Rep, Sales - Military

<strong>We define culture as our values in action. It’s how we deliver superior customer service, create a great front-line work environment and improve performance in order to achieve our common purpose of saving people money so they can live better.</strong>

Hampton, VA

Acosta - Military

<p><strong>Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. A privately-held sales and marketing agency based in Jacksonville, Fla., Acosta has more than 100 offices around the world&nbsp;with more than 25,000 employees. Learn more about how our values, services and, most importantly, people are changing the CPG experience with proven results.</strong></p> <p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p>

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Regular Part-Time

Overview: The Sales Rep is responsible for the in-house marketing, promotion and sale of specified products, ranging from perfume/fragrance products to electronics. This requires learning about the detailed history of the products/companies and being prepared and ready to communicate this to the customer as part of the overall promotion. Based on a broad promotional concept, the incumbent will use his/her own creativity in setting up and designing necessary displays within specified locations. Considerable point of sale interaction with the ultimate customer is expected and required and the ability to significantly and positively impact sales volume of the assigned product as a result, is a fundamental expectation for this position.
Responsibilities: <ul><li>The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values: People Minded– Must show dignity and respect to all people Integrity– Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior Results Oriented– Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed Trust– Must be honest, sincere and confident Teamwork– Must build trusting relationships Innovation– Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision Balance– Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.   Essential Functions: </li><li>Positively impacting sales volume as a result of individual in-house and point of sale involvement. </li><li>Closing and selling the product at the display location or encouraging the customer to add the product to their shopping cart. </li><li>Based on broad marketing guidelines, works with Acosta team and store management in setting up and designing in-house (Exchange facility) marketing, promotion and point-of-sale environment conducive to enhanced product presentation and sales volume. Considerable latitude is given to the incumbent in using his/her own creativity. </li><li>Professional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic communication and interaction with the customer on a face to face basis, and/or, at times, using audio/video equipment as part of the product presentation, is part of the overall expectation. Work closely with exchange management and develop good professional relationship to ensure smooth and cooperative involvement in the marketing, promotion and sale of product. </li><li>May require some travel, product movement/placement. </li><li>Other duties as assigned</li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Education Requirements: </li><li>High School Diploma/GED Work Experience Requirements: </li><li>1 year of experience in dealing with the public on a retail sales level. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements: </li><li>Excellent verbal communication skills. </li><li>Must be able to comfortably interact with the public. </li><li>Must have professional appearance and demeanor. </li><li>Must be very familiar with Excel and Word. </li><li>Must be able to present to the public. Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer     By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions. US: Canada:</li></ul>