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Franchise Business Consultant in Alpharetta, GA at Circle K

Date Posted: 6/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Remote
    Alpharetta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/28/2020

Job Description



Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
Our global family of 130,000 people in over 16,000 stores and 25 countries is who makes that possible for our millions of clients worldwide, which is why we are committed to helping them achieve their goals and grow with us. We set ourselves apart by our culture of pride: pride in our people and their development, pride in serving others, what we've built and what we are striving to achieve. No matter where you come from or where you are heading in your career, there is a place for you to grow at Circle K: learn and advance in one of our stores near you or take on a new challenge in our support offices here and around the world. When you grow, we grow - together.


SUMMARY

Provides franchisee consulting on all areas of the operation of franchised Circle K stores within assigned market territory to maximize overall profitability, uphold operational excellence, and brand standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist licensees in maximizing income opportunities by providing marketing/merchandising tools and direction.
  • Ensure licensees maximize discounts, rebates and placement allowances by reviewing compliance with contractual merchandise/display agreements.
  • Ensure financial integrity of licensee by reviewing sales analysis or similar reports with licensee.
  • Ensures stores maintain operating standards for cleanliness by conducting store inspections.
  • Ensures financial viability of licensee by providing guidance relating to operating expenses.
  • Assist licensee in resolving difficulties with vendors by serving as liaison between licensee and vendor.
  • Supports Circle K Franchise development strategies by assisting development in performing site selection analysis and franchisee candidate evaluations.
  • Maintains competitive pricing position by monitoring pricing activity of competition, evaluating trends and market conditions; and recommending retail adjustments.
  • Participates and assists the franchisee with new store openings and site conversions, including floor layout, initial merchandising, vendor communication and support, POP ordering and execution, equipment training.
  • Works with local publisher and established advertising agencies on the development and implementation of Grand Openings and local store marketing programs.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking best practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Ensures compliance with requirements, policies and regulations by enforcing adherence to corporate systems, policies and governmental regulations; advising management on needed actions.
  • Complies with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying and reviewing existing and new laws; auditing and enforcing adherence to requirements; rendering opinions; advising management on needed actions.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, or related field. Other combination of direct work experience and education that meets the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years work experience as franchise business consultant/territory supervisory/key account manager for multi-unit in retail operations, merchandising and/or marketing in the retail business industry of convenience stores, big box, or grocery channel.
  • Experience in reading and understanding P&L's, and other related reports as well as basic understanding of accounting principles.
  • Experience with presenting concepts and ideas to small groups, coupled with good public speaking and interpersonal skills.
  • Field position with field travel approximately 65-70%
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong customer service with problem solving skill and ability to make rational decision and analysis
  • Some overnight travel required. (Approximately 3-4 nights per month)
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving records - position requires driving company assigned vehicle

NOTE:  This Job Description may change periodically as required by business necessity, with or without advanced notice to employees.



Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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