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Category Coordinator

Job: #2020-68849
Store Number: 8311
Store: Southeastern Grocers
Category: Store Support / Corporate
Position Type: Merchandising
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Address: 8928 PROMINENCE PARKWAY BUILDING 200Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Category Coordinator



Job Purpose

The Category Coordinator is responsible for maintaining pricing and data integrity components in the company’s procurement systems in a timely and accurate manner, and will assist with the accurate flow of data throughout the host systems. This position will ensure the quality of the data entered and successful transmission to the stores and other information systems, ensuring that our customers have the right product at the correct price. He/She will coordinate promotional activities within the category to ensure timely execution of company objectives. This role will attend and support vendor meetings as needed.




Essential Responsibilities


% Of Time

Item Set-up/Maintenance/Data Entry & Validation

Input all promotional information into the sales plan management system and ensure its integrity. Validate all data within the category across multiple systems. Generate sign and tag materials to support daily functions and promotional activities. Proof all ads, tags and signs weekly.


Promotion Execution

Support the category’s promotional strategies by collaborating with other category teams and departments to ensure all tasks are completed. Coordinate various project timelines in order to meet implementation goals.


Store Problem Resolution

Monitor UPC scanning email folder for store level system issues related to item authorization, markdown needs and customer requests. Review and coordinate responses to ad alerts as problems arise with promotional offers.  Works with stores and support teams to problem solve on a daily basis.  Trouble shoot issues with vendors as needed.


Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Required Education

Course of Study

High School / GED

General Studies

Preferred Education

Course of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Business Adminstration

Relevant Experience

Supervisory Experience

0 -3 yrs minimum

No Supervisory Experience

Language(s) Required

Language(s) Preferred


English & Spanish

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

• Demonstrated strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (specifically Excel)

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey detailed information to a diverse population

• Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Preferred

• Proven category experience in a retail environment.

• Bachelor's degree in Business or related field.


Environmental Factors



Environmental Factors

Pharmacy: Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand or walk on tile or concrete, utilize manual dexterity, talk, see, hear, smell and perform repetitive movements with both hands. The employee is occasionally required to reach at waist level or overhead. The employee is occasionally required to sit, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and climb up to 4 ft. Working Conditions: While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee will be working in indoors. Safety Risk Factors: The employee is frequently required to twist back and/or neck, walk on a slippery or cluttered floor surface, work with hazardous equipment and be exposed to sharp objects. The employee is occasionally required to be exposed to loud noise, skin irritants, nuisance dust, fumes and sprays, hazardous cleaning solutions and other toxins Overall Required Equipment: a personal computer, telephone, printer, copy machine, fax machine and other general office supplies and equipment. Preferred Equipment: Shopping carts, unicarts, case cutters, bagging supplies and cleaning supplies and equipment. Pulling Requirement: 100 lbs. Lifting Requirement: 30 lbs.


Travel Requirements

Travel Percent