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Hershey's Part-Time Territory Sales Associate (Portland, ME)

Company: HersheyCareers
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:


Location: Portland, ME

To be considered for this role, candidates must reside in one of these following cities: Portland, ME Metro Area

This is a remote position; candidates must be comfortable traveling to each of these zip codes and store locations: Auburn, Augusta, Bath, Bethel, Bridgton, Brunswick, Bryant Pond, Canton, Cumberland Center, Dixfield, Durham, Falmouth, Farmingdale, Freeport, Gardiner, Gorham, Gray, Greene, Lewiston, Lisbon Falls, Livermore, Livermore Falls, Manchester, Mechanic Falls, Mexico, Minot, Monmouth, Naples, New Gloucester, Norway, Oxford, Peru, Poland, Portland, Randolph, Raymond, Richmond, Rumford, South Paris, South Portland, Standish, Topsham, Turner, West Paris, Westbrook, Windham, Winthrop, Wiscasset, Woolwich and Yarmouth.

This position will require you to drive your personal vehicle 50 miles per day in your assigned territory. Mileage may vary depending on where you live in comparison to the territory.

To be considered for this role, we ask that all applicants upload their most up-to-date resume and attach it during their online application process.

A Part-Time role as a Territory Sales Associate (TSA) is a great way for a relationship-oriented person to flex their selling skills while representing some of the biggest and most exciting brands in America! Our TSAs will sell and insure best in class merchandising to include building displays, packing out product, and replenishing permanent secondary displays and maintain salability of all authorized Hershey Items.

This position is considered "Continuous Part-Time" working 20 hours per week on a regular schedule of Monday - Wednesday (Monday 7 hour shift, Tuesday 7 hour shift and Wednesday 6 hour shift). On average, an TSA will visit between 6-10+ accounts per day. No car allowance is provided; however, mileage for travel will be reimbursed at 58 cents per mile.

A TSA earns an hourly wage plus an annual cash bonus, 401k and paid vacation.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Sell and maintain 100% distribution of all "authorized" Hershey Items in assigned territory. Ensuring flawless retail execution of Headquarter Sales and Merchandising Plans (Retail Execution Plan) with various retailers.

Achieve all merchandising objectives through the effective use of Permanent Secondary Displays and other display vehicles established within the Retail Execution Plan

Reporting of weekly activity, expenses, competitive activity, account changes, promotions and all administrative functions within assigned territory.

Reporting of Daily activities through the use of tablets, submitting upon completion of each day.

Responsible for Sales Territory - Varies due to territory size, number of retailers, and location.

Job Requirements Needed:

Must have a valid US state issued driver's license

Must have a personal vehicle in sound operating condition

Must maintain personal auto insurance indicating minimum coverage of $150,000 per person/$150,000 per accident/$100,000 property damage. The policy must permit business use.

Must reside within the territory boundaries as listed in the job description

Must be able to drive long distances to make multiple sales calls on a daily basis

Must be able to lift 10-40 lbs. on a regular basis with or without reasonable accommodations

Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop down and demonstrate manual dexterity on a frequent basis with or without reasonable accommodations

Must be able to use tablet technology

Must have daily access to wireless internet

Must have flexibility and adaptability to changes in territory coverage

Availability to work 20-25 hours per week. Regular work hours are Monday - Wednesday (Monday 7 hour shift, Tuesday 7 hour shift and Wednesday 6 hour shift).

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: 3-4 years food merchandising is preferred but not required

So, what do you say? Would you like to represent fun brands like Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Twizzlers and Jolly Ranchers in your spare time?

If so---apply today! We'd love to hear from you!

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans

If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact the HR Service Center (askhr@hersheys.com).

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