Part Time Retail Data Specialist Canada

Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.


Position Summary


Retail Data Specialist candidates are organized, self-motivated and friendly. The ideal candidate for this Retail Data Specialist position is independent, reliable, flexible, and someone who pays attention to detail and accuracy. You will receive paid training to capture and record data in retail locations on behalf of our Client. This will be done using a simplified handheld system. Our data collection jobs are perfect for the self-starter who enjoys working independently. You will work part-time within an assigned territory, ensuring Client standards are met while accurately reporting inventory and other information about their products.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities


• In retail stores, collect and record inventory and pricing data of all Client products utilizing a handheld device (IPHONE)
• Be available to work 3 days a week (Monday through Friday)
• Own a reliable car and have a valid driver’s license
• Drive to specific defined areas according to a planned yearly calendar
• Plan and schedule store routing to complete all client objectives within a given time period
• Maintain consistent communication with Retail Supervisor


Supervisory Responsibilities


Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports


Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports


Travel and/or Driving Requirements


Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 


Minimum Qualifications


Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience     


Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Business

  • 1-3 years prior administrative or retail experience
  • Retail technology experience (a plus)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Environmental & Physical Requirements


Field / Reps Requirements


Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive.  The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.


Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

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