Specialist, Sales & Brand Ambassador in Oakland, CA at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 5/5/2020

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  • Location:
    Oakland, CA
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Sales Specialist & Brand Ambassador for our Natural Products Group will engage our retail partners and consumers and build the brand reach through advocacy, product demonstrations and education. Working with our Key Account Managers, the Ambassador will create accelerated sales growth and strengthen relationships in assigned key accounts. This position is also responsible for colleague and consumer sampling, brand product education and training, merchandising and product placement.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Management of product assortment, set placement and brand visibility
  • New item presentations and placement
  • Presentation of sales information to maximize distribution and sell through with each account
  • Generate and analyze territory and account reports to support selling strategies
  • Executes product demonstrations in assigned Key Account retail locations to drive sales and increase brand awareness
  • Engages and educates retailer and consumers on brands and products; effectively uses merchandising and promotional tools to elevate brand presence
  • Works with Key Account Managers to identify opportunities to increase product sell-in and ensuring promotional plans are executed at the store level
  • Maintains regular communications with the Account Executive to review key account inventory maintenance, growth opportunities, retailer needs.
  • Troubleshoot daily challenges for assigned accounts
  • Identifies and assists with large community events, such as health fairs, etc.
  • Completion of weekly and monthly required paperwork and forms

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of outside and/or retail sales experience
  • Natural products/wellness industry and product knowledge a strong plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree a strong preference; relevant experience can be substituted for a degree
  • Sales/revenue generating skills
  • Responsible, dependable, self-motivated and engaging; high energy
  • Able to manage time effectively, efficiently and work independently
  • Exceptional relationship building and customer service skills
  • Proactive and seeks opportunities
  • Articulate speaker & good listener
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Proficient computer and Internet search skills including MS Office Suite
  • Exudes a passion for health and wellness
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Willing and able to use step stools, ladders, dollies, and other equipment needed to stock retail shelves.
  • Must be able to travel based on business needs (in the field approximately 90% with approximately 30% overnight travel)
  • Flexible hours; ability to work weekends 
  • Must have valid driver’s license

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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