Merchandiser

Scout Distribution


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Scout Distribution is an independently owned craft beer and wine distributor. Scout Distribution has been created to reshape and disrupt the everyday understanding of a craft beverage distributor. We focus on building brands and providing exceptional customer service.

Merchandiser:

  • Oversee established chain grocery store accounts
  • Introduce new products, promote improved distribution, and ensure in-store promotion results
  • Stay abreast of business/market conditions, intensively plan sales efforts, recognize new opportunities within each account and maintain the necessary territory records
  • Support the Sales Department through safe and efficient product placement and display building.
  • Accurately stock and rotate products onto shelves from backroom inventories as required.
  • Establish and maintain a professional rapport with retail personnel
  • Build and develop the trust and confidence of the retailer through knowledge of products, persuasive presentations, and overcoming objections
  • Perform other work related duties and special projects as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Reside within a thirty minute radius of a retail account within the established territory
  • Work flexible hours which may include early morning, evenings, and/or weekends
  • Must have reliable automobile transportation, maintain an acceptable driving record and valid driver license, and maintain auto insurance coverage
  • Must be able to lift products from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 170 lbs. when handling keg products

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Merchandiser/Route Sales Experience
  • Restaurant/Bartending/Hospitality Skills/Customer Service
  • Industry Knowledge and basic understanding of distribution
  • Experience with a handheld ordering device
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