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Field Training Merchandiser

Company: Acosta, Inc.
Location: Hicksville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


The Retail Training Merchandiser provides training and retail execution support to the syndicated team. Work with managers, associates, and training facilitators to coordinate the time and location of training. Input, update, and track courses and attendees. May coordinate travel arrangements and disseminate training materials.

This Field training will consist of several retail sales training programs created internally to improve sales effectiveness. Associate training may be conducted on site at a customer, internally at Acosta site locations nationwide or on Acosta training platforms.


The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:People Minded - Must show dignity and respect to all peopleIntegrity - Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behaviorResults Oriented - Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeedTrust - Must be honest, sincere and confidentTeamwork - Must build trusting relationshipsInnovation - 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Schedule in-store training in locations across assigned geography, as well as virtually led training.
  • Train RSM's in retail and sales initiatives (new product introductions, contests, 30-day speed-to-shelf, etc.) as assigned.
  • Execute retail coverage plans to ensure merchandising coverage goals are met specifically against billable clients.
  • Train RSM's on the use of retail tools and transmission of data.
  • Manage inbound communications including stakeholder concerns and compliments
  • Assist with Executing merchandising events in open territories.
  • Work with operations team and learning and development to verify in field learning with appropriate courses insuring they are appropriate based on the latest requirements.
  • Perform Special projects as assigned by Manager.
  • Consult with Corporate HR Learning & Development Team on new and updates to existing training program
  • Other duties as assigned


Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Associate Degree
  • Some College

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years' experience in a training administrative support role, preferably within the Retail or CPG Industry.
  • 2 years' experience in executing retail initiatives at store level.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a team administrative support role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Experience working with virtual meeting and training platforms, such as WebEx, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, JoinMe, etc
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to comfortable interact with the public.
  • Recent experience in a fast-paced, multinational CPG or Retailer.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and SharePoint are desired.
  • Detailed planning, time management and organizational skills are required
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have strong people skills, good organization and planning skills, and ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Some travel required

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions.

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Canada: http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-ca/

Keywords: Acosta, Inc., Hicksville , Field Training Merchandiser, Other , Hicksville, New York

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