Regional Produce Retail Sales Coordinator
Federated Co-operatives Limited
Edmonton, AB
Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is hiring a Regional Produce Retail Sales Coordinator on a permanent basis at our office in Edmonton, Alberta.

Who we are:
As a co-operative, we do business differently. We believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, excellence and responsibility and driven by our vision of building sustainable communities together. To learn more about who we are, visit www.fcl.crs.

What you’ll do:
You will assist the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) retails in improving produce operational results through retail visitations and recommendations outlined in written reports and scorecards. This includes providing produce expertise in the areas of innovation, merchandising standards, image, profitability, technical expertise to retail employees and managers, program development, flawless execution and the delivery of an exceptional customer experience. Annual travel of 65% is required.

You will enhance produce profitability in CRS retails by identifying opportunities to improve sales, gross margins, expenses, productivity, reduce shrink and to ensure product offering is meeting customer needs and expectations as outlined in the food strategy and action plan.
You will provide instruction to retail department managers in produce merchandising through hands on demonstrations. You will assist and support retail department managers in execution of produce merchandising standards, improved sales, margin enhancement, and marketing programs.
You will analyze produce operational results through retail visitations, scorecards and written reports. Document opportunities and deficiencies on sales, margins, expense control, department efficiency, inventory controls, merchandising and marketing standards, security and government regulations. Recommend corrective actions based on this analysis, taking into account the demographics and economics of the location.

Why it matters:
We help local Co-ops grow and thrive by offering a range of professional services, including marketing, market research, information technology, human resources, accounting, risk management and business development.

Who you are:
You are looking for a career in Sales & Marketing and:
You have a Bachelor’s Degree.
You have a minimum of 6-9 years of relevant and progressive experience (a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered).
You’re familiar with Microsoft Office Programs. Food Safety Certification, and experience with Category Analyzer and/or Toolbox Category Management software is an asset.
You’re honest and trustworthy, are results oriented and strive to be the best in what you do.
You believe in collaboration, building relationships and value the perspectives of others.
Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, short-term incentives, a comprehensive benefits package and an employer-contributed pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop, and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

FCL embraces diversity and inclusion and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows every person to bring their whole self to work

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply by November 22, 2019.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Please note you may be required to undergo a background and substance test in accordance with FCL policies.