Full Job Description
Location: Chantilly, VA
To be considered for this role, candidates must reside in one of these following cities: Manassas, Centreville, Chantilly, Fairfax, Reston, Herndon, Sterling or within 5 miles of this location.
This is a remote position; candidates must be comfortable traveling to each of these zip codes and store locations: Aldie, Ashburn, Centreville, Chantilly, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Gainesville, Great Falls, Herndon, Leesburg, Manassas, Reston and Sterling.
This position will require you to drive your personal vehicle up to 250 miles per day in your assigned territory.
To be considered for this role, we ask that all applicants upload their most up-to-date resume and attach it during their online application process.
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.
This position is considered “Continuous Part-Time” working 20 hours per week on a regular schedule of Monday – Thursday, 9am – 2:00pm. On average, an RSM will visit between 6-10+ accounts per day. No car allowance is provided; however, mileage for travel will be reimbursed at 53 cents per mile.
A RSM earns an hourly wage plus an annual cash bonus, 401k and paid vacation.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
Sell and maintain 100% distribution of all “authorized” Hershey Items in assigned territory. Ensuring flawless retail execution of Headquarter Sales and Merchandising Plans (Retail Execution Plan) with various retailers.
Achieve all merchandising objectives through the effective use of Permanent Secondary Displays and other display vehicles established within the Retail Execution Plan
Reporting of weekly activity, expenses, competitive activity, account changes, promotions and all administrative functions within assigned territory.
Reporting of Daily activities through the use of tablets, submitting upon completion of each day.
Responsible for Sales Territory - Varies due to territory size, number of retailers, and location.
Job Requirements Needed:
Must have a valid US state issued driver’s license
Must have a personal vehicle in sound operating condition
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.
Must reside within the territory boundaries as listed in the job description
Must be able to drive long distances to make multiple sales calls on a daily basis
Must be able to lift 10-40 lbs. on a regular basis with or without reasonable accommodations
Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop down and demonstrate manual dexterity on a frequent basis with or without reasonable accommodations
Must be able to use tablet technology
Must have daily access to wireless internet
Must have flexibility and adaptability to changes in territory coverage
Availability to work 20-25 hours per week. Regular work hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience: 3-4 years food merchandising is preferred but not required
So, what do you say? Would you like to represent fun brands like Reese’s, Hershey’s Kisses, Twizzlers and Jolly Ranchers in your spare time?
If so…apply today! We’d love to hear from you!
The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans