Job Description The Retail Specialist is responsible for in-store support of a designated geographic territory for Chiquita products at specified customers. In this role, you will support product display, store marketing efforts, space-to-sales, best practice integration, etc. and manage in-store resources/ results. This individual identifies/develops necessary training needs for customer in-store staff and is interactive with divisional and store produce management.
Primary Responsibilities: *Operational Execution - Direction and inspection of store retail execution - Works with sales and supply chain team to determine monthly retail priorities - Communicates priorities to customer - Conducts store audits to monitor and improve retail conditions - Manages scorecard performance utilizing data from multiple sources and conducts performance updates internally and externally - Develops process for maximizing Chiquita resources and customer resources to support store specific initiatives
*Analytical - Development and utilization of exception based analytics to measure customer performance, drive sales and improve in-stock conditions - Assist Chiquita Retail Customer Manager with assigned analytical tasks - Monthly Ad tracking, promotional analytic support - Identify and work with Chiquita and customer management team on stores that have compliance issues – create success metrics
*Account Penetration -Develop relationships at multiple levels within the customer produce group as part of the 360 degree penetration strategy
Experience: 2 years consumer products retail related experience. In-store field support experience is preferred.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent produce/store related experience
Skills Required: - Effective oral and written communication skills - Ability to work under time constraints and perform with minimum supervision - Ability to adapt quickly to changes in work priorities - Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask - Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint - Strong attention to detail
Chiquita Fresh North America
Company Website: www.chiquita.com
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