Merritt Staffing

Sales Planning Manager

White Plains, New York
$45,000 / year plus $2,000 annual bonus
Sep 26, 2016
Oct 27, 2016
Employer Type
Employment Type
Full Time

Fabulous opportunity to join the US headquarters of global consumer product company. Small team environment seeking candidate with strong analytical skills to support the sales team. Responsibilities include:

Analytical Skills - Nielsen and Retailer POS data:

o   Analyze  large retail customer, Food, Drug Mass both individually and as a whole

o   Create PPT slides of the data for account managers and specific

customer meetings

o   Provide sales with analysis to help sell a product

o   Provide data to marketing/international office

Liaison between sales and other departments:

o Create and distribute planning forms  to operations

0 At times create estimated forecasts.

o   Work with marketing on material needed for accounts (online content,

translations, packaging, etc.)

Sales Support:

o   Work with reps/account managers on what is needed for meetings

§  Data (Nielsen)

§  POS trends

§  Samples 

§  New item setup forms

§  Images

For large retail account:

o   Send out weekly reports

- Analyze data

§  Update images

§  Update copy

§  Work with marketing on utilizing Bazaarvoice, hook logic and webcollage


o   Analyze weekly account data and BRU reports and look for call outs

(low in stock levels, lift of promo, etc.)

o   Provide international office with a monthly screenshot of  large retail accounts

o   Collections analysis

o   Send out monthly sales reports to reps

o   Assist in creating decks for customer appointments

o Assist in preparing quarterly meeting and sales meeting decks

o   Update ³US and CA spec² document monthly


BA/BS degree

1-2 years relevant analytical experience

Strong analytical skills

Ability to work independently

Positive attitude

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Please understand due to the high volume of responses we can only contact those most qualified for the position.
Thank you for applying and we will be happy to contact you if any other appropriate jobs become available