Sales Support Specialist | Whole Foods Market Global Team

C.A. Fortune

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About C.A. Fortune

Founded in 1983, C.A. Fortune is a leading full-service national consumer products sales and marketing agency, focusing on lifestyle brand partnerships, across numerous trade channels. With more than 375 associates nationwide, the firm offers clients a turn-key solution - from brand incubation/acceleration, client development, sales management, marketing and insights, retail services and more. The company, headquartered in Chicago, has regional offices in Cincinnati, New York City metro, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver and Portland, OR. 



  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Whole Foods Global team
  • Drafts all Whole Foods Market Global promotional files
  • Works with Client Develop Management team to complete new item files for electronic submission to Whole Foods Market
  • Interfaces with clients regarding upcoming reviews and due dates with reminders
  • Compile and maintain new item and discontinuation file for all Whole Foods Market Global brands
  • Update forms in our Global Dropbox
  • Check Whole Foods Market  Supplier Portal each morning and report back with any changes
  • Manages a variety of special projects on an as needed basis for Whole Foods Global and Regional Teams


  • Experience supporting a team
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Exceptional leadership skills dealing with employees and clients of all levels
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong, effective relationships with clients, customers, & colleagues
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms
  • Mid/strong level of knowledge of Whole Foods Market
  • Proficient with all necessary computer-based programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)


Travel Requirements:

  • Minimal overnight travel required (less than 5%) – i.e. industry trade shows, client national sales meetings, & or any other events that would be warranted; all other travel is within assigned market (automobile)


Reporting Structure:

  • Reports to Director of Whole Foods Market Team, Natural Channel



  • Salary commensurate with level of experience and current market landscape
  • Benefits package available - medical, dental, life insurance, 401k match (up to a certain percentage)
    • Additional Options – vision, short term & long-term disability
  • Annual year-end bonus eligibility (based on company & employee performance)
  • Cell phone & Internet allowance
  • Company provided computer
  • Company provided credit card
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