Part-Time Retail Sales Merchandiser

The Hershey Company&rsquo;s Information Services (IS) Department serves as a catalyst for achieving the corporation&rsquo;s strategic objectives. We continue to push the boundaries in insights and innovation by leveraging technology. Hershey&rsquo;s Information Services is a global and diverse team, operating with integrity, and working together to make a difference. Every day presents new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow.&nbsp;<strong>Are you up for the challenge?</strong>

Dallas, TX

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>

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$13.50 per hour

Overview: <strong>To be considered for this role, candidates must reside in the Dallas, TX metro area.</strong><br /> <p>A Part-Time role as a Retail Sales Merchandiser (RSM) is a great way for a relationship-oriented person to flex their selling skills while representing some of the biggest and most exciting brands in America! Our RSMs will sell and insure best in class merchandising to include building displays, packing out product, and replenishing permanent secondary displays and maintain salability of all authorized Hershey Items.</p> <p><em>This position is considered &ldquo;Continuous Part-Time&rdquo; &nbsp;working 20 hours per week on a regular schedule of Monday &ndash; Thursday, 9am &ndash; 2:00pm.&nbsp;&nbsp; On average, an RSM will visit between 6-10+ accounts per day.&nbsp; No car allowance is provided; however, mileage for travel will be reimbursed at 53 cents per mile.&nbsp;</em></p> <p>A RSM earns&nbsp;$13.50 per hour to start plus a 2% annual cash bonus target, 401k and paid vacation.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Sell and 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) with various retailers.</li> <li>Achieve all merchandising objectives through the effective use of Permanent Secondary Displays and other display vehicles established within the Retail Execution Plan.</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> <li>Responsible for Sales Territory - Varies due to territory size, number of retailers, and location.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <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. 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 the territory boundaries as listed in the job description.</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 10-40 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 20-25 hours per week. Regular work hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00am - 2:00pm.</li> <li>Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.</li> <li>Experience: 3-4 years food merchandising is preferred but not required.</li> </ul>