NOTE: POSITION IS A 6 MONTH CONTRACT WITH POSSIBLE 6 MONTH EXTENSION
Tree of Life has been growing brands in Canada for over 70 years. We have unparalleled category expertise in our industry, serving brand partners, customer and consumers, “Helping Canada Eat Well and Live Well”.
We are a flexible, full-service route to market with access to over 95% of where food is sold and served across Canada. Selling, marketing and logistics are core areas of expertise.
For more information please visit our website at http://www.treeoflife.ca
OUR TREE OF LIFE:
Engage in a Purpose - We are a company built on values and committed to serving our communities. Corporately we donate 10% of our profits every year. We measure our success both in terms of the impact we are having on the care community and on the engagement of our employees along the journey. We serve to make lives better.
Make an Impact every day - Every person in our organization is empowered to make a difference.
Grow -With new clients being added all the time and a changing retail landscape, there are always new opportunities to gain experience.
Contribute to a People First Culture –we mean it! - Our success in the market is our people. We know it, we value it and we all work hard to make Tree of Life an amazing place to work.
We have fun and we value health - We have a wellness program and wellness champions and yes, it’s OK to find time in the day to go for a walk. We also have flexible work hours for office employees and the ability to purchase some of our health and wellness products at significant discounts (you can also buy our gourmet products at the same discount but that would be more yummy than healthy).
The primary responsibility for the position is to provide the Customer Development team with completion of day-to-day tasks and projects, research and administrative assistance. Liaison with Finance, Logistic, Customer Service and / or I.T. departments for system and/or process resolution.
As with all positions at Tree of Life Canada we expect that all actions will be consistent with Tree of Life Canada’s Mission, Vision and Values
Work with Customer Development Managers and Territory Managers to prepare Customer Development plans in a timely fashion and ensure changing business or account needs are adapted into the plans.
Work with assigned Customer Development Manager(s) to ensure new or established product presentations and marketing driven promotions are developed and presented to the category manager or buying manager in a timely manner.
Preparation of account specific presentations, item maintenance forms and promotional forms.
Compile spreadsheets utilizing information/statistics retrieved from AS400, Cognos and customer on-line resources such as Retail Link.
Liaison with Customer Development head office customers on all administrative issues such as UPC’s, samples, account specific form completion, pricing etc.
Prepare promotional recaps and field level demo summaries.
Prepare new listing / delisting documents and ensure distribution to Sales / Marketing Departments is provided.
Preparation and distribution of sales correspondence, reports etc.
Maintain safe work practices, safe work practices and maintain safeguards of confidential company information.
Coordination of sales meetings, agendas as required.
Provide reception relief (lunch/break) or as required.
Other duties as required.
Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude:
Proficiency with MS Office, Intermediate Excel skills required. Experience on customer portals, on-line platform required and experience with AS400 preferred
Excellent grammar, verbal and writing skills in French and English
Must be results-driven, resourceful and well organized with an ability to work on multiple projects and strict deadlines with minimal supervision
Above average telephone skills with experience focusing on customer satisfaction
High energy level, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, and flexible.
University or college degree/diploma and or equivalent experience in an sales support
Tree of Life Canada ULC is an Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We are committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. If selected for an interview, we will be happy to work with you to ensure your interview is accessible and accommodation is provided. When your interview is being scheduled, please advise the Recruiter of how we might be able to support your participation.