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Purpose: 

 

 

Responsible for Field Sales representation for both UNFI distributed programs as well as certain specialty and non-foods “brokerage” categories and brands purchased by the customer directly. Responsible for analysis of individual stores and groups of stores to support and implement to member stores certain programs as determined by the customer and UNFI Account Management.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Collaborate with UNFI Natural and Specialty Category Management in regard to “Neighborhood Marketing”, including assortment, merchandising, and promotional execution with focus on product knowledge and assortment.
  • Responsible for Plan-o-Gram integrity.
  • Monitors new items for individual stores by utilizing customer systems. Analyzes item movement to recommend changes based on item selling numbers.
  • Maintains competitive retail zones, introducing and suggesting new items as cost increase and for specials.
  • Assists with the presentation of promotional presentations, and sales programs.
  • Responsible for monitoring discontinued items in accordance with customer’s policy.
  • Communicates required data regarding the execution of work and represents the company at store level.
  • Monitors shelf items including tags, product rotation, general shelf conditions.
  • Monitors shelf pricing to ensure pricing is consistent with system pricing.
  • Prepares and provides sales and product analyses to management.
  • Consults with store management on cross merchandising opportunities.
  • Responsible for the effective completion of sales records and reports by ensuring those sales records are accurate.
  • Maintains stock reports to ensure appropriate product levels.
  • Completes miscellaneous inventory and sales reports as assigned.

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

 

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION:

 

High school graduate or equivalent related experience.

Valid driver's license necessary.

Auto insurance levels that meet UNFI requirements.

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

System Implementation preferred.

Minimum three years of related experience.

Previous sales or customer service experience helpful.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE:

 

Knowledge of PC software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Strong knowledge of UNFI distributed programs and product facts.

Understanding of professional sales procedures and customer service.

 

 

SKILLS / ABILITIES:

 

Good public relations skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Well organized, attention to detail, and able to meet deadlines.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate promotional activities and/or special events.

Able to use computer and related software.

Frequent local travel.

 

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all.  M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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