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SUPERVALU INC.

Market Centre Sales Consultant - Bellingham WA

SUPERVALU INC. - Seattle, WA

Market Centre Sales Consultant - Bellingham WA','95397','Dec 5, 2017','Washington-SEATTLE','','!*!Job Overview:  

The Account Executive manages an account base in an assigned territory of

small to mid-sized chains with knowledge of the complexity of retail sales for

Market Centre specializing in natural foods.  Selling and providing merchandising support

for the retailers is the core responsibility of this position with the focus to

grow sales and promote company products, programs, and services. The position works

closely with Market Centre sales manager and staff, brokers, and manufacturers

with retail account management on developing business opportunities to mutually

grow sales.  

 

Job Responsibilities and

Accountabilities: 

Works

with sales management to support, develop, and stimulate sales.Works

closely with procurement and manufacturers on developing promotional

opportunities and to ensure adequate inventory of new items and promotional

products.Works

on proposed itemization, product mix, and flow of section and/or store.Allocates

proposed shelf space for new item placement and existing products lines to grow

sales.Presents

new items, promotional schedules, merchandising suggestions, and programs.Assists

in marketing and merchandising when needed to achieve account results and

desires.Works

closely with customers to evaluate specialty-natural food sections.Recommends

schematic changes and develops customer-specific schematics.Keeps

Market Centre management informed of activities to include promotions,

logistics, pricing, and all related flow of information.Obtains

feedback from retail members/customers on products, promotions, and services.  Works with accounts to resolve issues and

provide support for products or services.

 

Job Requirements:  

Bachelor’s

degree in business, marketing, or related discipline.  In the absence of formal education,

significant and directly-related experience may be substituted.3

years minimum of related natural food sales experience, preferably as an

account representative or sales representative.Good

knowledge of specialty-natural food products and ingredient standards and

industry trends, suppliers, and retailers. Knowledge

of store merchandising practices and standards. Good

working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.Sales

ability demonstrated by a history of achieving and exceeding sales forecasts.Strong

verbal and written communication skills.  Experience

working independently without direct supervision. Valid

driver’s license, proof of auto insurance coverage, and a safe driving record.  Willingness and ability to travel to perform

job duties.

 

Why Work for SUPERVALU?   

As one of the

largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is

dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric

solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of

30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own

high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers,

and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and

industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the

food industry through every stage of your career.

 

A GREAT PLACE TO GROW!

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Market Centre Sales Consultant - Bellingham WA SUPERVALU INC. - Seattle, WA, United States

   

Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
SUPERVALU® is a grocery industry leader, serving customers through more than 3,400 owned, licensed, franchised and affiliated stores across the country. Our roots are in supply chain and wholesale distribution; in subsequent years we’ve grown to include traditional and hard discount grocery retail formats. Today we proudly provide millions of customers with the best products on the shelves: national brands and our high-quality and affordable private label products. Superior service, engrained in our culture, sets us apart from the competition and provides the experience our customers expect.