preferred

Greenhouse Agency, Inc


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

Los Angeles
United States

Job Title: Retail Activation Specialist (RAS)Department: Outsourced Sales & Marketing (OSM)Reports to: Field Sales Manager (FSM) & Regional Marketing Manager (RMM)Job Summary:The Retail Activation Specialist (RAS) position is responsible for maintaining Smartwater availability and merchandising products according to Coca-Cola standards within his or her designated territories. This includes cold box, ambient product placement, building displays, updating POS, and maintaining clean and organized product space. The RAS is dedicated to meeting customer service expectations through daily communication, problem-solving, and appropriate follow-up with all designated program stakeholders. Additionally, the RAS is responsible for maintaining professional relationships with store(s) stakeholders, RAS colleagues, Coca-Cola & Greenhouse Management, along with bottler stakeholders in addition to consumers at the store level.As the face of Greenhouse, the RAS will frequently communicate with the Field Sales Manager (FSM) and the Regional Marketing Manager (RMM) to ensure alignment of program opportunities and objectives while ensuring program imperatives are being achieved and excelled.Primary Responsibilities/Activities:Local & Key Account Management (80%):Secure New Points of Distribution (PODs) within key accountsOpen New Accounts – 90 days unsoldGain new and increase existing brand facings, securing superior representation versus the competitive setCold-box placementsOut of Department placementsObtain “high-traffic” display opportunities and maintain brand merchandising standards throughout account(s)Review territory coverage plan with FSM weekly based on commercial opportunity; ensuring routes cover accounts where the initiatives mentioned above are attainableCommunication & Reporting (20%):Record 40 account calls per week via RepslyRecord 40 working hours per week via RepslyAttend and actively participate in weekly team callsSubmit a monthly report to key brand stakeholdersExecute a quarterly review with key program stakeholdersEnsure proper budget management via expense report submission bi-weeklyMinimum Requirements:1-2 years of CPG products sales experienceBeverage industry experience preferredStrong customer service skillsStrong brand marketing and negotiation skillsAdept at networking, selling, and interacting with diverse groups of peopleExcellent communication and presentation/public speaking skillsAbility to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all members of extended sales and brand teamsAbility to be a passionate and enthusiastic brand ambassador for the Smartwater Has strong Business Acumen, including Microsoft Office, Google Suite Professional communication, and Presentation developmentUnderstands how to get things done by leveraging opportunities against multiple resourcesResults-driven and customer-focused mentality with a collaborative attitudeWillingness to work unconventional hours to meet outlet/bottler needs (early mornings and weekends)Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to drive/travel through the designated market areaAbility to travel out of stateEssentialPhysical Functions:Communicates effectively both in-person and over the phone, email, and in presentationsObserves associate, customer/member, or supplier behaviorEnters and locates information on computerCreates documents, reports, event recaps for tracking progress and successAbility to lift weight in excess of 40 lbs.Ability to carry weight in excess of 40 lbs.Ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods of timeAbility to pick up and transport POS, merchandising equipment, and productAdditional Comments:This is a full-time position based on an annual contract with the client.Further success factors include:Leadership Behaviors:Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)Collaborate with Systems, Customers, and Other Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company, bottlers, and VEB Bottler contacts)Act like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholdersInspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate a passion for the business, and give people a reason to believe anything is possibleDevelop Self and Others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potentialGrowth Behaviors:Growth Mindset: Demonstrates Curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendationsExternally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas.Performance Driven & Accountable: Has high-performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance. PositionFinancials (Annual):Base Salary: $24-$26 hr.Auto Allowance: $4,800Communication Allowance: $600Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401KPowered by JazzHR92TcZwKWWX