The primary responsibility of this position is to provide for space management and section merchandising on the assigned categories at the assigned customers. This includes basic analysis of financial data at both the account and market level.
Provide for space management and section merchandising on the assigned categories at the assigned customers. This includes basic analysis of financial data at both the account and market level
Maintain and update all plan-o-grams for assigned categories and/or sections for assigned customers, and make hardcopies accessible to any Acosta personnel
Advise and update Acosta personnel of any customer distribution and shelving developments when appropriate
Increase shelf space for brands and/or products represented by Acosta based on sales performance from syndicated or internal scan data
Make recommendations to customers for changes in space allocation for entire category and/or sub-category based on available financial data
Assist in developing product variety mix reports for key customers for both the account and competitive market
Routinely visit customers in the market to make category/plan-o-gram presentations and/or proposals regarding shelf merchandising
Gather product specific and/or shelving information (physical characteristics) at the store level either manually or with space technology software
Miscellaneous duties as assigned
2 - 3 years of industry level experience or an Associate's Degree.
Demonstrate an ability to learn Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, e-mail, database management, and either Prospace, Apollo, or Spaceman.
Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, printer, fax machine, telephone and copy machine.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.