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Sales Assistant - Charlotte / North Lee County

Company: J.J. Taylor Companies
Location: Port Charlotte
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

***$1,000 Sign on Bonus; distributed upon hire***

Put your talents on display with one of Florida's top beer distributors. We offer outstanding benefits, opportunities for leadership and growth, and a top-tier safety record. We are looking for a self-motivated, reliable, customer-focused team member who is willing to work and succeed with us. Our ideal candidate can work in all types of conditions and enjoys a fast-paced work environment while offering excellent customer service. Above all, we operate as a team, and our coworkers enjoy coming to work every day ready to help each other. We invest in our employees because our most important asset is our People.

J.J. Taylor Distributing, Florida Inc. is a leading beer distributor in Florida and distributes products from suppliers including Miller, Coors, Heineken, Guinness, Yuengling, Sierra Nevada, and Sam Adams, just to name a few. Our mission is to be the "First Choice" distributor for our Employees, Customers, and Suppliers as the variety leader in the beverage industry.
If you're ready to advance your career and help us be "First Choice" by handling the world's leading brands, fill out our application form by pressing "Apply" below.

Work Schedule: Full time; weekends are required with two days off during the week; 5:00-6:00 AM start time

Location:

  • North Fort Myers
  • Lehigh Acres
  • North Port
  • Punta Gorda
  • Port Charlotte
  • EnglewoodRequired License: Valid Class E FL license and ability to maintain $100,000/$300,000 private passenger auto insurance with designated business usage
    Sales Assistant Pay: $130 a day plus commission
    401K: 60% matching up to 10% of salary
    Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, company-paid long term & short term disability, company-paid life insurance, and many other programs available
    Bonus: We offer a $1,000 sign-on bonus.
    Referral Program: You can earn up to $1,000 by participating in our employee referral program.
    For more information on J.J. Taylor, please visit our website: http://www.jjtaylor.com/careers

    General Summary:
    Our merchandisers arrive to our supermarkets each morning ready to represent our company and exceed customer expectations. They follow assigned routes to deliver and set up promotional items and displays across customer accounts to attract attention to the company's beverages. They rotate product using first in-first out rotation standards, fill shelves and coolers, build displays, and exceed customer expectations in all accounts.

    Location: Fort Myers, Florida
    Come join us in the beautiful city of Fort Myers, Florida. With year-round sunshine, miles of beaches and countless events, there is something for everyone here. We are home to waterfront nature parks, great schools, MLB spring training, and plenty more.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Fully stocks shelves with all company products according to the planogram, including coolers, warm shelves, displays, and non-alcoholic products as well, working backstock first before new delivery (FIFO rotation).
    • Arranges display of items in customer's establishment. Rotates product according to company rotation standards.
    • Distributes Point-of-Sale (POS) items such as neons, clocks, mirrors, posters, inflatables, tackers, glasses, cups, sample kits, case cards, core buff, and pennant string.
    • Builds and merchandises displays in all assigned accounts, communicating with store sales representatives to obtain feedback about how they would like displays to be built.Education and Experience:
      • Valid Class E driver's license, insurance, and acceptable driving record required.
      • High school diploma or GED preferred.
      • Some previous merchandising, sales, promotions or stocking experience desired.Physical Demands:
        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Must use own means of transportation (i.e., vehicle) to get from account to account in order to service customer accounts/venues.
        • Must be able to regularly unload product (case of beer) from delivery vehicle and transport into customer accounts. Product averages 30 lbs. but can weigh up to a maximum of 49 lbs.
        • Must be able to move beer within accounts to meet customer requests.
        • Requires ability to move easily around account premises in order to inventory current stock levels and display POS.
        • Must be able to climb and work on ladders when required.Working Conditions:
          • Retail store and/or warehouse environment.
          • Exposure to extreme temperatures, fumes, noise, dusty conditions, outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions.The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.

            All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a physical agility assessment, drug screen and background check.
            J.J. Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and government contractor. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: J.J. Taylor Companies, Port Charlotte , Sales Assistant - Charlotte / North Lee County, Sales , Port Charlotte, Florida

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