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About Our Company
Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.
Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
As a Retail Sales Counselor, you will be responsible for counseling, advising, and otherwise assisting retail store owners and managers, on how best and most profitably, to operate a retail supermarket. You will also be effectively engaging the various services and programs of the company and by the application of his/her own experienced judgment; you will be the first point of contact with the retailer and owns the relationship.
Create, nurture, and maintain a positive climate between retailers and the company and between each retailer and the Retail Counselor.
Accumulate and organize relevant economic and operating data which will enable the retailer's in conjunction with the company, to plan, organize, and manage the retailer's operations, in the most effective manner possible.
Accumulate and assemble internal facts, which are relevant to the management of each retail store. Such facts generally include: sales / market share / customer count /productivity measurements / transaction data / distributions / margins / expense controls / profits / gross & net / R.O.I. / cash flow / competitive situation / shrink / marketing / and advertising.
Analyze and organize data into usable form. Coordinate as necessary, with relevant retail support services, such as store development, marketing, financial services, real estate, etc.
Initiate and/or continue to support and administer, short and long range plans aimed at perpetuating retail viability, by developing "A plan for every store".
Set goals and determine specific objectives for operational improvements, promotional activities, and physical store development.
In his/her short-term retail planning, the Retail Counselor will focus primarily on operational, promotional and GSC sales program issues.
Long term planning is to concentrate principally on upgrading of the physical facility. This is to include remodeling, expansion, and or relocation. Major projects will be coordinated with company support services.
Recommend solutions to retailers and assist them in selecting and implementing the best course of action
Annually develop budgets for assigned territory.
Travel Required: Yes
1st Shift (United States of America)
GSC Wholesale LLC