Acosta Sales & Marketing Mgr, Market – Sam’s in Maryville, Missouri
The Retail District Manager is responsible for the management and development of a group of Retail Coverage Merchandisers/Lead Merchandisers. They are responsible for representing the company, our clients, and our customers by effectively supervising and managing RCM work. This includes retail store coverage, set coverage, or coverage of special projects, and executing objectives as set forth by the principal, Business Manager, or the Sales Manager to achieve superior in-store results in assigned territories or stores.
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
Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.
Provide effective leadership and management to Retail Coverage Merchandiser/Lead Merchandiser team in assigned geographic area by interviewing and hiring candidates, onboarding and training new associates, managing performance and career development, managing conflict and personnel issues, and providing coaching and support.
Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the company’s business model, Client and Customer details and expectations, and the specific details of the work processes.
Work in-store, minimum of 50%, to ensure an understanding of business and project requirements.
Manage assigned work to completion, on time, and with high quality results. Review project details to verify schedule is accurate and achievable, and supporting documentation is current and correct.
Assign work to the team and ensure that all jobs have the appropriate level of support. Monitor progress and audit work. Answer questions, solve problems, resolve personnel issues, and adjust resources as needed. Ensure the delivery of all materials, supplies and equipment necessary for all work.
Understand and optimize selling effectiveness in assigned territories. Identify training needs, desired system and work process improvements, and maintain effective balance of store set/surge work and retail store coverage.
Partner with store personnel and team to achieve and maintain merchandising excellence, discuss schedules and changes, meet goals and expectations, and build an effective working relationship. Be proactive in alerting management to any unsafe act or condition to prevent injuries.
Ensure company policies are followed by directly managed associates. This includes but is not limited to proper maintenance of all company owned equipment, accurate and timely expense reporting, and activity reporting within company guidelines.
Communicate retail territory responsibilities to the MEI admin team, to ensure accuracy in the reporting systems.
Effectively and accurately use technology including MEI; communicate retail priorities and coverage analyses to maintain an effective feedback and measurement system
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma/GED
Work Experience Requirements:
2 years of relevant work experience
Prior sales agent, retail, customer service or reset responsibility experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, decision making and leadership skills. Must be able to read and communicate effectively with others.
Must be a self-starter, quick learner, has a strong attention to detail, be flexible and agile.
Must be able to work effectively in web-based applications and email, word processing, and spreadsheet applications. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
Must have a valid driver’s license, have dependable transportation and be able to drive in a car for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift and carry individual cases of product, shelving, or displays of up to 60 pounds.
Must be willing and able to work in cold environmental conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores) for limited periods of time.
Must be able to operate a computer, calculator, telephone, paper cutter, copier, hammer, screwdriver, drill, case cutter, hand truck, and pallet jack. Must be able to climb and stand on a step stool or ladder.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Work State US-MO-Maryville
Job ID 2021-193716
Work City Maryville
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Zip 64468
Starting average hours per week 37.5 +
Category Corporate Jobs