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Retail Business Advisor

Retail Business Advisor

  • Location United States - Washington - Anacortes, United States - Washington - Blaine, United States - Washington - Bothell, United States - Washington - Edmonds, United States - Washington - Ferndale, United States - Washington - Mt. Vernon, United States - Washington - Seattle
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Retail Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131967BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Grade HResponsible for managing and coordinating the activities of territories/sites to drive growth, volume and margin targets in retail operations, maximising overall productivity, and managing business issues, building customer relationships and ensuring compliance with the relevant HSSE and operating standards.

About the Role:

The Retail Business Advisor (RBA) role provides convenience retail Advising to ARCO ampm Multi-Site Commission Operators (MSCO) in an assigned geographic area. We are looking for an RBA to cover the Seattle area up to the Canadian Border. Responsibilities including advising and assisting with Merchandising, Business/Financial, and Operational Performance to improve total site profitability!

The Retail Business Advisor is a key role for the delivery of the ampm offer through a well-defined business advising relationship centered on the best retail business practices and serves as the go-to person for all marketing and operations field support.

Additionally, the Retail Business Advisor will work closely with the MSCO to deliver accurate and timely site level accounting and banking information through the at site systems. The advising is done with face to face at site visits, monthly performance reviews and bi-monthly promotion meetings. The expectation is role will be in their markets 80% of their time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a single point of contact for marketing and Operations support; own MSCO relationship; manage customer demands; influence and negotiate with MSCO Management to achieve desired outcome and execution for the business
  • Provide business consulting on convenience retail solutions to the MSCO to improve growth and profitability: understand and advise on business gaps and improvement plans; ensure MSCO understand and deliver against contractual responsibilities
  • Provide MSCO with upfront support for opening new ampm stores by liaising with construction, service providers, establish contacts with vendors, and provide store layouts, planograms, prices & site systems set up
  • Evaluate and consult on Category Management & General Merchandising practices and execution to provide for a consistent and improved customer experience leading to top and bottom-line growth
  • Provide MSCO with support and guidance on site systems and program execution

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum 5 years relevant business experience in marketing, retail, and/or sales.
  • Excellent sales, influencing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills, with proven ability to lead, mentor, develop and empower to deliver outstanding performance.
  • Resourceful application of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Sound business planning and financial understanding with the proven track record of interpreting and analyzing financial information from performance reports and financial statements.
  • Experience in operating Company Owned Company Operated retail locations is a plus but not required.

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