For nearly a century, the Opici name has stood for high quality, consistency and value.  Our history is about a commitment to building lasting relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees based on trust, respect and a common purpose. Our mission is to continue to offer the highest quality product at the best possible prices. – Hubert Opici (3/13/1916 – 9/11/2018), American Wine Legend, Wine Enthusiast (2012)

OPICI Family Distributing, a family owned business in wine and spirits for over 100 years, is currently seeking a Merchandiser to join our Upstate New York Sales Team.  This is an Excellent Opportunity to join Our Team and be a part of The OPICI VISION: To create extraordinary experiences through superior products and service from our family to yours.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Merchandiser is responsible for merchandising of products assigned to the territory of accounts.   The position will report to Director of Sales – New York.  The position is a field position. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage POS Inventory from Receiving Dock, to Flow area, to shipping/delivery to market areas and customers
  • Create POS Process for Suppliers: Manage the needs of the business in collaboration with Portfolio Team and Sales, properly utilize resources, prevent waste of bulk POS arriving quarterly, and avoid bottleneck of unused materials
  • Call on assigned group of accounts to merchandise products in retail stores
  • Build displays in accounts using point of sale materials
  • Manage Sample Process: Work with Syracuse Admin, Senior Brand Manager, and Director of Sales for NYS to ensure timeliness and efficiency of sample process end to end for delivery to Sales Geographies
  • Occasionally make deliveries of products to accounts.
  • Assist with other Warehouse and Administrative duties, as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent Customer Relations skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Motivated and the ability to work independently and/or in a group setting.
  • Multi-tasking capability (Adaptable & Flexible).
  • Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work extended hours if required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year college or university preferred but not necessary if candidate has one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license mandatory, with acceptable to good driving record.
  • Self-starter with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:  Hourly rate position determined by experience.  Eligible for Health and Welfare Package and 401k (with Company Match).  Paid Time Off. 

Job Department: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: New York-Upstate NY

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