Assortment Planning Rep
The role of the Assortment Planning Rep is to assist with the planogramming and shelf level assortments for an assigned group of accounts or trade classes. This position will involve many work activities including, but not limited to: planogram creation utilizing Spaceman software, account POS and Nielsen data, creating product assortment sets to comply with account reset cycles and client promotional cycles, creating various proposals and submissions to support the sales process, creating and maintaining a variety of title lists (seasonal, genre, drafting) for account and 3rd party merchandisers. The goal of this position is to drive new distribution of existing products, ensure timely placement of New Release product to maximize revenue and profitability for the account.
Essential Duties & Responsibility
Other duties may be assigned.
· Assists with the development of plan-o-grams for US and Canada Distribution Accounts
· Develops plan-o-grams utilizing Spaceman Software system
· Develops various title lists based off account requests
· Keep current of industry trends
· Assists Client's Field Reps with the development of ASAPs (Account Specific Additional Promotion)
· Assists Client's Field Reps with product selection for customers focusing on catalog and rebate opportunities
· Utilizes market and Nielsen data to determining best product mix for US Distribution customers
· Coordinates plan-o-gram change out 3-4 times per year with weekly plan-o-gram updates
· Regular attendance, punctuality and adherence to agreed-upon schedule of availability are conditions of employment and essential function of this position.
This job has no supervisory or leadership responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Displays a high level of confidence, enthusiasm and a positive attitude with the desire to succeed and exceed customer expectations.
Has a passion to serve others.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish rapport, builds relationships and loyalty with external and internal customers and coworkers,
and remains tactful when communicating negative information.
Strong presentation skills.
Demonstrate an ability to display patience, empathy, and strong listening skills while ensuring customer needs are fulfilled in a timely and satisfactory fashion.
Highly self-motivated with the ability to prioritize complex, diversified responsibilities, multi task effectively and execute tasks with minimum supervision.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Ability to remain focused and productive with tasks that may be repetitive.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Solid analytical, logical decision making and troubleshooting skills with the ability to problem solve in a timely and effective manner.
Exercises good judgment.
Takes ownership of issues or questions and will escalate problems to the appropriate person and follow up accordingly to the customer.
Knows when to involve supervisors.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality by handling sensitive and private client and customer information in accordance to Alta Resources and Client's policies and regulatory requirements.
Embraces change and is flexible to the needs of the business and team.
Proven ability to meet deadlines and key metrics, work independently, as a team player, and drive results in a fast paced, team based environment.
Must be willing to assist teammates and build strong relationships to achieve company and department goals.
Ability to accept and apply coaching and feedback from leadership.
Proven track record of reliability and a strong work ethic is a must.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School degree or equivalent (GED, HSED) required; Bachelor's or Associates degree preferred.
Two years sales or analytical experience required.
Advanced Excel skills required.
TECHNOLOGY SKILL BASE
This position requires a working knowledge of computer technology that includes: Intermediate Word, PowerPoint, and Advanced Excel skills. Individuals must possess the ability to learn and understand new software and other technology applications as introduced by the Client and Alta Resources.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete
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- Pay Type Hourly
- Neenah, WI, 120 N Commercial St, Neenah, Wisconsin, United States of America