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Job: Merchandiser - 2 positions available

Date posted: 11/15/12
Contact Mr. De Billy
Employer Name: GURU Beverage Co.
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Deadline: -
Field: Consumer Products
Compensation: to be discussed
Hours: Part-Time, Permanent
Who should apply? Both Undergrad and Graduate Students

Company Profile

  • GURU is a successful, vibrant and growing beverage company that pioneered the world’s first line of all-natural energy drinks back in 1999.
  • With an inspiring brand philosophy and solid management team, the company markets GURU across the US and Canada.
  • GURU is sold in major chains, such as Whole Foods Market, Kroger, 24h Fitness, LA Fitness, Amazon and Vitamin Shoppe, among others.
  • GURU's Mission is to "provide good energy to help people make great things happen".
  • GURU is looking for passionate people who desire a rewarding experience in the field of sales and marketing.
Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients.
  • Excellent sales skills.
  • Ability to negotiate in a business environment
  • Ability to handle / neutralize conflicts.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft suites (Word and Excel)
  • 1-2 years experience in consumer goods merchandising
  • Knowledge of CRM, Microsoft Dynamic (an asset)
  • Visit point of sales (Grocery stores, Fitness Clubs, Specialty Foods Retailers, and Convenience Stores).
  • Build strong relationships with key store personnel to ensure their understanding of brand information, shelf standards and promotions for GURU products.
  • Rotate shelf stock, maintain store product displays, and price merchandise appropriately.
  • Build displays where required and install promotional material to maximize branding and visibility of GURU products.
  • Provide accurate reporting through CRM system.
  • Take customer orders as required.
  • Establish agreements for product placement.
  • Supervise promotions, events and demonstrations.
  • Provide reliable and prompt customer service.
  • Sample store employees with product.

Start Date: 12/01/2012

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