Retail Sales Representative - Kingwood, TX

General Mills - Kingwood, TX (30+ days ago)4.0


General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Many General Mills products are already #1 or #2 in their categories, and our sales professionals continue to help us gain market share. As part of our retail team you will sell established brands, introduce new products and work to gain displays in retailer stores.

Successful sales employees showcase:
Ability to influence others
Passionate about people, sales and results.
Creative thinker willing to suggest new ideas and encourage innovation
Ability to learn technology quickly
Ability to Build Displays in store

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
Retails Sales Representatives are responsible for:
Display Selling:
Sell incremental inventory to support account ads, seasonal events, company priorities, consumer coupon drops (FSIs), and in-store coupon demos
Use supplemental labor where applicable to drive incremental or permanent displays
Leverage event Point-of-Sale (POS) to sell incremental displays

Distribution:
Maintain GMI distribution standards within specified territory
Place new items into marketplace within GMI timeframe

Shelving:
Place POS or shelf trays based as needed
Verify resets are completed timely and properly; utilize supplemental labor resource as needed

Pricing:
Report pricing discrepancies to the proper account team and your manager
Report information you find on our key competitors and categories

Other:
Maintaining optimum retail coverage patterns
Maintaining updated and accurate records
Ensuring confidentiality of all proprietary GMI data and materials
Must live within 15 miles of Kingwood, TX (zipcodes 77345, 77346, 77339).
High School diploma/equivalent
Proficient with tablet (iPad), computer (Microsoft knowledge preferred) and printers
Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
Ability to lift 20 pounds throughout the day

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
One year of relevant work experience
Bachelor’s degree
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