Acosta Merchandiser, Field Training in Chicago, Illinois
The Retail Training Merchandiser provides training and retail execution support to the syndicated team. Work with managers, associates, and training facilitators to coordinate the time and location of training. Input, update, and track courses and attendees. May coordinate travel arrangements and disseminate training materials.
This Field training will consist of several retail sales training programs created internally to improve sales effectiveness. Associate training may be conducted on site at a customer, internally at Acosta site locations nationwide or on Acosta training platforms.
The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:
People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people
Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior
Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed
Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident
Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships
Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision
B alance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.
Schedule in-store training in locations across assigned geography, as well as virtually led training.
Train RSM’s in retail and sales initiatives (new product introductions, contests, 30-day speed-to-shelf, etc.) as assigned.
Execute retail coverage plans to ensure merchandising coverage goals are met specifically against billable clients.
Train RSM’s on the use of retail tools and transmission of data.
Manage inbound communications including stakeholder concerns and compliments
Assist with Executing merchandising events in open territories.
Work with operations team and learning and development to verify in field learning with appropriate courses insuring they are appropriate based on the latest requirements.
Perform Special projects as assigned by Manager.
Consult with Corporate HR Learning & Development Team on new and updates to existing training program
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma/GED
Work Experience Requirements:
2 years’ experience in a training administrative support role, preferably within the Retail or CPG Industry.
2 years’ experience in executing retail initiatives at store level.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a team administrative support role.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
Experience working with virtual meeting and training platforms, such as WebEx, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, JoinMe, etc
Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to comfortable interact with the public.
Recent experience in a fast-paced, multinational CPG or Retailer.
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and SharePoint are desired.
Detailed planning, time management and organizational skills are required
Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Must have strong people skills, good organization and planning skills, and ability to multi-task effectively.
Some travel required
Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Work State US-IL-Chicago
Job ID 2021-195741
Work City Chicago
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Work Zip 60620
Starting average hours per week 20-24
Category Field Jobs