Acosta Sales & Marketing Field Category Specialist - Bakery in Dallas, Texas


We are a company of exceptional people who work with major consumer brands (CPG). Our Field Category Specialists take pride our clients and customers and work diligently to achieve maximum sales and profits by reducing shrink and increasing market share of the brands we represent. Field Category Specialistswill partner with club managers, associates and clients to support compliance with expectations and standards while executing merchandising guidelines and business plans.

Qualified candidates must have experience in meat, Food Service (service deli /club café), produce and/or bakery categories. In addition, we are seeking self-motivated, passionate professionals who have the following experience profile:


  • Travel to clubs within assigned territory to ensure success and profitability of assigned category

  • Create and deploy training for club managers and associates to identify deficiencies and partner with them to ensure timely action to improve deficiencies

  • Execute food safety audits to ensure safe handling of product

  • Maintain program manuals and merchandising tools for assigned category

  • Continually identify and communicate improvement opportunities to optimize performance

  • Communicate clients' priorities to club associates and ensure objectives are met

  • Provide feedback on the effectiveness of our clients' strategies, selling programs, and initiatives

  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3+ years of experience of retail related tomeat, service deli /club café, produce and/or bakery categories

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Ability to work independently and autonomously

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, have consistent follow-through and be organized

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must be willing to travel up to 75%

  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours, including weekends

  • 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

  • Certification in Food Safety preferred

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2016-115430

Work City Dallas

PCN Sourcing

Work State US - TX

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 75201

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +