Advantage Solutions Retail Area Manager in TORONTO, Ontario
We are looking for a Retail Area Manager to support our merchandising operations with our Sobey's.
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Supervisor is responsible for managing the Retail Data team within an assigned territory. This includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, training, coaching, motivating, and tracking store completions.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Managing the Retail Data team within an assigned territory
Coaching and motivating
Recruiting and training
Tracking call completions
Must be available to be on call when needed and help with field work to accurately collect information on shelf in the retail environment
This position has supervisory responsibilities for direct reports.
This position has guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports.
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
- Travel and/or driving is required for this job. Incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle.
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
1-3 years proven supervisory experience
Experience in retail environment (grocery, drug, mass, and/or home improvement)
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must have excellent time management skills and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines.
Must be proactive, a good problem solver, and possess excellent communication skills.
Must be organized and detail oriented.
Must have strong E-mail, Internet, Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Field / Reps Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants
Job Locations CA-ON-TORONTO
Position Type Full Time
Postal Code M4B 1C3
Requisition ID 2020-302072
Category Field Operations/Field Management