Our client is Maple Leaf Foods. Your role is to be the product expert! Through your higher-performer personality, you will ensure that the brands you represent are executed at the hightest level at the outlets you cover. In order to do this you will need to deliver on the call coverage objectives, increase distribution & visibility of the products, execute brand priorities and build relationships with key store contacts, said differently:WE need YOU to make sure our client’s products OUTSELL the competitors!What You Will Be Doing Every Day:Drive Sales: Selling and building displays, placing point-of-sale material, Plan-o-Gram complianceMerchandising: Main Shelf, Displays & Stock ReplenishmentSupport new product launchesCheck and correct distribution voids/out-of-stocksBuild relationships (customer service) with key store personnel this is an important component of the role!Call Coverage: You will have a set # of retail calls to achieve every dayProduct quality controlGathering & reporting on field insights using an iPadThe RIGHT Candidate:At Encore, we feel that no matter your background, what-s most important to your success and ours is the way you interact with others. Don-t get us wrong, if you have the right experience and skills, that-s great. So, if you-re thinking about working with Encore, it-s important that you know what we-ll expect from you:You want to ‘win-You bring passion and innovative thinking that will deliver resultsYou believe that the words ‘work- and ‘fun- belong in the same sentenceYou can be described as:AuthenticSolutions-orientedAccountableIntellectually curiousSelf-motivatedReceptiveAssertiveDrivenContinuously challenging yourselfHaving business maturity, professionalA few other things we-ll expect from you the ‘must haves’:Genuine interest in part-time, long-term employmentAmazing customer service and sales skillsThis role can be physical at times you must be able to lift and move up to 25 poundsFull access to a reliable vehicle which is appropriately insured for the roleHigh-speed internet with WiFi at home; MS Windows and MS OfficeThe ability to store some supplies at home and transport them in your vehicleYour Experience:You have previous sales and/or merchandising experience, preferably in the grocery/retail channel. If not in the grocery/retail channel, don-t worry, as long as you share the same values, we can teach you all you need to know once you-re on board.How to Apply:If you haven-t already figured it out, it-s really important for Encore to have the RIGHT Team. If you know that you-re a great match for this role and think you-ll be a great fit with Encore, then you should definitely apply to this exciting opportunity! If you-re not jazzed about what you-ve read so far, that-s OK; we-re sure the right job is out there somewhere for you.For those of you who apply, thanks so much for your interest in learning more about this exciting opportunity. We-d love to chat with all of you, but sometimes we simply don-t have enough time. If we feel you-re a good match, we-ll definitely be reaching out to you to move you forward in the selection process. If you’re selected, you’ll be asked to complete a recorded, digital interview which you can do with a webcam or a mobile device with a front-facing camera.Encore is an equal opportunity employer who welcomes diversity and celebrates difference! If you require accommodations, we are committed to providing you with the tools you need to succeed. Should you require accommodations throughout the application and selection process please reach out to us directly.