Full Job Description
The Virginia Lottery is seeking a weekend hourly Sales Merchandiser for the Petersburg Sales Area with concentration in Chesterfield County.
The weekend Sales Merchandiser’s main responsibility will be supporting sales by filling and maintaining Lottery vending machines. Weekly schedule will be maintained by working Friday afternoons, full days Saturday and Sunday, and Monday morning. Other duties may include assisting “special” distribution projects, weekend events and other various tasks as assigned. Work closely with the Area Manager and Sales Representatives to accomplish the sales and distribution goals of the Area.
This is an hourly position without benefits. Less than 30 hours per week, but may vary based on business need. Weekend work is required. Additionally, a state vehicle is provided including gas.
Must be able to work independently with low levels of supervision. Possess strong interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and time management skills; present a professional and engaging personality; good math skills and ability to work with large sums of money. On occasion, may be required to work a 12 hour day, be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs., and use common household tools. Travel and weekend work required. The successful candidate must be willing to travel within a wide radius of the Petersburg sales area.
Knowledge of field sales, consumer package goods industry, and experience working in the convenience store, mass merchandiser and/or grocery environment preferred. A 4-year degree or comparable field experience preferred.
The selected candidate must be able to pass a background investigation, and possess a valid Driver’s License.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The Virginia Lottery values diversity in the workforce. Bicultural, bilingual, female, and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Only online applications will be accepted for this position (visit www.valottery.com/jobs). Computers are available for applying for jobs in the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) Career Center, public libraries, and the Virginia Employment Commission offices. The Virginia Lottery will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. If any assistance is needed when applying online, please contact the Virginia Lottery’s Human Resources Department at 804-692-7200. Applications will be reviewed as received.