Acosta USA (Florida)

Retail Coverage Specialist - PT

Work State US-MA-Fitchburg
Job ID
Work City
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Work Zip
Starting average hours per week
37.5 +


45% of time on weekends

Day Shift

Multiple locations may require evening work

Hourly Rates + Mileage Reimbursement


The Combined TRAC/Cooler primarily provides retail sales merchandising coverage, and performs work in free standing single-serve coolers in other areas of the store and also scans shelf tags and product, via handheld scanners, collecting store level information for an assigned retail territory. The incumbent may be required to perform TRAC audit work and coverage of retail special projects as needed.  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.


  • Scan shelf tags, via handheld scanners collecting accurate store level information for an assigned territory.
  • Transmitting data collected daily via the internet based on the requirements of the collection device and occasionally downloading and printing forms.
  • Perform special projects; communicate customer needs and objectives as assigned by the Unit and/or Sales Manager.
  • Organize daily tasks based on store assignment.
  • Will be required to rotate work schedule of stores and days that the job will be performed each week. All locations require some evening work.
  • Weekend work required.  Must work at least one day every weekend (Saturday or Sunday)
  • Comply with travel and mileage standards established by Retail Data Collection
  • Submit expense for reimbursement as established by Acosta standards.
  • Maintain full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts.
  • Rotate stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.
  • Perform such duties as checking date codes, ensuring adherence to approved modular/plan-o-grams.
  • Understands the ordering and pick procedures for retailer.
  • Must be willing to learn about the basics of cooler operation.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with store management and personnel.
  • Represent Acosta in a professional manner and follow company dress code
  • Maintains confidence of clients information
  • Meets objectives and goals in a timely manner
  • Communicates to Unit Manager in a timely manner, reporting store level observations related to client product.
  • On-going training per project needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Retail Experience Helpful
  • Strong demonstration of the following core competencies: Quality Commitment, Detail Oriented, Customer Service and Communication Skills.
  • Must be comfortable utilizing technology (i.e. Smart Phones and handheld devices).
  • Must be able to lift 30+ pounds.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, be able to drive a car and have an operational vehicle.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and have access to high speed internet.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.  Also, must be able to bend to low levels in order to reach product on low shelves.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
  • May be asked to work in cold / refrigerated conditions.
  • Must be able to work weekdays and weekends with some evening work.
  • Must be driven to take the initiative to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Must be timely and responsible.
  • Must be flexible and willing to learn new things to accommodate the changing needs of the business.
  • Must have the functional and technical knowledge to do the job.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read documented instructions.
  • Able to type and clearly communicate verbally and in written format.
  • Must use time effectively and efficiently.
  • This position requires that you drive on behalf of Acosta Sales & Marketing, and as such, any DUI/DWI conviction in the past 36 months will be an immediate disqualifier for this position.


Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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