Acosta Sales & Marketing Space Planning Analyst (JDA) in Fletcher, North Carolina
Manages all activities involved in space management and section merchandising for the assigned categories for the assigned market(s) or customer team.
Recruit, train, supervise, monitor and evaluate direct reports to include completion of Performance Agreements.
Establish and maintain a partnership with Business Managers & Retail Managers with regards to space management related issues.
Establish and maintain a partnership with customers with regards to space management related issues that impact Acosta's clients.
Oversee the preparation of space management related presentation-ready materials needed to complete category reviews to include charts, graphs, velocity reports, financial information and plan-o-gram layouts.
Work with clients to establish customer specific shelving objectives to be accomplished in agreed upon time frames.
Establish and maintain a library of successes for each client as pertaining to space management, to be used in annual business reviews with our clients and customers.
Demonstrate the ability to represent the space management function in new principal interviews by being able to present and communicate the value of space management to the overall sales process.
Utilize and understand IRI and ACNielsen syndicated scanning data used to generate the information necessary for space management systems.
Coordinate all space management activities with the Regional Space Tech Manager & the Divisional Marketing Manager.
Maintain ongoing contact with the Category Managers and/or department heads at all key customers in the market or within the customer team; assist them in their space management process.
Routinely visit customers with Business Managers. Assist in conducting store audits to view merchandising and inventory requirements in assigned categories.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry level work experience with 3-5 years experience utilizing space management software.
Must have prior work experience in data analysis and space management systems and demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the technology required to operate and maintain such systems.
Must have a high degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, e-mail, database management, and 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.
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Work State US-NC-Fletcher
Job ID 2019-166760
Work City Fletcher
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Zip 28732
Category Corporate Jobs