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Part-time Field Marketing Representative – Toronto, ON

Mobile Technologies Inc.

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted September 13, 2017.

Job Description

Job Title: Field Marketing Representative (Part-time)

Department: Field Operations

Reports to: District Field Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

This position is at the forefront of MTI Global Servicesโ€™ Sales and Marketing efforts to increase client sales at the retail store level. The candidate should have diverse skills that include a focus on detail, relationship building and the ability to communicate effectively with key personnel (retail store sales associates, general managers, sales managers) and consumers. Depending on the size of each market place, this position could necessitate either part-time or full-time services, each with bi-monthly store visits combined with periodic project based selling day and special events. MUST BE FLUENT IN ENGLISH.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to speak/read/write in English fluently
  • Primary duty is to create consumer awareness, product brand preference, and product mind share for hardware and software companies at the retail store level.
  • Influence others to share enthusiasm for both the company and the product line
  • Ability to merchandise client products and/or manage the client objectives in an assigned territory
  • Position requires gathering client product competitive intelligence at the store level
  • Effectively collect and communicate product information/data through appropriate channels
  • Efficiently and effectively train retail personnel on products and selling techniques
  • Ability to visually access on-site needs i.e., product and promotional/marketing material stocking
  • Meet timely required reporting deadlines
  • Periodic travel to attend other company sponsored training events or client sponsored special events, or to cover other market areas as needed.
  • Occasionally assist in selling days โ€“ selling products directly to customers in retail stores.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Good knowledge and experience with consumer electronics and various other consumer-based electronics products
  • Technically savvy and computer proficient
  • Computer with daily email access
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must have the willingness and ability to build relationships at the retail store level on behalf of both MTI Global Services and our clients
  • Professional image and approach to business
  • Friendly demeanor, easy to approach, energetic
  • Group training, demonstrating or presentation experience
  • Retail sales or retail management is a plus
  • Quick learner who is self-motivated
  • Ability to self-train on client product(s)
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds, as needed (for arranging store displays)
  • Reliable transportation with valid state driverโ€™s license and proof of auto insurance

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Company DescriptionFor 39 years, MTI has developed merchandising technologies that enable retailers and OEMs to securely display, power and showcase the full spectrum of consumer electronics, from tablets and smartphones to cameras and laptops. Some of the world’s most recognized brands and six of the seven largest retailers in the United States utilize MTI products. Our retail-hardened technologies are engineered to last in the most demanding environments, delivering the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership and the highest level of mechanical and electronic security.

We’re growing, not only across North America, but all over the world. As part of that growth, MTI is looking for skilled technicians to execute at retail for our clients -installations, repairs, recurring maintenance, and everything in between. Our focus in these core areas of expertise allows store associates to sell product, thus increasing sales and marketshare for our clients. Come join the MTI Team – see how successful we can be together!