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Acosta Sales & Marketing Schematic Planner (part-time) in Urbandale, Iowa


Part-time (24 hours/week) , to be filled in Urbandale, IA

Are you interested in combining creativity and financial data to design efficient and effective Planograms that will drive sales & category growth?

Then check out what's needed to be a part of this team!

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Essential Functions:

  • Under general supervision, manages the extract of data (syndicated, panel, and others) to be incorporated into reporting tools and templates or provides space management/section merchandising support on assigned categories at assigned customers, to include basic analysis of space to sales at both account and market level.

  • Maintain and update all assigned reports/tools/templates/plan-o-grams for assigned categories and/or sections for assigned customers and ensure the end product is accessible to Acosta team members and/or clients, where permitted.

  • Responsible for accuracy of end results that may require analyzing data for completeness, format and conformity dealing with limited instruction and often directly with syndicated data companies and IT or other vendor sources.

  • Perform user-acceptance-testing for company technology solutions (software, business intelligence, reporting systems, analytical tools, space management tools).

  • Other duties and assignments as outlined by Acosta’s Analytical Services/Category Management/Space Management team leaders.

  • Meeting the physical requirements – listed below

  • Other duties as assigned


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree Perferred

  • Vocational or technical training required

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Up to one-year related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate an intermediate degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Power BI and advanced macros would be a strong asset.

  • Experience with syndicated data and/or space management tools would be an asset.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with others and work effectively within a team.

  • Demonstrates a drive for results, pursuing assigned tasks with energy and a desire to achieve.

  • Able to understand and apply basic math and CPG principles in achievement of assigned work.

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.

Work State US-IA-Urbandale

Job ID 2021-188246

Work City Urbandale

PCN 244372

Position Type Regular Part-Time

Work Zip 50322

Starting average hours per week 20-24

Category Corporate Jobs