Acosta USA (Florida)

Merchandiser, Retail Coverage

Work State US-MA-Sudbury
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Regular Part-Time
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The Retail Coverage Merchandiser primarily provides retail sales merchandising coverage and coverage of retail special projects for an assigned retail territory.  They are responsible for representing ACOSTA and our principals through store coverage and executing objectives as set forth by their Manager to achieve superior in-store results in an assigned territory.

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following ACOSTA values:

• People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people
• Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior
• Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed
• Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident
• Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships
• Innovation – 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



  1. As established by management, deliver retail sales merchandising goals across all principals in assigned territories.
  2. Meets client expectations regarding retail sales coverage and productivity in assigned territory.
  3. Assists supervisors on retail initiatives (new product introductions, contests, etc.) as assigned.
  4. As established by management, enters and transmits data in a timely manner.
  5. Executes retail territory coverage plan to ensure merchandising coverage goals are met.
  6. Executes personal Performance Agreement.
  7. Executes merchandising events in assigned territory.
  8. Follows Company policy in execution of work.
  9. Performs special projects as assigned by Manager.
  10. Maintains full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts per plan-o-gram.
  11. Rotates stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.
  12. Performs such duties as checking date codes, ensuring adherence to approved plan-o-gram.
  13. Reports observations to Unit manager regarding outdated product, unbalanced stock, out-of-stock situations and point of purchase requirements.
  14. Other duties as assigned


Minimum Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED


Experience Requirement:

  • Strong demonstration of the following core competencies: Quality Commitment, Detail Oriented; Customer Service, and
  • Communication Skills
  • Must be comfortable utilizing Technology


Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to drive a car for extended periods of time.
  • Must be available for occasional weekend work (Demos and Food Shows).  Must be able to work nights and holidays. (Night and holiday work will be pre-defined by position).
  • Must be willing and able to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores).
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others.  Must have good vision and be able to operate a calculator, fax machine, telephone, copier, hand truck, hammer, and screwdriver and case cutter.
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.


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