Supervalu Inc Fresh Sales Consultant - Fargo ND - 90652 in Fargo, North Dakota
DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:Job Overview: The Fresh Sales Consultant contacts and works as the liaison between SUPERVALU and identified customers to guide them on purchases, advise them of pricing, product knowledge, and market conditions, and sell merchandising events. This individual manages customer relationships to ensure successful departmental operations while identifying customer needs, interests, and concerns along with plans to address them. They also identify opportunities and provide solutions by selling profitable wholesale services and merchandising programs to achieve targeted territory goals. Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities: * Serve as a liaison between wholesale services and assigned customers. Develop and sustain strong working relationships and presence as a valued consultant with assigned retail owners and department managers. * Monitor progress and ensure product, program, and other expected outcomes are achieved by regularly visiting retail owners and department managers. * Meet sales objectives through customer relations and effective merchandising and sales solutions. * Provide assigned accounts with operational and tactical support to achieve sales goals. * Identify purchase concentrations and product along with service opportunities for each store/account. Develop plans and monitor progress to capitalize on opportunities. * Work with retailers, logistics, and merchandising to achieve operational expense goals, and facilitate efficient delivery while leveraging technology to reduce costs. * Understand the specific markets in which retailers compete, and adapt programs and plans to the marketplace to ensure retailer success. * Assist with seasonal planning, book seasonal orders, prepare ads, and perform other tasks as necessary to support retailers.A GREAT PLACE TO GROW! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status. SUPERVALU is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.