Sales Merchandiser

Virginia VA Lottery - Richmond, VA

For more than 30 years, the Virginia Lottery has been building an amazing organization committed to growth and giving back – and having fun while doing it. We work hard to build authentic relationships with all Virginians by communicating with them in relevant, unique and surprising ways. Operating entirely on revenue from game sales, rather than tax dollars, the Virginia Lottery generates approximately $1.6 million per day for Virginia’s K-12 public schools.

The Virginia Lottery is seeking a hourly Sales Merchandiser for the Richmond Sales Area. The Sales Merchandiser will be responsible for point-of-service placement at retail locations within a defined geographic area. Support sales by filling the Lottery vending machines, filling and maintaining counter dispensers, slotting new games during launch periods, assisting in “special” distribution projects 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. Some weekend work required. Additionally, a state vehicle is provided including gas.

Minimum Qualifications
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 Richmond sales area.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of field sales, experience working in the convenience store, mass merchandiser and/or grocery environment preferred. Experience working special events is a plus. A 4-year degree or comparable field experience preferred.

Special Requirements
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 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.