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Activation Merchandiser - Auckland East

We Go Places! How about you?
Location: Auckland
Function: Commerce
Sub-Function: Commerce - Sales - Wholesale
Type of Contract: Permanent


At DB/Heineken, you’ll be part of one of the largest beer and cider brewing companies in the world. With more than 250 brands in 70 countries, we’re behind many Kiwis’ favourite brews – probably even yours. So things just got very interesting for your career.


Activation Merchandisers are the pivotal role in us maintaining our world class standards. The team in these roles are the face and frontline of our business in the grocery market, so your ability to connect and build trust through your communication is paramount in this role as you interact with DB’s customers.


This role is Friday - Tuesday working 6am - 2pm, with Wednesday and Thursday as your days off


A grass roots role which introduces you to the world of FMCG and sales, this exposure enables you to gain a depth of understanding to our business which can put you on a career trajectory within DB. We value our merchandising team as you are the front line for DB/Heineken’s image in the grocery market. 


Reporting to the Sales Activation Manager, we are looking for a talented individual to build displays, stack DB’s fantastic products and to support our sales team in selling our products in various grocery & specialist outlets across the Nelson region.  It is physical role but also requires strong communication as you will be interacting with customers and your wider team on a regular basis.


You must have a full clean New Zealand driver's licence as you will be provided with a company vehicle and you'll need to be capable of lifting heavy items. Above all else, you'll be someone who takes pride in your work, have excellent time management skills, a real focus on satisfying customer expectations and are up for the challenge.


At DB we aspire to be the best place in NZ to work so we can offer you:

  • Health, life & income protection insurances;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Professional development and training including exceptional leadership development
  • Diverse projects and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary co-workers;
  • A supportive, high performing team environment;
  • Enjoyment of Life Leave
  • Monthly product allowance – yes free beer
  • Free parking
  • Take this opportunity to work for one of New Zealand's most iconic companies who brew and market some of NZ's favourite beer, cider & RTD brands. At DB we are all about ‘Brewing a Better New Zealand’ and a big part of that means brewing better people with the heart of our company in our 3 values:


  • Respect for People and for the Planet
  • Passion for Quality
  • Enjoyment of Life


We are continuing our journey to becoming an inclusive workplace as we know that diverse views make great brews! We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business.


Sound like you? Apply now…we look forward to meeting you.

At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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