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Retail Merchandising Associate - Seattle, WA

Company: Altria Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Together We Lead. Together We Change.
Are you a detail oriented and process driven worker that has a real passion for making things happen? Do you take pride in your ability to understand plans and execute them at a high-level with the dream to do that at a Fortune 200 company? If so, Altria Group Distribution Company wants to connect with you to discuss our Retail Merchandising Associate ("RMA") role!
Job Description
Altria Group Distribution Company (AGDC) is currently seeking a qualified Retail Merchandising Associate to join our team. As a Retail Merchandising Associate with Altria, you will provide superior execution to build the best in-store experience for consumers. -You will be responsible for the below:

  • Deliver superior execution of the merchandising elements of trade programs at retail
  • Place Point of Sale (POS) materials in retail stores to support trade programs, product and promotional initiatives and merchandise product where necessary
  • Reset in-store merchandising fixtures by following a plan-o-gram. - Resets include temporarily removing existing products, labeling for planned product and placing product back in fixtures.
  • Repair and replace damages or broken shelf and signage components on existing in-store merchandising fixtures, where applicable
  • Manage your inventory of POS to ensure you have necessary materials for merchandising execution
  • Count on hand product inventory in retail stores
  • Ensure consistent and quality data collection
  • Use systems and tools to improve our overall decision making
  • Execute plans -visiting more stores to improve our efficiency and customer contacts
  • Provide feedback on the development and execution of market plans
  • Promote a culture of engagement, collaboration, and inclusion and model inclusive behaviors

    Specific Skills:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent is required
    • Ability to follow specific instructions and complete a series of tasks, with strong attention to detail
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Courteous and professional communication while interacting with co-workers and customers and can remain calm and objective in occasionally tense situations
    • Work independently and adapt to changing direction and tasks from one store to the next
    • Proficient at using a computer for planning, recording and transmitting information, and communication through email and similar platforms
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook -

      Compensation and Benefits:
      In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package, including the following:

      • Competitive salary in the mid to high $40,000 range per year with annual incentive compensation by target
      • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees, spouses or domestic partners and eligible dependents
      • Deferred Profit-Sharing (DPS) Plan:

        • Company Contribution: - After one year of service, you are eligible to receive a total company contribution to the DPS Plan of 13%-17% of your base salary!

          • An annual Profit-Sharing contribution of 8, 10, or 12%, depending on Altria Group's earnings per share growth.
          • An annual Supplemental contribution of 5%.

          • Personal Contribution: From your hire date, you can generally contribute up to 35% of your base salary (pre-tax, after-tax and/or Roth) to the DPS Plan, subject to IRS contribution limits.
          • Company Match: - If you contribute to the DPS Plan, you will be eligible to receive a dollar-for-dollar match on what you contribute, up to 3% of your base salary, after just 90 days of service.

          • Company vehicle for business and personal use (Chevy Traverse)
          • A minimum of 3 weeks' vacation, 15 paid holidays and vacation purchase option
          • Maternity and paternity leave of absence benefits. This benefit is an additional to short-term disability benefits, if applicable.
          • Educational refund program and student loan reimbursement program
          • Business laptop, cell phone and internet reimbursement
          • Adoption assistance, child, and dependent care programs -

            Additional Information:
            RMAs need to be 21 or older. Local travel by car is required 100% of the time to visit assigned accounts/locations. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license with no DUI/DWI in the last 3 years. You'll need the ability to work full time within the United States without sponsorship. You will need to reside in the geography where you have been assigned. Must be able to lift, push, pull, reach, conduct overhead work and carry bags and boxes as part of the sales activities (up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis; up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis; possibly up to 50 pounds on a seldom basis). - Occasionally requires climbing ladders of various heights. - Must be able to stoop, kneel, twist and bend. May be exposed to building environments that are loud, dusty, smoky, not well-ventilated and hot/cold. - Overnight travel may be required occasionally if business necessitates. - We do not retain resumes submitted outside of our application process. -
            SponsorshipImmigration Sponsorship is not available for this role.
            Company OverviewAltria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers 21+. Our tobacco companies - which have been the undisputed market leaders in the U.S. tobacco industry for decades - include some of the most enduring names in American business. In combustibles, we own Philip Morris USA, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes and John Middleton, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars. Our smoke-free portfolio includes ownership of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, the maker of Copenhagen and Skoal, and Helix Innovations, the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches. Additionally, we have a majority-owned joint venture with JT Group, Horizon Innovations, for the U.S. marketing and commercialization of heated tobacco stick products. Through a separate agreement with Philip Morris International, we have the exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS* Tobacco Heating System - and Marlboro HeatSticks - through April 2024. Our equity investments include Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, the world's largest brewer and Cronos Group, a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing individuals with criminal records, including formerly incarcerated individuals and individuals with conviction records, a fair chance at employment. Learn more about Altria at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

Keywords: Altria Group, Seattle , Retail Merchandising Associate - Seattle, WA, Hospitality & Tourism , Seattle, Washington

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