Acosta Retail Market Manager in LANSING, Michigan
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Retail Market Manager
Location: LANSING, Michigan, 48911
Ref #: M38197
Employment Duration: Full-time
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program
Description and Requirements
The Retail Market Manager is responsible for effectively managing and training Retail Merchandisers in an assigned geography. Retail Market Managers will deliver strategic direction and vision on a day-to-day basis to Retail Merchandisers to maximize sales opportunities for our clients.
Effectively train and develop a team of Retail Merchandisers to ensure there is a direct line of sight to the overall objectives of in-store execution required by our clients/retailers. Areas of focus include: New item execution expectations, clients’ shelving and sales objectives, and merchandising objectives.
Ensure quality execution by auditing work, providing feedback, and coaching teams to strengthen performance.
Lead by example by developing and maintaining consistent communication and rapport with retailers and clients.
Utilize systems and tools to maximize efficiency in scheduling and managing the retail selling team.
Develop teams to understand how to identify best practices and opportunities in store to support client sales.
Collaborate with Manager and other internal or external teams to effectively communicate and deliver key initiatives to clients and retailers.
Serves as subject matter expert on retail systems and utilizes Learning Management Systems and other methods to train associates on how to maximize use of technology in store.
Exhibits strong skills in business relationships, analysis, accountability, recruiting, time management and leadership.
Performs special assignments and field work as requested.
- Ability to see the big picture; ability to see relationships between diverse systems, organizations, or environments; ability to develop action plans from a range of viewpoints
- Conveys ideas clearly and succinctly; tailor messages to the audience, delivering the information in a manner that is accurate and compelling
Managing Performance & Developing Talent
- Promotes continuous learning; gives and seeks open and authentic feedback; engages others and encourages high performance; uses coaching and mentoring skills to develop and support employee growth
- Demonstrates expertise in using retail systems and tools to maximize the effectiveness and efficiencies in the job
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Prior broker, retail and set responsibility strongly preferred
Supervisory experience is required
Expertise in Microsoft software: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
Strong interpersonal, organizational and sales skills
Ability to make presentations to a variety of audiences and respond to questions
Equal Opportunity Employer (Disabled, Veteran) | Under applicable requirements, such as the San Francisco FCO and the Los Angeles FCHIO, we consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records or criminal histories | E-Verify Employer