Duties Under the direction of the District Sales Supervisor, the Route Sales Representative’s responsibilities include: Provide service to assigned retailers by distributing Point-of-Sale (POS) material; provide merchandising expertise; order, deliver and inventory Scratchers tickets for each retailer to supply in-counter display units and vending machines; maintain all equipment supplies; collect money from vending machines for Scratchers and draw games and ensure appropriate credits/debits, or monies are accurately recorded; gather information about suspected violations of state laws or Lottery policies and recommend corrective action on simple violations; refer violations to the Lottery’s Security/Law Enforcement Division for further investigation; maintain accurate records of retailer contact/schedule visits, vehicle maintenance and mileage, and perform other job-related duties as required.
Desirable Qualifications Applicants applying for this position should: Possess a valid drivers’ license of the appropriate class (Class C). Have knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of product marketing and merchandising using POS materials and display techniques. Be willing to travel and perform work requiring irregular hours. Have a demonstrated ability to develop sales quotas and marketing plans for retailers. Be able to use good judgment in dealing with people and have the ability to communicate effectively.
Who Should Apply Applicants must be state employees who are currently in the Route Sales Representative classification, or have current list or transfer eligibility for appointment to this class. Applications will be screened for eligibility and only those that best meet the requirements of the job will be considered. Appointment is subject to SROA/Surplus provisions.
Candidates will have work assignments in one or more of the following district offices: Sacramento, Central Valley, East Bay, or San Francisco.
Reference the position number358-710-1791-911in the “Job Title” section of the State application, STD. 678.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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