Job Title: National Inventory Specialist
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage, Natural/Organic Home Care
Job Categories: Account Executive
Purchasing / Sourcing

 Contact Information
Company Name: Presence Marketing
  Address: 12 Executive Court
South Barrington, IL 60010
United States
  Company Phone: 8472779500
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The Position: National Inventory Specialist

National Inventory Specialist | Providence, RI


DEPARTMENT: Distributor Relations

REPORTS TO: Director of Distributor Relations, Pete Psaledas

JOB#: 1155


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The National Inventory Specialist is the link between our Manufacturers, UNFI and Whole Foods Market Global for Presence Marketing/Dynamic Presence.  This is a dynamic position that will be onsite at UNFI, requiring the ability to focus on ongoing goals, objectives and management of the details associated with day to day business development at Whole Foods Market Global and other key accounts for the Natural Grocery and NBC divisions.



Work with Whole Foods Market Account Executives and UNFI to monitor inventory for promotions, holiday and new item launches.

  • Develop, implement and maintain monthly reporting tools to be utilized with our Account Executives and manufacturers that summarize accomplishments, targets and opportunities.
  • Develop reporting tools to analyze movement, lift, placement, and voids; work with Whole Foods Market Global Account Executive to manage, monitor and maximize implementation of placement, plus-outs and promotions.
  • Coordinate efforts and communications with the Account Executive teams to ensure all information and analytical requirements are being met.
  • Track and maintain various pricing and new item trackers; including WFM Compliance tracker.
  • Work closely with UNFI to get freight quotes by warehouse for our brands.
  • Coordinate and work with administrative staff, brand/sales managers and distributor account executives on new and existing product information, promotions, etc., as needed.
  • Other projects/tasks as defined by our Whole Foods Markey Account Executive team in Austin, TX.



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to our business, industry, and/or market changes.


  • 5+ years of natural foods industry experience, preferably with distributor experience or prior analytic/schematic experience
  • College Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred or extensive prior experience
  • Dependable, extroverted, diplomatic person, able to problem-solve successfully with a wide variety of people and issues
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment with many fluctuating tasks and a “can do/do whatever it takes to get the job done” attitude
  • A high level of motivation with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently while being a strong team player
  • Ability to manage time and deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word; PowerPoint and Internet literacy and Microsoft Excel pivot tables
  • Discretion when working with confidential information
  • Knowledge of natural products/brands and retail landscape necessary
  • Current relationships with chains and distributors helpful
  • Ability to lift 10lbs




This is an office-based position at UNFI Headquarters in Providence, RI which will require working at a desk in an office/cubicle environment.



Presence Marketing/Dynamic Presence is an independently owned natural food broker that was born 25 years ago from a desire to work in a dynamic and environmentally conscious industry. Because of our awareness of the necessity to take better care of the planet and ourselves, it is our mission to join and support, through open and communicative partnership, those companies who share this goal.
Presence Marketing/Dynamic Presence is poised to compete in today’s rapidly growing market. Over the years we have successfully built sales and partnerships within the natural and conventional grocery channels. Our many years of experience in the industry, coupled with our high energy, strong standards and vision, allows us to help you build and maintain a strong market position through a myriad of retail, wholesale and manufacturer services.
We are highly selective about the products we represent, dedicated to the principles of the natural products industry and committed to sustainable business.

Job Location: Providence, RI
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 5-7 years

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