24 days old

Retail Execution Specialist

Constellation Brands
Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Job Code
    R-15455

Job Description

Location: Orange County, California

Position Summary

The Retail Execution Specialist inspects and improves retail execution in off-premise key accounts within the greater Orange County territory, ensuring compliance with Constellation Brands Beer Divisions (CBBD) standards. The assigned area of responsibility will be aligned with one or more of CBBDs accounts in a priority DMA. The incumbent ensures execution quality complies with CBBD standards at key accounts, corrects basic execution issues, and actively works with the wholesaler selling CBBD programming to these key accounts.

Responsibilities

Execution inspection

  • Visit and review a rotating sample of key accounts within area of responsibility based on sales goals of Market Development Manager, Key and National Account Managers, and Regional Development Manager.
  • Identify execution issues, e.g. compliance with planograms, mandates, and authorizations, and correct as possible.
  • Communicate execution issues to Market Development Manager and/or Key and National Account Managers; ensure proper follow-up is made and issue is resolved.
  • Share execution best practices to wholesalers through Market Development Manager.
  • Provide market intelligence to his/her Business Unit, continuously improving CBBDs approach to highest quality retail execution.
  • Support wholesaler training and development initiatives for local and regional chain accounts.
  • Identify market specific business development opportunities.

Sales

  • Conduct market surveys in conjunction with key CBBD promotional windows.
  • Work collaboratively with the local wholesaler selling in CBBD key programming and initiatives to retail in the off-premise.

New Products

  • In conjunction with Market Development Manager and Key and National Account Managers, execute new product roll-out plans.
  • Proactively identify challenges that new product introductions face in area of responsibility and make recommendations to Market Development Manager.

Supply Chain

  • Identify code date/aging inventory problems and make recommendations to Market Development Manager on appropriate course of action.

Perform additional duties and responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree or equivalent job experience is required, ideally with emphasis on Sales and Marketing.
  • Proven track record in building good relationships with customers as well as internal associates.
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative to gather and use customer feedback to identify both needs and opportunities.
  • Computer literate with the ability to use software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of business information tools such as Cognos 7/8 and Retail Vision software.
  • Available to travel away from home a minimum of 20% of his/her working time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • No Retail Sales experience required, but two years professional experience and/or familiarity with consumer packaged goods (CPG) or beverage industries is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative to gather and use customer feedback to identify both needs and opportunities.
  • Demonstrated diligence and ability to follow through on all commitments (internal and external stakeholders).
  • Demonstrated strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve performance goals with a minimum of direction.
  • Strong math skills with ability to understand wholesaler margin, retailer cost of goods calculation and market discount structures.
  • Bilingual

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Work Environment:
    • Must be able to stand, walk, sit
    • Must be able to move up to 55 lbs
    • Use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms
    • Climb or balance stairs/ladders
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear
    • Must have close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
    • Must have a valid drivers license, be able to drive a car and travel via plane/train as needed
  • Must be at least 21 years or age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Location

Santa Ana, California

Additional Locations

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Sales

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).







Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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