Customer Development Manager Direct Retail Team | Job in Fayetteville, AR. | Advantage Solutions | #2024-431127
Minimum: USD $50,000.00/Yr.
Maximum: USD $55,000.00/Yr.

Customer Development Manager Direct Retail Team

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! The foundation of retail is built on strong relationships and rapport. A Customer Development Manager (CDM) for the Direct Retail Team includes, representing, selling, and merchandising brands at retail grocery outlets within assigned territories. This position is responsible for selling, distributing, merchandising, and executing project work while maintaining strong in-store relationships.

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Paid Time-Off


  • Selling and acting as a brand ambassador
  • Meet or exceed Client and Company objectives by maintaining authorized distribution and the selling and placement of new SKU’s. Professionalism at all levels
  • Maintain schematic standards and integrity through consistent communication with Retail Supervisor and assigned Client personnel
  • Place shelf tags/signs, coupons and build/assemble displays and shippers as the opportunities arise
  • The office work is home-based and will require a motivated self-starter
  • The CDM is responsible for all aspects of Client sales
  • In some cases, the CDM is responsible for selling to sub-banners within wholesalers


  • Minimum of High School diploma – 4yr college degree preferred
  • The CDM must be able to make on the spot decisions
  • Grocery experience is essential and required
  • Grocery CPG sales experience is preferred
  • Previous merchandising experience is a plus
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change course dependent upon changes in projects or business environment and able to multi-task with accuracy with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
  • Must have the ability to communicate with Store Management, Store Directors, and headquarter leadership

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of syndicated data helpful
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • PC skills-This includes an understanding of spreadsheets (Excel), word processing (MS Word)
  • Presentation software (PowerPoint) helpful, but not required
  • 1-3 yrs. work experience in applicable field, (i.e., sales and marketing agency, customer, client)
  • Proven track record in sales helpful

Job Will Remain Open Until Filled

Customer Development Manager Direct Retail Team

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