About Brand Momentum

BMI is an enduring market leader in quality and innovation where employee and client aspirations are realized in a fun culture. We deliver on our promises to our clients and people; we will do it with a passionate and innovative approach providing flexibility and value … ALWAYS!

We are all about integrity, respect, empowerment, commitment, fun, flexibility while being fiscally responsible.

We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic SALES AND MERCHANDISING TEAM LEAD. The SRSM will support the execution of client business initiatives within a defined sales territory. As the SRSM, you will have responsibility for managing a team of independent merchandisers in a number of Walmart Canada stores. In addition, you will onboard, coach, train and support all merchandisers within a defined territory. This role will require you, in addition to your local responsibilities, to be out in the market approximately 90% of the time with merchandisers to ensure delivery of the required objectives identified by the clients. Ultimately the candidate will be reporting directly into the Regional Sales and Merchandising Manager – Ontario.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Execute brilliant in-store conditions by competing the core fundamentals of this role:

- Clean Bulk Section

- Accurately order product to keep section full at all times + maintain a sufficient level of backroom stock of quick moving SKU’s

- Fill bulk section + Joes Tasty Traveler gondola with all available inventory

Build relationships with in-store staff to mutually succeed and drive sales:

- Increase store level support in your absence

- Continual acceptance of order shipments

- Ordering of all tools – signage, bins, bags, tags, pencils, etc.

Support Team Leaders by providing store level insights that can be leveraged across the banner

Provide support to Independent Contractors or surrounding stores in your agreed to coverage area:

- Vacancy coverage

- Job shadowing

- Onboarding / Coaching Support

- Seasonal coverage + elevated merchandising support needs

- Provide performance updates to Team Leaders to drive additional support needs

Core Competencies:

Hard Skills:

- Some Sales experience, including consumer-packaged goods with exposure to major customers

- Must be computer literate including familiarity with Outlook, Word.

- Valid driver’s license

- Must demonstrate drive and passion, be a forward thinker, creative and have interest in coaching / supporting others.

- Strong customer focus, with the ability to understand key business drivers

Soft Skills:

- Solid interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with proven organizations skills.

- High level of attention to detail and accuracy

- Thrives in a fast paced and ever changing environment with the ability to multi-task and realign objectives on the move

- Proven sales and territory management skills

- Approachability

- Integrity and Trust

- Creativity and Innovation

- Results Driven

Experience requirements:

-The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of sales experience with merchandising and / or consumer packaged goods.

-Ability to understand and communicate or design sales reports; as well as business acumen.

-Key requirements include having a positive and outgoing personality, outstanding communication skills, and a high level of attention to details. Ability to influence collaborative relationships and make tough decisions when required.

-The candidate must be computer literate and be proficient with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. An in-depth knowledge of sales and merchandising principles for developing and evaluating personnel purposes will be a great asset.

-Strong computer literacy skills; ability to use email with proper connotations.

-A reliable vehicle as well as a smart phone are necessary requirements to execute this role.

-Holding your team and yourself accountable with all of the above responsibilities.