Category Coordinator

Southeastern Grocers

Job Description

Southeastern Grocers is committed to a culture of belonging and fostering an inclusive environment where we celebrate differences. As a great place to work, we empower everyone to be their full, authentic selves. Read our Belonging, Inclusion and Diversity Statement here.


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

SSC Light: Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this position, the associate is regularly required to sit, use hands or fingers to handle, hold or feel objects, tools or controls, talk, see, hear and perform repetitive movements with both hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk on carpet, tile or concrete Working Conditions: Majority of the time will be spent indoors in a traditional office environment. Safety Risk Factors: The employee is rarely required to twist back and/or neck and walk on a slippery or cluttered floor surface. Overall Required Equipment a personal computer, telephone, printer, copy machine, fax machine and other general office supplies and equipment. Pulling Requirement 20 lbs. Lifting Requirement 20 lbs.


Travel Requirements

Travel Percent