Retail Specialist

Tampa, FL +2

Who We Are 

We’re Chomps, the fastest-growing meat snack brand reimagining best-for-you snacking. Made from the highest quality, humanely raised proteins, no sugar, and only real ingredients, we make snacking simple, delicious, and nutritious. Chomps can be found in over 20,000 stores nationwide with a strong e-commerce presence. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and fuel our community with accessible, sustainable, and real food that tastes great.


Traits of a Chompian 

If you’ve been called scrappy, resourceful, and persistent, then you might just be a Chompian. You’re a team player who’s self-motivated and action-oriented. You’re committed to delivering efficiency and accuracy, and you happen to be great at proactive cross-functional communication.


You’re a critical thinker and a natural problem solver who enjoys details, research, and data. You take initiative and complete ownership of everything you do, and you’ll go the extra mile for your team, consumers, and audience. You’re hungry to learn with a passion to grow and improve every day. You also take a keen interest in health, fitness, and nutrition. Sound like you? Then we want to meat you.


*This job post is for 3 open roles located in Tampa, FL, Maryland/DC area (Montgomery County) and Charlotte or Raleigh, NC


Hourly: $25-$35 depending on experience


Full time: 30-40 hours a week


What You Will Do

The Retail Specialist is our Chompian in stores sharing the product benefits, premium attributes and uses of Chomps. The Retail Specialist supports our Business Analytics function and Account Owners in conducting in store demonstrations and store visits in their region while functioning as the conduit between the brand, product and consumer at point of purchase.


Responsibilities

  • Conduct store visits in Grocery and Natural channel retailers per direction of Account Manager - West and Business Analytics Team (Currently about 75% of workload- but will fluctuate throughout the year).
  • New item acceptance (close voids) in Key Accounts to include: Safeway/Albertsons, Kroger, WFM and Sprouts.
  • Merchandising: Pack out product from back of house and drive new orders.
  • Shelf tag management/promotional compliance.
  • Secondary Displays and selling in shipper program.
  • Product education.
  • Execute demos in store (currently about 15% of workload, but will increase up to 70% throughout the year): Must build baseline understanding of Chomps message points to clearly communicate food credentials, product benefits, premium attributes and uses to consumers at point of purchase.
  • Must be able to establish a quick rapport with a wide variety of shoppers and store personnel while building relationships at store level.
  • Demonstrate a sales acumen yielding strong demonstration performance by meeting our exceeding sales goals.
  • All activity (Demos/Store Visits) will be processed through retail CRM platform (Gospotcheck).
  • Must be prepared to engage in physical activity including ability to stand on feet for entire length of demonstration (up to 8 hours) and lift products up to 40lbs.
  • Prepared to travel up to 90% of the time.
  • Accepts responsibility for the organization goals by taking ownership of new and different duties and identifying new opportunities at retail.


Who You Are

  • Self-motivated and solutions oriented.
  • Collaborative mindset with strength in effectively receiving and communicating feedback.
  • Proactive, clear and direct communicator.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Prior promotional and demonstrating experience a plus.
  • Has a passion for great natural product brands!
  • Results oriented and process driven, with high expectations of self and team.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle to transport equipment and travel to different events.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • This is a full time role, hours will flex between 30-40 hours a week.

 

This role has 3 openings, you must be located within one of these locations for the required travel:

  • Tampa, FL
  • Maryland/DC area (Montgomery County)
  • Charlotte or Raleigh, NC

 

Once hired, you will be employed through our third party partners Eastridge Workforce solutions. They offer accrued paid time off, monthly wellness reimbursements and monthly communication stipends. This role is not direct employment with Chomps.


Our Commitment

Chomps is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To achieve our mission of making nutritious food more accessible we greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which comes from diversity of all types, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do and the smart thing for our business. 


We're aware of the research showing that historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a job if they don't believe that they meet all of the criteria. Do you hesitate to submit an application because you believe you need to check every box? Please apply anyway with a thoughtful cover letter! We would love to hear from you to discuss how you can help us build a great team at Chomps. 


Important Notice:

It has come to our attention that fraudsters have been posing as Chomps employees or recruiters and contacting job-seeking candidates regarding potential job opportunities. These fraudulent messages sometimes include a request for payment and confidential personal information.


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