Hershey's Part-Time Retail Merchandiser

Working at Hershey is built on agile collaboration with a bias for action, openness to change and building together. If you’re decisive, enjoy smart risk taking and thrive on opportunity, Hershey is the place for you. If you have a desire to give back to your community or communities around the world, you’ll feel right at home here. We believe that success is better when it’s shared.

St. George, UT

The Hershey Company

One hundred twenty years ago, people across America fell in love with the name "Hershey's" stamped on a chocolate bar. Since our company was founded, we've been bringing goodness to the world, one smile, one moment and one person at a time&mdash;just like our founder, Milton Hershey. Today, The Hershey Company is a global confectionery leader with a footprint that spans countries and cultures around the world&mdash;and yet our company is still unified behind a shared vision of Bringing Goodness to the World. We do this through our wide portfolio of iconic brands, our 21,000+ remarkable people and our commitment to helping children in need.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Are you someone who wants to help us write the future story of Hershey&rsquo;s success?</strong> https://www.thehersheycompany.com/en_us/home.html

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Overview: <p>Retail Merchandisers will insure best in class merchandising by building displays, packing out product, and replenishing permanent secondary displays and maintaining salability of all authorized Hershey Items.</p> <p>The Retail Merchandiser is considered a &ldquo;Continuous Part-Time&rdquo; position working 25 hours per week on a regular schedule of Tuesday - Saturday.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Major Duties/Responsibilities</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Maintain 100% distribution of all &ldquo;authorized&rdquo; Hershey Items in assigned territory.&nbsp; Ensuring flawless retail execution of Headquarter Sales and Merchandising Plans (Retail Execution Plan).</li> <li>Achieve all merchandising objectives through maintaining display integrity through merchandising modularized space and fixtures.</li> <li>Reporting of weekly activity, expenses, competitive activity, account changes, promotions and all administrative functions within assigned territory.</li> <li>Reporting of Daily activities through the use of tablets, submitting upon completion of each day.</li> </ul> <strong>Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities</strong>:<br /> <ul> <li>Must have a valid US state issued driver&rsquo;s license</li> <li>Must have a Personal Vehicle in sound operating condition</li> <li>Must maintain personal auto insurance indicating minimum coverage of $300,000 per person / $300,000 per accident / $100,000 property damage. This includes $250 Comprehensive deductible and $500 Collision Deductible. The position also requires that you name The Hershey Company as an additional insured, or interested party, on your policy PRIOR to the date of hire.</li> <li>Must reside within territory boundaries</li> <li>Must be able to drive long distances to make multiple sales calls on a daily basis</li> <li>Must be able to lift 10-70 lbs. on a regular basis with or without reasonable accommodations</li> <li>Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop down and demonstrate manual dexterity on a frequent basis with or without reasonable accommodations</li> <li>Must be able to use tablet technology</li> <li>Must have daily access to wireless internet</li> <li>Must have flexibility and adaptability to changes in territory coverage</li> <li>Availability to work 25 hours per week</li> <li>Must be available to work standard schedule of Tuesday &ndash; Saturday</li> </ul> <p>In addition, the position requires the following competencies:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Communication</strong>&mdash;Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations (including nonverbal communication); adjusting language or terminology to the characteristics and needs of the audience.</li> <li><strong>Cultural Interpersonal Effectiveness/ Valuing Diversity</strong>&mdash;Demonstrating an understanding of and effective adaptation to varying interpersonal styles and norms across cultures; taking actions to minimize the stresses of cross-cultural experiences and using them as opportunities for growth.</li> <li><strong>Customer Service Orientation</strong>- Proactively developing customer relationships by making efforts to listen to and understand the customer (both internal and external); anticipating and providing solutions to customer needs; giving high priority to customer satisfaction.</li> <li><strong>Driving for Results</strong>&mdash;Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goal attainment; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from the process of goal achievement and continuous improvement.</li> <li><strong>Integrity</strong>&mdash;Maintaining and promoting social, ethical, and organizational norms in conducting internal and external business activities.</li> <li><strong>Motivational Fit</strong>&mdash;The extent to which job activities and responsibilities, the organization&rsquo;s mode of operation and values, and the community in which the individual will live and work are consistent with the type of environment that provides personal satisfaction; the degree to which the work itself is personally satisfying.</li> <li><strong>Personal Leadership</strong>&mdash;Setting high goals or standards of performance for self, staff workers, others, and the organization; being dissatisfied with average performance; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed by others.</li> <li><strong>Persuasiveness/Sales Ability</strong>&mdash;Using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of an idea, plan, activity, service, or product from prospects and clientele.</li> <li><strong>Planning and Organizing</strong>&mdash;Establishing a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal; planning proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources.&nbsp; Establishing procedures to monitor the results of delegations, assignments, or projects.</li> <li><strong>Practical Learning</strong>&mdash;Assimilating and applying in a timely manner new job-related information that may vary in complexity.</li> <li><strong>Teamwork</strong>&mdash;Working effectively with team/work group or those outside the formal line of authority (e.g., peers, senior managers) to accomplish organizational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others; contributing to and accepting the consensus; subordinating own objectives to the objectives of the organization or team.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: </strong></p> <ul> <li>High School Diploma.</li> <li>Experience preferred (3-4yrs merchandising), but not required.</li> </ul>