FULL-TIME TRAVEL MERCHANDISER
Paul G. Eberhart
4505 Cooper Ln.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29301
Phone: (864) 814-9803 - Home
Phone: (864) 814-9803- Cell
1982 -1987 BA - Psychology - University of South Carolina
2013-Present Owner – ‘dem daugs & burgers
Owner of a burger restaurant in Roebuck, SC, a hot dog cart and a food truck in Spartanburg, SC.
2012-2013 Merchandiser- Samsung/Crossmark
Responsible for merchandising calls to Walmart, Costco, Sam’s and Target for Samsung
2010-2011 Sales Manager- Krispy Kreme Corporate
Responsible for ten route salesmen with annual sales of $2.8 million. Full P&L responsibility
as well as new account sales, customer retention, order fulfillment and logistics.
2009-2010 Zone Manager - Walmart
Responsible for seven cost departments in the fresh area of a Supercenter.
Supervised 42 associates on two shifts in inventory control, stocking principles, plan-o-gran integrity, and associate development.
2007-2009 Account Executive - Kretek International / Phillips & King
Responsible for sales, merchandising, display placement and POS placement of tobacco products. Territory covered from Washington DC to Alabama.
2004-2006 Independent Contractor - Interstate Entertainment
Responsible for sales and service of music and movies to convenience accounts for the entire state of South Carolina.
2003-2004 Assistant Manager - Walmart
Responsible for management of Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Meat and Produce depts. Including
sales, merchandising, P&L, inventory management, hiring, training and coaching.
2002-2003 Merchandising Sales Representative - Kellogg’s
Responsible for 1012 C-Store accounts. Duties include product freshness, POS, plan-o-grams, customer relations, new product introductions and headquarters sales calls. Annual programs have been successfully presented to new and emerging accounts within this new Kellogg’s division.
1995 - 2002 Independent Franchise Owner - Pepperidge Farm
Sole proprietor of Pepperidge Farm Cookie Franchise. Responsible for sales, service, new account solicitation, inventory control, P&L, accounting, and customer satisfaction surveys.
1992-1995 Route Salesman - Frito-Lay
Responsible for geographic territory for salty snack leader. Duties included sales, service, inventory control, and customer service. Consistently performed at 125% to plan.
1989-1992 Sales Representative/Sales Manager - Nabisco Brands
Promoted from Extra Sales Rep to Sales Rep after six months. Promoted to Sales Manager after only one year. Responsible for 12 sales reps, $2.5 million in annual sales, branch inventory management, workload analysis, P&L, account management and headquarters sales calls. Earned the distinction of #1 sales rep for entire division. Built the largest animal cracker display in the history of Nabisco.
INTERESTS: Eagle Scout ; Antique sports cars; Scuba Diving