Field Representative

4-6 years
4-6 years
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree

About the company

Marina del Rey’s product portfolio consists of value-added, pre-marinated, pre-portioned ready to cook frozen seafood that is sold mostly in the fresh seafood department’s freezer cases of major supermarket chains , warehouse and club stores

Our frozen seafood offering is a “game-changer” in terms of convenience as it affords consumers a gourmet-style seafood meal that can be conserved for months and prepared in minutes.

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About the role

With over 40 years of experience in the food industry, the Marina del Rey Brands team travels the world to find tasty products or practical items for the home. Product quality, compliance with standards of the CFIA and innovation are at the heart of each of our choice and we are proud to offer our customers a range of products constantly growing.

Role:

The Territory Sales Representative supports operational and financial goals by generating profitable business within a defined territory.  The primary focus is on building strong relationships with retailers by visiting their locations and encouraging their support of our foods products through product distribution, placement, promotions, pricing and point-of-sale merchandising.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute daily schedule for visiting stores in an efficient manner including setting objectives for each call

  • Enforcing and addressing planogram compliance according to company standards (planograms are visual diagrams of the desired in-store product merchandising/setup)

  • Driving distribution for existing and new product launches by building, installing and maintaining point-of-sale (POS) materials and displays for maximum effectiveness and visibility

  • Ensuring prominent product placement and visibility through shelf management and displays

  • Establishing and maintaining excellent customer service through prompt follow up on store needs, customer requests and problem resolution

  • Developing a strong knowledge of products including facts, features and benefits

  • Liaising with internal teams on information sharing or issue resolution (Marketing, Finance, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education at the college or university level with a specialty in business and/or marketing is preferred.

  • 1-2 years sales experience, preferably in a sales or food services environment is preferred.

  • Superior communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional problem solving, organizational and negotiation abilities.

  • Strong experience with computer applications.

  • Exceptional problem solving, organizational knowledge and understanding of company operations, including inside and outside sales.

  • Ability to successfully handle multiple priorities and a flexible work schedule including Sundays and holidays.

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Marina del Rey Foods

Restaurant, Bars, & Food Services
Industry
Restaurant, Bars, & Food Services
18 - 80 employees
Company size
18 - 80 employees

Location

Toronto, ON
Location
Toronto, ON