Rita Schmiederer studied nutrition science with a focus on nutrition economics at the University of Vienna. During her studies, she trained at various institutions of adult education and health care facilities, where she gained experience in training, coaching and counselling.
After completing her studies, she began her professional career in the Austrian food trade in divisional management and branch organisation. There Rita Schmiederer was able to gain sales and further personnel training experience.
This was followed by a change to the Austrian drugstore business, where she was able to deepen her experience in sales as national sales manager in Croatia. In this function she also supported the development of a personnel training concept and was responsible for the entire training and further education of the employees.
Afterwards there was a change back into the Austrian food trade. In addition to project developments and the development of sales concepts, Rita Schmiederer was also responsible for employee training.