Hershey's Part-Time Territory Sales Associate (For

at The Hershey Company in Charleston, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Hershey's Part-Time Territory Sales Associate (Fort Smith, AR)


Posted Date: 
 Jan 29, 2024


Requisition Number: 




Location: Fort Smith, AR
Flexible Schedules Available
To be considered for this role, candidates must reside in or be willing to commute to: Fort Smith or Van Buren.
This is a remote position; candidates must be comfortable traveling to each of these zip codes and store locations: Alma, Muldrow, Barling, Paris, Poteau, Charleston, Roland, Dardanelle, Russellville, Sallisaw, Fort Smith, Lavaca, Shady Point, Spiro, Van Buren, Pocola, Hackett, Ozark, Danville, Booneville, Greenwood, Mulberry, Dover, Arkoma, Panama, Cameron, Alma, Pottsville.
This position will require you to drive your personal vehicle 100-150 miles per day in your assigned territory. Mileage may vary depending on where you live in comparison to the territory. No car allowance is provided; however, mileage for travel will be reimbursed at .62 cents per mile.
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, increasing distribution of our top selling items, and replenishing permanent secondary displays.
Work Schedule
This position is considered "Continuous Part-Time" working 20-25 hours per week. On average, a TSA will visit between 6-10+ accounts per day. This role offers flexible work schedules based on personal needs, territory needs and being present in stores when key decision makers are available. Your workday should overlap the core hours of 6:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise required by business needs.
This position offers an hourly starting rate of $15.50 -$16.50 per hour plus an annual cash bonus, 401k, and paid vacation. Rate may vary depending upon your skill, experience, and geographic location(s).

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, 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 $100,000 per person / $100,000 per accident / $100,000 property damage. The policy must permit business use.
Must reside or be willing to commute 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
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!

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

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

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Job Posting: 4221783

Posted On: Jun 02, 2024

Updated On: Jul 02, 2024

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