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.
- 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
- 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
- 2 years consumer products retail related experience.
- In-store field support experience is preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Produce/store related experience
- 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
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Chiquita Fresh North America
Company Website: www.chiquita.com
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