Friday, October 3, 2014

Retail Field Representative

Retail Field Representative

MarketSource is a premier field sells, training, and visual presence firm
that delivers innovative and customized retail solutions for leading
consumer technology manufacturers. MarketSource specializes in
representing top manufacturers of wireless, consumer electronics and
various computer products by providing professional sales, training, and
visual presence teams. These teams deliver these services within various
consumer electronics retail chains throughout the US and Canada.
MarketSource is focused on building and executing successful retail
programs. We create programs that help our clients sell more, faster.

This Retail Field Representative position will be specialized in Training
and Brand Advocacy, Assisted Sales, and Visual Presence. The Retail Field
Representative is at the forefront of MarketSource's Sales and Marketing
efforts to support clients' sales at the retail store level. The qualified
individual must possess a strong passion for success, an abundance of
ENERGY and be committed to delivering superior service and performance for
our clients. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, goal oriented and
a team player excited to learn and grow as a member of the MarketSource
Retail team. Additionally, the candidate must be able to comfortably
explain technology and educate consumers and retail sales associates, and
make product recommendations. Field Representatives must be able to make
quality sales presentations and demonstrations to consumers for increased
sales results, in addition to accurate execution of visual presence
objectives as directed by our clients.

Requirements:
Responsible for establishing and maintaining professional business
relations with retail store personnel
Duties include creating consumer awareness, product brand preference, and
product mind share for MarketSource clients at the retail store level
through training, assisted sales, and visual presence
Ability to influence others to share enthusiasm for both the company and
the product line
Position requires gathering client product competitive intelligence at the
store level
Maximize sales in national retail accounts through assisted sales
Effectively collect and communicate product information/data through
appropriate channels
Ability to visually assess on-site needs i.e., product and
promotional/marketing material, stocking
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve challenges within the stores, such as
product display issues
Work with MarketSource Program Management to create and implement strategic
sales and marketing plans to increase sales underperforming locations
Meet and exceed compliance and client initiatives to continuously improve
the quality of client visits and client satisfaction
Responsible for completion of all assigned visits within designated
territory
Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, competitively changing
environment with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
Participate in required training sessions and conference calls as required
Must have weekend availability along with a flexible weekday availability
to ensure visit completion for all clients and support clients business
Must be willing to commit in advance to work schedules and hold to those
commitments

Required Skills:
Confidence engaging customers in a national retail environment
1-2 years of customer facing retail sales experience (consumer electronics,
wireless, business to business) preferred
Good technical knowledge and experience with consumer electronics and other
consumer based products
Must be using a web enabled device (smartphone or tablet) with iOS or
Android 2.2 (or higher) with an active data plan
Technically savvy and computer proficient
Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
Access to internet for email correspondence and report submissions
Must have the willingness and ability to build relationships at the retail
store level on behalf of both MarketSource and our clients
Professional image and approach to business
Friendly demeanor, easy to approach, energetic, goal oriented
Group training, demonstrating or presentation experience
Retail sales or retail management is a plus
Quick learner who is self-motivated
Ability to self-train on client product(s)
Possess a high degree of initiative, exercises judgment and exhibits a high
level of creativity
Positive, flexible and focused, with an emphasis on a can do, hands on
approach and philosophy
Ability to operate independently and proactively
Need to be self-motivated, confident and professional when dealing with
both internal and external audiences such as consumers, clients, and retail
partners as well as MarketSource Leadership
Employment contingent on successfully completing background and drug screen.
Must be eligible to work in USA

Physical Job Requirements:
Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving
items
Requires the ability to move around the store and maneuver merchandise when
necessary
Walking and Standing
Requires moving around the store to assist Consumers
Identifying and reading reports
Requires recognizing, identifying and using products and necessary
directives to complete visits
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds independently

Tracking Code
28500

If interested, please send resume or call:

Travis Leach
Talent Acquisition Specialist
770.870.1340

tleach@marketsource.com