Business Manager Assistant

Work State US-NC
Job ID
Work City
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Work Zip
Starting average hours per week
37.5 +


Assist the Sales Department in Sales Support functions and have a fundamental understanding of the sales process as well as Acosta's enterprise software packages (SHARP, I-Qubed, Infolink, etc.).


  • Assist the Business Managers fulfill responsibilities for client proprietary sales planners and tracking systems.
  • Update specific client reports such as distribution tracking, pricing reports, new item tracking, and special business initiative tracking.
  • Work with the category development department in preparing post promotion analysis for specific manufacturers.
  • Under direction of Business Manager will coordinate activities to meet administrative requirements of the client.
  • Assist Business Manager in preparing for sales meetings, customer appointments, and principal meetings.
  • Assist Business Manager in managing Market Development Funds according to manufacturers' requirements.
  • Assist Business Manager in managing Customer Service and Claims alerts in the SHARP system.
  • Involved in the implementation of the Event Scheduler technology to generate customer contracts.
  • Assist Business Manager in maintaining all relevant product data (APL, New Item Entry, Pricing, Client and Customer Data).


  • High school diploma or GED required.  Some college preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of prior experience with data entry, preferably with a food broker, required.
  • Must have prior experience utilizing MS Word and e-mail programs.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and have a proven track record of meeting deadlines.
  • Must demonstrate good problem solving ability and initiative in finding workable solutions to complex problems affecting multiple users of shared data.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
  • Must be able to operate a computer, calculator, printer, fax machine, telephone, copy machine and postage meter.
  • Must have access to the internet and an available email address.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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