Identify opportunities for profitable growth within designated channels and customers
- including Convenience Retail, Foodservice, On-Premise, and Wholesale/Distributor customers.
Oversee development and successful selling of customer plans for appropriate channels
Build enduring relationships with senior management of applicable customers
Provides strategic direction and leadership to a team of Regional Managers & Account Executives responsible for the Minute Maid Warehouse and DSD delivered volume, gross profit, and execution with their respective channels/customers.
Team will lead prospecting and development of new accounts
Build distributor ?route to market? capabilities to reach all small format locations
Develop and execute the tactical plans to meet defined goals, including negotiation of our annual agreement, our price/package plans and all promotional plans
Coordinate execution requirements with all appropriate Coca-Cola system constituents to ensure customer plans meet overall business objectives and strategies
Ensure right equipment is budgeted for, available, and placed with applicable customers
Ensure comprehensive vertical and horizontal call coverage within the customers' organizational structure
Lead and steward top to top calls with designated customers
Lead in the development of all execution targets and use of appropriate tracking and performance measuring tools
Responsible for leading the annual planning process for designated customers
Provide overall leadership on the designated channel and customer responsibility
Coach, mentor and develop the sales team to ensure their professional development and to ensure that the organization's need for future leaders is consistently met
Demonstrate to the customer's senior executives the leadership and stewardship of our business relations and performance
5+ years in consumer goods industry
5+ years in sales/marketing or major account management
3+ years managing professional sales people
Experience working with market research data, including Nielsen
Experience in Small Format/Retail and/or working with 3rd party distributors an asset
Experience developing price and package plans
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, i.e. PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access
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