Acosta Sales & Marketing Natural Specialty Sales – Business Manager Assistant in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Assist the Sales Department in Sales Support functions and have a fundamental understanding of the sales process as well as Acosta's enterprise software packages (SHARP, I-Qubed, Infolink, etc.).
Assist the Business Managers fulfill responsibilities for client proprietary sales planners and tracking systems.
Update specific client reports such as distribution tracking, pricing reports, new item tracking, and special business initiative tracking.
Work with the category development department in preparing post promotion analysis for specific manufacturers.
Under direction of Business Manager will coordinate activities to meet administrative requirements of the client.
Assist Business Manager in preparing for sales meetings, customer appointments, and principal meetings.
Assist Business Manager in managing Market Development Funds according to manufacturers' requirements.
Assist Business Manager in managing Customer Service and Claims alerts in the SHARP system.
Involved in the implementation of the Event Scheduler technology to generate customer contracts.
Assist Business Manager in maintaining all relevant product data (APL, New Item Entry, Pricing, Client and Customer Data).
High school diploma or GED required. Some college preferred.
A minimum of three (3) years of prior experience with data entry, preferably with a food broker, required.
Must have prior experience utilizing MS Word and e-mail programs.
Must possess excellent organizational skills and have a proven track record of meeting deadlines.
Must demonstrate good problem solving ability and initiative in finding workable solutions to complex problems affecting multiple users of shared data.
Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
Must be able to operate a computer, calculator, printer, fax machine, telephone, copy machine and postage meter.
Must have access to the internet and an available email address.
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Job ID 2018-151283
Work City Marlborough
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Zip 01752
Starting average hours per week 37.5 +
Category Field Jobs